Introduction

If the LCD touchscreen is cracked or damaged, obtain a new touchscreen and replace it with the old one. Keep in mind the the touchscreen is made of glass and can be easily broken.

Image 1/1: Make sure the side containing the speaker and the charging port is facing up on a flat surface.
  • Ensure the LCD screen is face down on a flat surface.

  • Make sure the side containing the speaker and the charging port is facing up on a flat surface.

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  • Remove the four 9mm screws on the back of the GPS unit with the T4 mini screwdriver found in the iFixit Pro Tech Tool Kit.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the orange ribbon cord and the motherboard. Image 2/3: Be careful not to damage the orange ribbon cord and the motherboard. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage the orange ribbon cord and the motherboard.
  • Gently use the two blue plastic opening tools from the 70 piece iFixit Pro Tech Tool Kit to open the GPS unit.

  • Be careful not to damage the orange ribbon cord and the motherboard.

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  • After the GPS unit is open, gently separate the orange ribbon cord connecting the LCD to the motherboard. Separate the cord at the motherboard.

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  • Using the replacement LCD screen, plug the orange ribbon cord into the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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where do you get the replacement screen

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