Introduction

You can change the battery by opening up the GPS.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove 4 rubber caps covering each screw by inserting the screwdriver into the side of cap and prying back and forth. Please note: this is a tedious process, but be patient.
  • Remove 4 rubber caps covering each screw by inserting the screwdriver into the side of cap and prying back and forth.

  • Please note: this is a tedious process, but be patient.

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Remove the 4 screws holding the cover in place using a Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4 screws holding the cover in place using a Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Open the back cover. Lift the cover slowly and carefully; the speaker is screwed on the back cover and is connected to the circuit board.
  • Open the back cover.

  • Lift the cover slowly and carefully; the speaker is screwed on the back cover and is connected to the circuit board.

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Disconnect the speaker from the terminal. When reassembling, make sure that you plug the terminal in the same way.  The black wire should be on the side farthest from the battery.
  • Disconnect the speaker from the terminal.

  • When reassembling, make sure that you plug the terminal in the same way. The black wire should be on the side farthest from the battery.

In my 1200, the speaker is glued to the back and soldered into the board so there is no plug to undo. Just carefully find a position so that board doesn't pull on the speaker wire while it is open.

Jomar - Reply

where can we get the speakers from? please

bbunni1404 - Reply

Disconnect the battery connector from the circuit board. Pry the battery off the circuit board.  The adhesive attaching it shouldn't require any other tools. Pry the battery off the circuit board.  The adhesive attaching it shouldn't require any other tools.
  • Disconnect the battery connector from the circuit board.

  • Pry the battery off the circuit board. The adhesive attaching it shouldn't require any other tools.

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Conclusion

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

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