Introduction

This guide will teach you how to disassemble your TomTom One XL and expose the power button for cleaning or repair.

  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 a Torx 6 screwdriver, remove the 4 .5mm screws connecting the motherboard to the screen assembly.

    • The motherboard is connected to the screen assembly via a ribbon wire. After removing the screws, be careful not to damage the wire or the port.

    • Detach the ribbon wire from it's port on the back of the motherboard.

    • Now the power button is exposed and any obstructions can be easily removed.

    • If you want to replace the button it can easily be popped out using your hands.

Conclusion

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

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