Introduction

This replacement is moderately difficult and should only take fifteen to twenty minuets. You will need a JIS #0 screwdriver, tweezers, and a plastic opening tool. Before you start on the speakers make sure you take out the battery.

At the top of the laptop you will see two switches, like in image one and two. Pull the switches outwards with your thumb, towards the unlocked lock. Pull the switches outwards with your thumb, towards the unlocked lock.
  • At the top of the laptop you will see two switches, like in image one and two.

  • Pull the switches outwards with your thumb, towards the unlocked lock.

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Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out. Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out. Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out.
  • Once both switches are pulled, the battery should pop out.

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Now you are ready to insert your new battery.
  • Now you are ready to insert your new battery.

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Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7 mm screws. Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7 mm screws.
  • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the two 7 mm screws.

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Remove the back panel by sliding it away from the battery. Remove the back panel by sliding it away from the battery.
  • Remove the back panel by sliding it away from the battery.

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Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the three 7 mm screws.
  • Use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the three 7 mm screws.

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Wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the keyboard and the base of the laptop. Continue using the plastic opening tool to pry around the edge  until the keyboard is completely freed form the frame.
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool in-between the keyboard and the base of the laptop.

  • Continue using the plastic opening tool to pry around the edge until the keyboard is completely freed form the frame.

  • The keyboard should only be connected by a ribbon on the underside of the keyboard.

  • It is recommended that you slowly pull the keyboard out as your move around the edge. As in picture 2.

  • Be careful not to pull the keyboard too far away from the face as it will damage the data ribbon.

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Use the tweezers to lift the black hinge on the ribbon connector. Then pull the ribbon from the connector and remove the keyboard from the laptop. Then pull the ribbon from the connector and remove the keyboard from the laptop.
  • Use the tweezers to lift the black hinge on the ribbon connector.

  • Then pull the ribbon from the connector and remove the keyboard from the laptop.

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Now your keyboard is free to be replaced!
  • Now your keyboard is free to be replaced!

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Unscrew four 4mm JIS #0 screws. Unscrew four 4mm JIS #0 screws.
  • Unscrew four 4mm JIS #0 screws.

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After you have the screws out apply pressure with your thumb and slide the hard drive to the left. When the hard drive is completely left gently pull up on the right corner. When the hard drive is completely left gently pull up on the right corner.
  • After you have the screws out apply pressure with your thumb and slide the hard drive to the left.

  • When the hard drive is completely left gently pull up on the right corner.

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Remove the nine  7mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver. Remove the nine  7mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the nine 7mm screws with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

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Using the plastic opening tool split open the laptop on the ends. Starting from one side to the other.
  • Using the plastic opening tool split open the laptop on the ends. Starting from one side to the other.

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These two are the speakers. This is the connector. Unscrew the two 4mm JIS #0 screws.
  • These two are the speakers.

  • This is the connector.

  • Unscrew the two 4mm JIS #0 screws.

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In order to remove the speakers you must first pull back the blue  circuitry that covers the speakers. Then, remove the left speaker by  pulling it up and off the prongs holding it. Repeat this step for the right side Next, use the tweezers to pull the connector out away from the screen.
  • In order to remove the speakers you must first pull back the blue circuitry that covers the speakers.

  • Then, remove the left speaker by pulling it up and off the prongs holding it. Repeat this step for the right side

  • Next, use the tweezers to pull the connector out away from the screen.

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Now you are ready to install your new speakers.
  • Now you are ready to install your new speakers.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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