Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the battery of the TOMTOM XL if the battery is dead or malfunctioning.

  1. Remove the 4 .4mm screws on the back of the device.
    • Remove the 4 .4mm screws on the back of the device.

  2. Using the palate knife tool, pry the back from the LCD screen. Apply a moderate pressure to separate them.
    • Using the palate knife tool, pry the back from the LCD screen. Apply a moderate pressure to separate them.

    • You can rotate TOMTOM XL to make prying back off easier.

    • Be careful not to injure the two wires connecting the pieces.

    • After prying both halves apart, they will be connected by two wires.

    • Carefully set the two halves next to each other making sure not to stress or damage the wires.

    • Using the tweezers separate the wires connecting the battery and speaker to the mother board.

    • Be gentle while pulling the wires out, the plugs are easily injured.

    • Using metal palate knife pry the battery from the back panel.

    • Place the backside of the battery on the sticky side of the double sided tape.

    • Using the tech knife, trim the extra tape to the size of the battery.

    • The tech knife is sharp, be careful when cutting the tape.

    • Remove the back of the double sided tap.

    • Place the new battery back inside the back panel of TOMTOM XL.

    • Make sure the wire from the battery is going in the correct direction.

    • Reconnect the battery ribbon cable to its port.

Conclusion

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

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