Introduction

You will need to remove several screws and the battery in order to replace the motherboard.

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  • Remove the four screws on the back of the GPS using the T5 Torx screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: When prying open the device, use caution to avoid damaging the motherboard. Image 2/3: When prying open the device, use caution to avoid damaging the motherboard. Image 3/3: When prying open the device, use caution to avoid damaging the motherboard.
  • Pry the GPS open using a plastic opening tool.

  • When prying open the device, use caution to avoid damaging the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: There are two screws - one in the back and one in the front. Image 2/3: There are two screws - one in the back and one in the front. Image 3/3: There are two screws - one in the back and one in the front.
  • Using the T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the two screws located on the motherboard.

  • There are two screws - one in the back and one in the front.

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Image 1/1: Do not pull on red, green, and black cables when repositioning the motherboard.
  • Move the motherboard from from its designated location on the GPS.

  • Do not pull on red, green, and black cables when repositioning the motherboard.

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  • Gently unplug the red, green, and black bundled cable to remove the battery.

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Image 1/2: You might need to use additional force when prying because there is adhesive glue on the back of the battery. Image 2/2: You might need to use additional force when prying because there is adhesive glue on the back of the battery.
  • Use blue plastic opening tool to carefully pry the battery from the GPS.

  • You might need to use additional force when prying because there is adhesive glue on the back of the battery.

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Image 1/1: Once the black and blue wires are desoldered, llift the motherboard out and away from the device.
  • Using a soldering iron, desolder the black and blue wires connected to the motherboard.

  • Once the black and blue wires are desoldered, llift the motherboard out and away from the device.

  • Check out this awesome guide on how to solder and desolder connections.

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Conclusion

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

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