Introduction

There are times when the power button might fall off the device. If that happens, refer to this guide in order to replace it.

Use the T-4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 mm screws on the back of the device. Use the T-4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 mm screws on the back of the device.
  • Use the T-4 screwdriver to unscrew the 9 mm screws on the back of the device.

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Pry open the device from all four sides using the iFixit Plastic Opening Tool until you see the inside of the system. Pry open the device from all four sides using the iFixit Plastic Opening Tool until you see the inside of the system.
  • Pry open the device from all four sides using the iFixit Plastic Opening Tool until you see the inside of the system.

Look for a small button on the motherboard at the top of the device, and insert replacement power button on top of the small button on the motherboard until you hear a click. Look for a small button on the motherboard at the top of the device, and insert replacement power button on top of the small button on the motherboard until you hear a click.
  • Look for a small button on the motherboard at the top of the device, and insert replacement power button on top of the small button on the motherboard until you hear a click.

Conclusion

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

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Maurice Thomas

Member since: 10/13/2015

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What if the button is lost? Where can you find a replacement?

omatrish - Reply

where do i buy a power button for my garmin

marvin cook - Reply

Ebay used garmin products

Dan -

Some of them actually work ! But make sure you search for your specific garmin model ( ie# garmin 50 Nuvi )

Dan -

Where can I find a replacement switch?

lrdvgall - Reply

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