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Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement

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  1. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Prepare your Steam Deck for disassembly: passo 1, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Prepare your Steam Deck for disassembly: passo 1, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Prepare your Steam Deck for disassembly: passo 1, immagine 3 di 3
    • Turn on your Steam Deck and allow the battery to discharge below 25% before starting your repairs, as a charged lithium-ion polymer battery can be dangerous if accidentally punctured.

    • As an extra precaution, Valve recommends putting your Steam Deck into battery storage mode within the BIOS before starting any internal repairs. Read how to do that here.

    • Power down your Steam Deck and unplug any cables.

    • If you have a microSD card installed, make sure to remove it before opening the Steam Deck. If you attempt to remove the back cover with it still installed, it could snap right in half.

    • During your repair, it can be helpful at times to lay the Steam Deck face-down in its case to protect the thumbsticks and prevent wobble.

  2. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the back cover screws: passo 2, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the back cover screws: passo 2, immagine 2 di 2
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    • Use a T6 Torx driver to remove the eight 5.8 mm‑long screws securing the back cover.

    • Throughout this repair, keep track of each screw and make sure it goes back exactly where it came from.

  3. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip a handle: passo 3, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip a handle: passo 3, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip a handle: passo 3, immagine 3 di 3
    • Insert an opening pick at an upward angle between the back cover and the front shell near one of the triggers.

    • If you can't insert your pick here, try along the top or bottom edges of the Steam Deck OLED before sliding it toward the handle.

    • Slide your pick along the edge of the handle to release the clips securing it to the front shell.

  4. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip the top and bottom edges: passo 4, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip the top and bottom edges: passo 4, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Unclip the top and bottom edges: passo 4, immagine 3 di 3
    • Reinsert your pick and slide it along the top and bottom edges until the back cover feels loose.

  5. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the back cover: passo 5, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the back cover: passo 5, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the back cover: passo 5, immagine 3 di 3
    • Grip the unclipped handle and pull it away from the front shell to release the remaining clips.

    • Remove the back cover.

  6. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the battery: passo 6, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the battery: passo 6, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the battery: passo 6, immagine 3 di 3
    • Grip the battery cable pull tab, located to the left of the battery.

    • Firmly pull the battery cable straight away from the motherboard shield (toward the battery) to disconnect it.

    • This bundled cable is fairly stiff. If you're having trouble, re-grip the pull tab close to the head of the connector and gently walk it side-to-side as you pull.

    • If the cable pull-tab feels fragile or rips during this process, remove the motherboard shield and disconnect the cable using a spudger.

    • When the battery cable comes free, it might push up on the motherboard shield. Don't worry, as this won't damage anything.

  7. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 7, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 7, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 7, immagine 3 di 3
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    • Use a spudger to flip up the small white locking flap on the right button board interconnect cable ZIF connector.

    • Use tweezers or your fingers to grip the cable's pull tab and slide it straight out of its socket to disconnect it.

    • The pull tab may be labelled C‑R.

  8. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 8, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 8, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 8, immagine 3 di 3
    • The interconnect cable is adhered to the motherboard shield.

    • Insert an opening pick between the interconnect cable and the motherboard shield.

    • Be careful not to crease or tear the cable.

    • If you're having trouble inserting a pick, lightly heat the cable using an iOpener or a hair dryer.

    • Slide your pick along the shield to separate the cable.

  9. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Move the interconnect cable: passo 9, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Move the interconnect cable: passo 9, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Move the interconnect cable: passo 9, immagine 3 di 3
    • During the rest of the repair, it may be helpful to move the interconnect cable over the battery and out of the way of the motherboard shield.

    • Be careful not to crease or strain the cable, as it's still adhered to the battery.

    • Tape the cable in place away from the motherboard shield.

  10. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard shield screws: passo 10, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard shield screws: passo 10, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use your T6 Torx driver to remove the two 3.8 mm‑long screws securing the top left and bottom left corners of the motherboard shield.

  11. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard shield: passo 11, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard shield: passo 11, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard shield: passo 11, immagine 3 di 3
    • If the speaker cable is taped to the bottom edge of the motherboard shield, gently peel it off.

