Introduction

Use this guide to replace your speaker for your Garmin Nuvi 1490T.

Image 1/1: Locate the crevice that separates the frame from the body.
  • Power off your GPS before moving on.

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

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Image 1/1: Applying excessive force can lead to a damaged or scratched display screen.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Using your hands, completely disconnect the frame from the body. Image 2/3: Set the pieces of the frame aside. Image 3/3: 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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  • Carefully move the display out of the way of the speaker revealing the blue and black cord from the speaker.

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Image 1/2: Remove it by pulling slightly towards the speaker. Image 2/2: Remove it by pulling slightly towards the speaker.
  • Using tweezers, gently clamp onto the white plastic end of the speaker connector.

  • Remove it by pulling slightly towards the speaker.

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Image 1/3: When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The metal spudger is great when you need serious prying power, but the regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible. Image 2/3: Slide the tool around the perimeter to fully dislodge the speaker. Image 3/3: Slide the tool around the perimeter to fully dislodge the speaker.
  • Wedge a nylon spudger into the crevice to begin to dislodge it from the body.

  • When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The metal spudger is great when you need serious prying power, but the regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

  • Slide the tool around the perimeter to fully dislodge the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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