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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.

Parts

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  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.

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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One Comment

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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