    • Remove the motherboard shield.

  12. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Reassembly instructions: passo 12, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Reassembly instructions: passo 12, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Reassembly instructions: passo 12, immagine 3 di 3
    • During reassembly, use the flat end of a spudger to slide the battery connector into its socket on the motherboard.

  13. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD screw: passo 13, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD screw: passo 13, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD screw: passo 13, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your T6 Torx driver to remove the 3.3 mm‑long screw securing the SSD.

    • The SSD will pop up to a slight angle as you remove the screw.

  14. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD: passo 14, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD: passo 14, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the SSD: passo 14, immagine 3 di 3
    • Grip the end of the SSD and pull it away from its M.2 board connector to remove it.

    • Remove the SSD.

    • During reassembly, insert the SSD at a slight angle into its socket and hold it against its screw post as you install its screw.

  15. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the heat sink screws: passo 15, immagine 1 di 1
    • Use your T6 Torx driver to remove the three 3.3 mm‑long screws securing the heat sink.

    • During reassembly, install the screws in the order marked on the heat sink mounts: 1, 2, then 3.

  16. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the heat sink: passo 16, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the heat sink: passo 16, immagine 2 di 2
    • Lift the heat sink from the motherboard and remove it.

    • Depending on the age of your device, this might require some force. A twisting motion may help loosen the thermal paste.

    • Before reinstalling the heat sink, follow this guide to clean the heat sink and APU and reapply thermal paste.

  17. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 17, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 17, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the right button board: passo 17, immagine 3 di 3
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    • Use the point of your spudger to flip up the small black locking flap on the right button board ZIF connector in the bottom left corner of the board.

    • Use tweezers or your fingers to grip the pull tab and slide the cable straight out of its socket to disconnect it.

  18. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 18, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 18, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Separate the cable adhesive: passo 18, immagine 3 di 3
    • Adhesive secures the right button board cable to the speaker.

    • Slide an opening pick between the left side of the cable and the speaker.

    • If the adhesive feels stubborn, lightly heat the cable with an iOpener or hair dryer.

    • Slide your pick toward the motherboard to separate the adhesive securing the cable.

  19. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the fan: passo 19, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the fan: passo 19, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the fan: passo 19, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use blunt nose tweezers to grip the edges of the fan connector and walk it side-to-side out of its socket to disconnect it.

    • Don't pull on the cables—only pull on the connector body.

    • During reassembly, insert the connector gently. Make sure the exposed colored wires within the connector face away from the fan.

    • Don't force the connector into the socket, as you might damage the fragile internal pins.

  20. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the audio board: passo 20, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the audio board: passo 20, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the audio board: passo 20, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use the point of your spudger to flip up the small locking flap on the audio board ZIF connector in the upper right corner of the motherboard.

    • Use tweezers or your fingers to grip the cable's pull tab and pull it straight out of its socket to disconnect it.

  21. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the antenna cables: passo 21, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the antenna cables: passo 21, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the antenna cables: passo 21, immagine 3 di 3
    • Slide one arm of angled tweezers under the metal neck of the gray antenna cable connector in the bottom right corner of the motherboard.

    • Gently lift the connector to disconnect it.

    • Don't lift the cables themselves—lift only on the metal necks of the connectors.

  22. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 22, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 22, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 22, immagine 3 di 3
    • Repeat the previous step to disconnect the white and black antenna cable connectors.

    • During reassembly:

    • Note the correct socket for each connector—the white cable connects to the top socket, the black cable to the middle socket, and the gray cable to the bottom socket.

    • Hold each connector in place over its socket and press down with the flat end of your spudger until the connector snaps into place.

  23. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the speakers: passo 23, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the speakers: passo 23, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the speakers: passo 23, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use blunt nose tweezers to grip the edges of the speakers connector and walk it side-to-side out of its socket to disconnect it.

    • Don't pull on the cables—only pull on the connector body.

    • During reassembly, insert the connector gently. Make sure the exposed colored wires within the connector face away from the motherboard.

    • Don't force the connector into the socket, as you might damage the fragile internal pins.

