Introduction

Use this guide to replace your speaker for your 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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Carefully move the display out of the way of the speaker revealing the blue and black cord from the speaker. Carefully move the display out of the way of the speaker revealing the blue and black cord from the speaker.
  • Carefully move the display out of the way of the speaker revealing the blue and black cord from the speaker.

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Using tweezers,  gently clamp onto the white plastic end of the speaker connector. 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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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.
  • 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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