Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Once the tool is inserted it can slide around the entire device.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Be gentle, the screws are easily stripped.
  • Remove four small T5 torx screws.

    • Be gentle, the screws are easily stripped.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to lose small rubber piece on the bottom right corner. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • Disconnect ribbon cable from logic board.

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Image 1/1: Disconnect battery.
  • Remove two T5 torx screws holding down logic board.

  • Disconnect battery.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the battery connector on the top 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.

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Conclusion

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

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