Introduction

This guide will show you how to properly and safely remove the motherboard from your Garmin, preventing damage to you or the motherboard.

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  • Using a Torx T6 Screwdriver, remove the ten 7mm screws from the back panel.

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Image 1/3: To recombine them, line up the two halves of the device and press them together. Image 2/3: To recombine them, line up the two halves of the device and press them together. Image 3/3: To recombine them, line up the two halves of the device and press them together.
  • Using a metal spudger, pry the device apart.

  • To recombine them, line up the two halves of the device and press them together.

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Image 1/1: Lift the front panel away from the silver part of the back panel.
  • Turn the device over, laying it on its back with the screen facing upwards.

  • Lift the front panel away from the silver part of the back panel.

  • Make sure not to rip the ribbon cable that is connected to the screen and the motherboard.

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  • Lift the screen opposite where the "GARMIN" logo is located. Remove the clear tape holding the ribbon cable to the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: When handling the motherboard, make sure to wear an anti-static wrist strap. Image 2/2: When handling the motherboard, make sure to wear an anti-static wrist strap.
  • Find and lift the small grey hinge at the end of the ribbon cable.

  • When handling the motherboard, make sure to wear an anti-static wrist strap.

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  • Using a Torx T5 screwdriver, unscrew the six 5mm screws on the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Lift the motherboard from the device. Image 2/3: Lift the motherboard from the device. Image 3/3: Lift the motherboard from the device.
  • Grasp each of the three wires near where it is attached to the motherboard. Lift them upward to detach them.

  • Lift the motherboard from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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