Introduction

This guide shows how to fully disassemble a Garmin Nuvi 1200 to replace the logic board.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove to sticker on the back of the unit and then remove the two T5 scremws once this is done use a spudger to carefully pry off the silver cover.
  • Remove to sticker on the back of the unit and then remove the two T5 scremws once this is done use a spudger to carefully pry off the silver cover.

    • Once the tool is inserted it can slide around the entire device.

Remove four small T5 torx screws.
  • Remove four small T5 torx screws.

    • Be gentle, the screws are easily stripped.

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Lift cover off of unit. Be careful not to lose small rubber piece on the bottom right corner.
  • Lift cover off of unit.

  • Be careful not to lose small rubber piece on the bottom right corner.

Disconnect ribbon cable from logic board.
  • Disconnect ribbon cable from logic board.

Remove two T5 torx screws holding down logic board.
  • Remove two T5 torx screws holding down logic board.

  • Disconnect battery.

Gently lift the logic board out of the unit
  • Gently lift the logic board out of the unit

    • Be careful not to damage the battery connector on the top of the unit.

Conclusion

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

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