Introduction

The tools needed are a T5 Torx screwdriver and a plastic opening tool. The battery is glued to the back of the device and connected to the motherboard with a wire.

  1. Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove four 6 mm screws from the four corners of the back of the device.
    • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove four 6 mm screws from the four corners of the back of the device.

  2. Grip the device with your hands. Using your thumbs pull the nameplate towards yourself and off the device.
    • Grip the device with your hands. Using your thumbs pull the nameplate towards yourself and off the device.

    • There is a visible separation between the front and the back of the device.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the device along this separation.

    • Trying to open the device on the opposite side will rip the motherboard-display connector.

    • Carefully pull apart the device by opening it up on the opposite side of the nameplate.

    • Using a plastic opening tool pry the battery away from the device.

    • The battery might be glued, so it might require a little bit of force to get it out.

    • Pull the battery-motherboard connector away from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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On my Nuvi 2557, the silver name bezel is part of the front cover - it does not separate. I just split the case as shown.

The battery connector pulls out perpendicular to the pc board, and you re-insert it by aligning and pressing down against the board.

john horn - Reply

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