Orient the GPS V backside up. With a #0 Philips screwdriver, remove six M2x0.4  black screws on the back of the unit. With a #0 Philips screwdriver, remove six M2x0.4  black screws on the back of the unit.
  • Orient the GPS V backside up.

  • With a #0 Philips screwdriver, remove six M2x0.4 black screws on the back of the unit.

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CAUTION: With the spudger, gently pry the back plate off the unit starting at the corners. As you open the unit, locate the 8-pin white connector on the logic board and disconnect it. The antenna side of the device should act like a hinge as you open it. Open the device all the way, making sure to not disconnect the brown antenna wire.
  • CAUTION: With the spudger, gently pry the back plate off the unit starting at the corners.

  • As you open the unit, locate the 8-pin white connector on the logic board and disconnect it. The antenna side of the device should act like a hinge as you open it.

  • Open the device all the way, making sure to not disconnect the brown antenna wire.

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With a #1 Philips screwdriver, remove the silver M2x0.4 screw on the logic board near the brown wire. NOTE: You may need to rotate the device to get better access to the screw.
  • With a #1 Philips screwdriver, remove the silver M2x0.4 screw on the logic board near the brown wire.

  • NOTE: You may need to rotate the device to get better access to the screw.

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Locate the ribbon connector on the logic board. With the spudger, gently apply pressure to both sides of the brown connector lock until it pushes out. With the spudger, gently work the ribbon cable out of the connector until it is free.
  • Locate the ribbon connector on the logic board.

  • With the spudger, gently apply pressure to both sides of the brown connector lock until it pushes out.

  • With the spudger, gently work the ribbon cable out of the connector until it is free.

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CAUTION: With the spudger, gently pry out the logic board. NOTE: Be careful to not disconnect the brown antenna wire as you remove the logic board.
  • CAUTION: With the spudger, gently pry out the logic board.

  • NOTE: Be careful to not disconnect the brown antenna wire as you remove the logic board.

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Locate the brown wire connection on the logic board.
  • Locate the brown wire connection on the logic board.

  • CAUTION: Carefully apply heat with the soldering iron while gently pulling on the brown wire.

  • NOTE: It may take some time to heat the flux up before the wire can be pulled out.

  • Pull brown wire free of the logic board.

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Gently pry the button pad off of the front plate. Gently pry the button pad off of the front plate. Gently pry the button pad off of the front plate.
  • Gently pry the button pad off of the front plate.

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Orient the front plate of the device so the display board is facing up. With the spudger, gently work your way around the display assembly. NOTE: The display assembly is composed of three parts and is glued to the case. Be careful to not separate it when prying it out.
  • Orient the front plate of the device so the display board is facing up.

  • With the spudger, gently work your way around the display assembly.

  • NOTE: The display assembly is composed of three parts and is glued to the case. Be careful to not separate it when prying it out.

  • Pry the display free of the front plate.

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Conclusion

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

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