Introduction

Prerequisite only: This guide will show you how to remove the frame of the Garmin Nuvi 1490T.

Power off your GPS before moving on.
  • Power off your GPS before moving on.

  • Locate the crevice that separates the frame from the body.

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Carefully insert the plastic prying tool into the crevice to separate the frame from the body.
  • Carefully insert the plastic prying tool into the crevice to separate the frame from the body.

  • Applying excessive force can lead to a damaged or scratched display screen.

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Slide the plastic prying tool around the perimeter to completely remove the frame. Slide the plastic prying tool around the perimeter to completely remove the frame.
  • Slide the plastic prying tool around the perimeter to completely remove the frame.

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After removing first frame your GPS should look like this
  • After removing first frame your GPS should look like this

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Remove the four 11.0 mm screws using the Torx T5 screwdriver. Remove the four 11.0 mm screws using the Torx T5 screwdriver. Remove the four 11.0 mm screws using the Torx T5 screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 11.0 mm screws using the Torx T5 screwdriver.

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Using the plastic prying tool, dislodge the  frame from the body of the device. Using your hands, completely disconnect the frame from the body. Set the pieces of the frame aside.
  • Using the plastic prying tool, dislodge the frame from the body of the device.

  • Using your hands, completely disconnect the frame from the body.

  • Set the pieces of the frame aside.

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Conclusion

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

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