Introduction

Before replacing the battery, visit the device's troubleshooting page to determine whether you need to replace the battery. Follow the steps in this guide if you need to replace the battery.

Place the GPS face down on a flat surface.
  • Place the GPS face down on a flat surface.

  • Make sure the side containing the speaker and charging port is facing up.

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Remove the four 9 mm  screws on the back of the GPS with the T4 Torx screwdriver. Remove the four 9 mm  screws on the back of the GPS with the T4 Torx screwdriver. Remove the four 9 mm  screws on the back of the GPS with the T4 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 9 mm screws on the back of the GPS with the T4 Torx screwdriver.

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Pry the GPS open using a plastic opening tool. Avoid damaging the motherboard while opening the device. Avoid damaging the motherboard while opening the device.
  • Pry the GPS open using a plastic opening tool.

  • Avoid damaging the motherboard while opening the device.

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After the GPS is open, remove the two 9 mm screws holding the motherboard in place. After the GPS is open, remove the two 9 mm screws holding the motherboard in place. After the GPS is open, remove the two 9 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • After the GPS is open, remove the two 9 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

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Remove the motherboard from its designated location in the GPS. Avoid damaging the blue and black speaker cables connected to the motherboard.
  • Remove the motherboard from its designated location in the GPS.

  • Avoid damaging the blue and black speaker cables connected to the motherboard.

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Unplug the red and yellow cables from the motherboard to remove the battery. Unplug the red and yellow cables from the motherboard to remove the battery.
  • Unplug the red and yellow cables from the motherboard to remove the battery.

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Carefully pry out the battery using a blue plastic opening tool. You may need to apply a considerate amount of force to remove the  battery from the GPS because an adhesive secures the battery to the rear case. You may need to apply a considerate amount of force to remove the  battery from the GPS because an adhesive secures the battery to the rear case.
  • Carefully pry out the battery using a blue plastic opening tool.

  • You may need to apply a considerate amount of force to remove the battery from the GPS because an adhesive secures the battery to the rear case.

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Conclusion

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

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The process really is as essy as it looks. One thing though...

It seemed as though something would break before the battery would release. Not to worry; hold the case securely and the battery will eventually pop loose.

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