Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of replacing a button on the Forerunner 405.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew the four 6.35 mm Torx T5 screws securing the backing of the watch.
  • Unscrew the four 6.35 mm Torx T5 screws securing the backing of the watch.

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Pull the backing off the watch.
  • Pull the backing off the watch.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Pull the battery wires out from the motherboard slowly.
  • Pull the battery wires out from the motherboard slowly.

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Unscrew one 4 mm philips screw that attaches the motherboard using a PH000 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew one 4 mm philips screw that attaches the motherboard using a PH000 screwdriver.

  • Lift the motherboard out of the watch.

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Push button in and pinch silver clip with tweezers. Pull silver clip off the pin it is on.
  • Push button in and pinch silver clip with tweezers.

  • Pull silver clip off the pin it is on.

  • Pull out button and replace.

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Conclusion

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

Kyle Kiwczak

Member since: 09/11/2014

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Where to find repair button for FR60? Can it be 3d printed? Garmin asks too much out-of-warranty

vasiljevicic - Reply

I took mine apart to find that the jammed button was actually bent. Using two pairs of needle-nose pliers, I was able to straighten it and re-use it. The watch works great now.

keithnbrauneckermil - Reply

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