Introduction

Problems with charging the battery? The USB port bent out of shape and unable to plug into the charging cable? It might be time to replace the USB Port.

Place the device on the workspace so the screen is facing downward.
  • Place the device on the workspace so the screen is facing downward.

Add Comment

Using the t5 screwdriver from the iFixit Pro Tool Kit, remove all four 5.6mm screws placing them safely on the table. Using the t5 screwdriver from the iFixit Pro Tool Kit, remove all four 5.6mm screws placing them safely on the table.
  • Using the t5 screwdriver from the iFixit Pro Tool Kit, remove all four 5.6mm screws placing them safely on the table.

Add Comment

Grab a spudger from tool kit. Pry open sides of Nuvi gently with spudger (do not rip apart). Use plastic opening tool to pry ribbon slowly from white plastic bar.
  • Grab a spudger from tool kit.

  • Pry open sides of Nuvi gently with spudger (do not rip apart).

  • Use plastic opening tool to pry ribbon slowly from white plastic bar.

  • Separate the two pieces and place them on the table

Add Comment

Remove the t5 screwdriver head and replace it with the j000 screwdriver head from the toolkit. Disconnect all the wires from the circuit board. Using the j000 screwdriver, remove all four 5.1mm screws from the circuit board and place them safely on the table (separate from the case ones)
  • Remove the t5 screwdriver head and replace it with the j000 screwdriver head from the toolkit.

  • Disconnect all the wires from the circuit board.

  • Using the j000 screwdriver, remove all four 5.1mm screws from the circuit board and place them safely on the table (separate from the case ones)

  • Gently pry circuit board from the bottom shell and place it gently on the work surface

Add Comment

Gently and delicately heat up the solder holding the USB port to the circuit board.
  • Gently and delicately heat up the solder holding the USB port to the circuit board.

  • Carefully remove the USB Port using the metal tweezers from the toolkit.

  • Place the old USB Port on a protected work surface that won’t light on fire.

A few comments on separating the screen cables from the main unit would be helpful.. This is not obvious after prying the two components apart.

thomjc24 - Reply

Grab the replacement USB port with the metal tweezers from the toolkit.
  • Grab the replacement USB port with the metal tweezers from the toolkit.

  • Grab the solder and place it on the location of the previous USB port.

  • Place the replacement port and place it over the solder.

  • While holding the USB port in place with the tweezers, use the soldering iron to heat up the solder underneath the port.

  • Let the port cool for an hour.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

6 Comments

where to buy the replacement part?

Philip Bauyon - Reply

The link to the Garmin Nuvi 2595lmt Replacement Port show 3 legs and in the picture above there hare 5 legs

liordaniel - Reply

The part for sale on eBay and the one in the pictures are not the same connector. If you want to read more about this problem try this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_charger_repair....

sharcnetusa - Reply

The link points to a different kind of connector, while it's not 3 pin (the two additional pins are a bit in behind the row of 3 pins) it's wrong and won't work.

However I did not need a new connector, just solder back the current connector and it now works fine (until next time).

One thing that isn't to clear is that the battery and speaker wires are pulled straight up from the board, not sideways in the connector as I first thought.

lpaseen - Reply

Great info, exactly the fix I need.

just cant seem to find the USB port replacement for my nuvi 2595lm.

Any one knows were I can get one from?

Zac - Reply

Anybody know where to get the usb part?

This guide is perfect but I need to replace the port rather than re-attach it.

I am struggling to source the part.

Pat Obrien - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 10

Past 7 Days: 71

Past 30 Days: 380

All Time: 5,950