Introduction

Opening the Nuvi and replacing a broken/damaged display.

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

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  • Remove two T5 Torx screws.

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Image 1/2: Carefully work the tool around the gap, separating the two halves of the case. Image 2/2: Keep the power switch in place while removing the rear 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

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

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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Make sure to disconnect the cable from both ports. Image 2/2: 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.

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Conclusion

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

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