Introduction

Opening the Nuvi and replacing a broken/damaged display.

Peel off the sticker from the bottom of the device to reveal two screws. Peel off the sticker from the bottom of the device to reveal two screws.
  • Peel off the sticker from the bottom of the device to reveal two screws.

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Remove two T5 Torx screws.
  • Remove two T5 Torx screws.

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Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap between the front and rear casing. Carefully work the tool around the gap, separating the two halves of the case.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap between the front and rear casing.

  • Carefully work the tool around the gap, separating the two halves of the case.

    • Keep the power switch in place while removing the rear case.

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Apply pressure to the tabs holding the screen in place with the plastic opening tool
  • Apply pressure to the tabs holding the screen in place with the plastic opening tool

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Apply pressure to the same tabs again to remove the front of the screen. Apply pressure to the same tabs again to remove the front of the screen.
  • Apply pressure to the same tabs again to remove the front of the screen.

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Peel away the material holding the ribbon cable in place. Peeling the sticker halfway will allow you to access the ribbon cable. Removing it fully will allow you to detach the upper case from the lower case.
  • Peel away the material holding the ribbon cable in place.

  • Peeling the sticker halfway will allow you to access the ribbon cable. Removing it fully will allow you to detach the upper case from the lower case.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable from the logic board. Make sure to disconnect the cable from both ports.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable from the logic board.

    • Make sure to disconnect the cable from both ports.

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The display consists of two screens which are held together by the ribbon. The display consists of two screens which are held together by the ribbon.
  • The display consists of two screens which are held together by the ribbon.

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Conclusion

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

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