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Harman Kardon Soundsticks I - back of tweeter has come off

The metal back from the top tweeter in one of my  Soundsticks has come off (it fell off my table onto the floor).  Is there a way of opening the Soundstick 'tube' to push the metal back onto the tweeter?  I can see where it used to be glued to the back of the tweeter, but am not sure if the plastic casing will snap open , or whether it is glued together.  
Alternatively, if this can't be done, can anyone suggest how I could repair this because the sound is a bit fuzzy at times because of the loose backing?

Many thanks.   Mark

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    my top two lil speakers fell in to the tube on the left tube



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I took a screwdriver and pried mine open (at one of the ends, not the center), snapped my tweeter back in place, took model airplane glue and a Q-tip, covered the ridge side (not the grooved side) of the case with just a little line of glue and stuck them back together. Worked perfect.


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Take a hair pin, inset it through the speaker grill, and bring it back out, like a hook, and grab it with both hands, and pull gently, it worked for me

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

  • Shpongle Jul 29, 2011

    This guy is a thinker!
    I didn't use a hairpin for fear of hurting the speaker grill, but I did use a string of leather (old necklace) to pull the two left side clips back in, and then took a small paintbrush handle, and gently levering off the speaker body, pushed the two on the right into place with a satisfying "kloonk" sound!
    Thanks man!
    Awesome fix!

  • benja86 Sep 23, 2011

    I had the exact same problem. I followed what you did and it worked great. Thanks a ton!


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U better dont do experiment..take ur pc to a service centre....itz better..but regarding myself it will open and u can insert...

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