Introduction

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

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

  2. Using a metal spudger, pry the device apart.
    • Using a metal spudger, pry the device apart.

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

    • 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.

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

    • 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.

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

    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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i realy appreciate the video but please tell me where can i find buy the motherboard or others parts for my gps rv-760

Thank you

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