Introduction

A quick guide to accessing the RoadMate's logic board.

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.

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where can we get the speakers from? please

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Unscrew the 2 screws on either side of the board. Unscrew the 2 screws on either side of the board.
  • Unscrew the 2 screws on either side of the board.

For me, there were two screws, just located at the corners. One was near where the speaker is soldered to the board and the other was diagonally across the board where the GPS unit is soldered into the board.

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Lift the circuit board up and disconnect the GPS connector.
  • Lift the circuit board up and disconnect the GPS connector.

My GPS unit, as mentioned, is soldered into the board, so no conector to remove. The GPS unit lifted right out with the board and was not attached to the display at all.

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Conclusion

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

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