Introduction

In this guide, we are going to provide step-by-step instructions that will show how to properly replace the device's touch screen.

Remove the stand by depressing the tab and rocking the round interface back away from the tab, pulling it away from the Garmin unit.
  • Remove the stand by depressing the tab and rocking the round interface back away from the tab, pulling it away from the Garmin unit.

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Remove the four, 4mm hex screws from the four corners of the unit, using a T5 bit.
  • Remove the four, 4mm hex screws from the four corners of the unit, using a T5 bit.

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Place the unit screen-side down flat, with the bottom facing you. There are two seams, the one on top is artificial.
  • Place the unit screen-side down flat, with the bottom facing you. There are two seams, the one on top is artificial.

  • This is the real seam, open it with a plastic opening tool in step 4.

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Firmly force a plastic spudger into the bottom seam and pry open a section. Use a prying/pushing motion to force the tool into the unit until you feel a click.
  • Firmly force a plastic spudger into the bottom seam and pry open a section. Use a prying/pushing motion to force the tool into the unit until you feel a click.

  • Repeat this all the way around the seam.

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Do not attempt to separate the unit until all the tabs have been separated. Once the seam is completely separated, you can lift the back away from the screen easily. Do not attempt to separate the unit until all the tabs have been separated. Once the seam is completely separated, you can lift the back away from the screen easily. Do not attempt to separate the unit until all the tabs have been separated. Once the seam is completely separated, you can lift the back away from the screen easily.
  • Do not attempt to separate the unit until all the tabs have been separated. Once the seam is completely separated, you can lift the back away from the screen easily.

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Retrieve a new screen and connect the flat-gold wire to the socket from where you removed the old screen.
  • Retrieve a new screen and connect the flat-gold wire to the socket from where you removed the old screen.

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Conclusion

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

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Were can I order a 6 inch screen for a Garmin Nuvi 2689 LMT

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