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iMac Intel 27" EMC 2546 Left Speaker Replacement

Replace the left speaker in your Late 2012 27" iMac.

Replace the left speaker in your Late 2012 27" iMac.

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Stap 1 Left Speaker  ¶ 

Remove two 10.0 mm T10 screws.

Stap 1 Left Speaker  ¶ 

  • Remove two 10.0 mm T10 screws.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Unplug the left speaker cable from its socket on the logic board. Be sure to pull straight up out of the socket. De-route the cable from the gap between the hard drive and logic board. If the gap between the hard drive and logic board is too narrow for the speaker cable, disconnect it and leave the cable in place.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Unplug the left speaker cable from its socket on the logic board. Be sure to pull straight up out of the socket.

  • De-route the cable from the gap between the hard drive and logic board.

  • If the gap between the hard drive and logic board is too narrow for the speaker cable, disconnect it and leave the cable in place.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Be careful not to touch any solder joints on the back of the power supply. Capacitors may be charged enough to give you a dangerous shock. Use a spudger to disconnect the power button connector from its socket on the logic board. Use a spudger to disconnect the power button connector from its socket on the logic board.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Be careful not to touch any solder joints on the back of the power supply. Capacitors may be charged enough to give you a dangerous shock.

  • Use a spudger to disconnect the power button connector from its socket on the logic board.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Lift the left speaker straight up, until the power button cable is exposed (about 0.5"). Lift the left speaker straight up, until the power button cable is exposed (about 0.5").

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Lift the left speaker straight up, until the power button cable is exposed (about 0.5").

Stap 5  ¶ 

Gently de-route the power button cable from its groove in the left speaker. Gently de-route the power button cable from its groove in the left speaker. Gently de-route the power button cable from its groove in the left speaker.

Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Gently de-route the power button cable from its groove in the left speaker.

Stap 6  ¶ 

Lift the left speaker straight up and remove it from the iMac. If the gap between the hard drive and logic board was too narrow to free the speaker cable earlier, gently pull it free as you remove the speaker. Push from the connector end as you pull from the speaker end to thread the cable under the hard drive's right bracket.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • Lift the left speaker straight up and remove it from the iMac.

  • If the gap between the hard drive and logic board was too narrow to free the speaker cable earlier, gently pull it free as you remove the speaker.

  • Push from the connector end as you pull from the speaker end to thread the cable under the hard drive's right bracket.