Introduction

The speaker provides auto feedback. Replace it.

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  • Begin by removing the stand by depressing the tab and rocking the round interface back toward you, pulling it away from the Garmin unit.

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

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Image 1/1: Pry open the seam with a prying tool.
  • Place the unit screen-side down flat, with the bottom facing you. There are two seams, the one on top is artificial.

  • Pry open the seam with a prying tool.

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Image 1/1: Repeat this all the way around the seam.
  • Firmly force a plastic spudger into the bottom seam and pry open a section. Use a prying/pushing motion to force the spudger into the unit.

  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Detach with a pry tool.
  • The battery is connected to the main circuit board via two wires, red and green in color, and is attached with a white connector.

  • Detach with a pry tool.

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Image 1/1: Removing the battery protects it from damage and gives you more room to work
  • The white battery is attached to the casing with an adhesive. Separate it with a prying tool

  • Removing the battery protects it from damage and gives you more room to work

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Image 1/2: These are located near the four corners of the main circuit board, as shown. Image 2/2: These are located near the four corners of the main circuit board, as shown.
  • Remove the four, 4mm hex screws with a T5 bit.

  • These are located near the four corners of the main circuit board, as shown.

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  • Carefully pick up and remove the main circuit board from the device’s plastic casing.

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  • Remove the speaker - located on the device as shown - from the plastic casing using a prying tool. Use the prying tool around the entire rim of the speaker to ensure a clean removal.

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  • Tape the main circuit board onto a clean surface to secure the device for further steps.

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Image 1/2: Soldering irons will reach extremely high temperatures and should be used with caution. Image 2/2: Soldering irons will reach extremely high temperatures and should be used with caution.
  • Melt the the two metal connections on the circuit using a soldering iron and remove the wires using tweezers.

  • Soldering irons will reach extremely high temperatures and should be used with caution.

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Image 1/1: Try to keep the solder on the metal contact points. Avoid heating the plastic circuit board.
  • Retrieve your replacement speaker and re-solder the wires back onto the main circuit board.

  • Try to keep the solder on the metal contact points. Avoid heating the plastic circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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