Introduction

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

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

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Image 1/1: You can rotate TOMTOM XL to make prying back off easier.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Carefully set the two halves next to each other making sure not to stress or damage the wires.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Be gentle while pulling the wires out, the plugs are easily injured. Image 2/2: Be gentle while pulling the wires out, the plugs are easily injured.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/3: Using the tech knife, trim the extra tape to the size of the battery. Image 2/3: The tech knife is sharp, be careful when cutting the tape. Image 3/3: The tech knife is sharp, be careful when cutting the tape.
  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Place the new battery back inside the back panel of TOMTOM XL. Image 2/3: Make sure the wire from the battery is going in the correct direction. Image 3/3: Make sure the wire from the battery is going in the correct direction.
  • 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.

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  • Reconnect the battery ribbon cable to its port.

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Conclusion

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

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