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.

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