  24. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard screws: passo 24, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard screws: passo 24, immagine 2 di 2
    • Use your T6 Torx driver to remove the three 3.7 mm‑long screws securing the motherboard.

  25. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Flip over the motherboard: passo 25, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Flip over the motherboard: passo 25, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Flip over the motherboard: passo 25, immagine 3 di 3
    • Be careful not to strain the screen cable, as it's still connected to the underside of the motherboard near the bottom right corner.

    • Lift the top edge of the motherboard and flip it over the bottom edge of the frame to access the screen cable underneath.

  26. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the screen: passo 26, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the screen: passo 26, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Disconnect the screen: passo 26, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use the point of your spudger to flip up the locking flap on the outside edge of the screen ZIF connector.

    • Use tweezers or your fingers to grip the screen cable pull tab and slide the cable straight out of its socket to disconnect it.

  27. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the motherboard: passo 27, immagine 1 di 1
    • Remove the motherboard.

  28. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the right speaker: passo 28, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the right speaker: passo 28, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the right speaker: passo 28, immagine 3 di 3
    • Be careful not to damage the speaker mesh underneath the speaker.

    • Insert the flat end of your spudger between the right speaker and the frame.

    • Slowly pry up the speaker to separate the adhesive securing it.

    • If the speaker feels stubborn, lightly heat it using a hair dryer.

    • During reassembly, make sure that the speaker mesh lays flat against the frame before installing your new speakers.

  29. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the adhesive: passo 29, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the adhesive: passo 29, immagine 2 di 2
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    • If the speaker adhesive stayed on the speaker mesh, use tweezers or your fingers to remove it.

  30. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the right speaker cable: passo 30, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the right speaker cable: passo 30, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the right speaker cable: passo 30, immagine 3 di 3
    • Grab the right speaker and unhook its cable from the two retaining tabs in the midframe.

    • Peel the cable and its tape from the midframe, just to the left of the battery.

  31. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Move the interconnect cable: passo 31, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Move the interconnect cable: passo 31, immagine 2 di 2
    • As you remove the left speaker in the next three steps, hold the interconnect cable out of the way as necessary.

  32. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the left speaker: passo 32, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the left speaker: passo 32, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Pry up the left speaker: passo 32, immagine 3 di 3
    • Be careful not to damage the speaker mesh underneath the speaker.

    • Insert the flat end of your spudger between the left speaker and the frame.

    • Slowly pry up the speaker to separate the adhesive securing it.

    • If the speaker feels stubborn, lightly heat it with an iOpener or hair dryer.

    • During reassembly, make sure that the speaker mesh lays flat against the frame before installing your new speakers.

  33. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Speaker cable information: passo 33, immagine 1 di 2 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Speaker cable information: passo 33, immagine 2 di 2
    • Retaining tabs and pieces of tape secure the speakers cable to the front edge of the midframe. In the remaining steps, you'll free the cable from the midframe.

  34. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the speakers cable: passo 34, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the speakers cable: passo 34, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Free the speakers cable: passo 34, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use tweezers or your fingers to peel the rightmost speaker cable tape from the midframe.

  35. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 35, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 35, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 35, immagine 3 di 3
    • Use your fingers to unhook the middle of the speakers cable from the retaining tabs along the midframe.

  36. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 36, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 36, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement: passo 36, immagine 3 di 3
    • Two overlapping pieces of tape secure cables near the left edge of the battery. Identify the tape that secures the thicker, bundled speakers cable.

    • Use tweezers or your fingers to peel the speakers cable tape from the midframe.

  37. Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the speakers: passo 37, immagine 1 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the speakers: passo 37, immagine 2 di 3 Steam Deck OLED Speakers Replacement, Remove the speakers: passo 37, immagine 3 di 3
    • Remove the speakers.

    • During reassembly:

    • Use the white lines on the cable near the speakers as markers to align the length of the cable with the notches in the frame.

    • Route the left side of the cable underneath the screen cable.

    • Use the third photo as a reference to route the cables through the retaining tabs and notches in the midframe.

Conclusione

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Steam Deck OLED answers community for help.

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