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Introduction

Restore balanced sound to your laptop by replacing the right speaker.

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    • Use your fingers to push both battery release tabs away from the battery and lift the battery out of the computer.

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    • Remove the four identical Phillips 3.4 mm screws from the memory door. These screws have 4 mm diameter heads rather than the 3 mm heads on the body screws.

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    • Lift the memory door up enough to get a grip on it, and slide it toward you, pulling it away from the casing.

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    • Remove the three Phillips screws in the battery compartment near the latch. Apple was nice enough to tilt these screws at a slight angle to make them easier to remove. On the A1261 these screws have 4 mm diameter heads rather than the 3 mm heads on the body screws.

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    • Remove the following six screws:

    • Two 14.5 mm T6 Torx screws on either side of the RAM slot.

    • Four 3.4 mm Phillips screws along the hinge.

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    • Remove the four 3.4 mm Phillips screws on the port side of the computer.

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    • Rotate the computer 90 degrees and remove the two Phillips screws from the rear of the computer.

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    • Rotate the computer 90 degrees again and remove the four Phillips screws from the side of the computer.

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    • Do not yank the upper case off quickly. The case is attached to the logic board via a ribbon cable.

    • Lift up the back of the case and work your fingers along the sides, freeing the case as you go. Once you have freed the sides, you may need to rock the case up and down to free the front of the upper case.

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    • Disconnect the trackpad and keyboard ribbon cable from the logic board.

    • Remove the upper case.

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    • Disconnect the orange SuperDrive ribbon cable from the logic board, removing tape as necessary.

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    • Remove the following three screws:

    • Two black 4 mm T6 Torx screws on either side of the SuperDrive.

    • One 8.7 mm silver (black in some models) T6 Torx screw at the back of the drive near the speaker.

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    • Use one hand to pull back the speaker cable and use your other hand to lift the optical drive up and out of the computer.

    • If you have a CD or any other object jammed in your optical drive, we have an optical drive repair guide.

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    • Disconnect the ten indicated connectors from the logic board.

    • The connectors have different positions for the four MacBook Pro revisions covered by this guide, and their locations are highlighted in the three pictures on this step.

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    • Rotate the large display data cable to the left and disconnect the small right thermal sensor cable beneath.

    • If you have the A1261 model, the right thermal sensor cable is located in between the right fan connector and display data cable.

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    • Remove the single black 4 mm T6 Torx screw securing the clear plastic shield over the right ambient light sensor.

    • Lift the clear plastic shield off the right ambient light sensor.

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    • Peel up the orange Kapton tape securing the left thermal sensor cable to the logic board.

    • If you have a MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229, this is the middle thermal sensor.

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    • Remove the following twelve screws:

    • Seven 6.5 mm T6 Torx screws.

    • Two shanked 7.6 mm T6 Torx screws securing the battery connector to the lower case.

    • Three 7.8 mm T6 Torx screws.

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    • Lift up the left side of the logic board and disconnect the multi-colored power connector from the bottom of the board.

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    • Grasp the logic board at the left side and at the thin section near the right fan, and rotate the logic board out of the lower case.

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    • If the right speaker assembly remains attached to the logic board, hold the logic board with one hand and slide the speaker up slightly to free it from the logic board.

    • To properly reassemble your MacBook Pro, you'll have to clean off and replace the thermal compound from the three chips on the underside of the logic board. Use our Applying Thermal Paste Guide to prepare the processor and heat sink surfaces.

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    • Disconnect the two antenna cables attached to the AirPort Extreme card.

    • The cable with the gray shielding attaches to the left side connector, while the cable with the white shielding attaches to the right side.

    • For the A1261 model, The cable with the black shielding attaches to the left side connector, while the cable with the blue shielding attaches to the right side.

    • If you have a MacBook Pro 17" Model A1229 or A1212, there are three antenna cables attached to the AirPort Extreme card instead of two.

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    • Remove the single black 4.3 mm T6 Torx screw from the top right corner of the AirPort Extreme card.

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    • Lift the AirPort Extreme card up and slide it out of its connector.

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    • Remove the two silver T6 Torx screws from the top left 8 mm and bottom right 10 mm corners of the left speaker assembly.

    • The magnet in the MagSafe connector may pull the upper screw towards it after the screw has been freed.

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    • Lift up on the left speaker assembly and rotate it slightly. It is not possible to entirely remove the speaker yet, as it is still connected to the left I/O board beneath.

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    • Disconnect the two cables securing the left speaker to the I/O board.

    • Lift the left speaker out of the upper case.

  28. MacBook Pro 17" Models A1151 A1212 A1229 and A1261 Right Speaker Replacement, Right Speaker: étape 28, image 1 de 1
    • Disconnect the cable connecting the right speaker to the left I/O board (to the right of the left speaker cables disconnected in the previous step).

    • Lift the right speaker assembly out of the computer.

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    • Use a spudger to pry up the PRAM battery from its housing on the left speaker assembly.

Conclusion

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

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