Introduction

Before beginning this guide you should have completed guides on removing the back cover and separating the circuit board from the front cover.

Parts

No parts required.

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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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Image 1/2: Use the T6 Torx screwdriver and remove the four screws. Image 2/2: Use the T6 Torx screwdriver and remove the four screws.
  • Locate the 4 .4mm screws connecting the circuit board to the front panel.

  • Use the T6 Torx screwdriver and remove the four screws.

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Image 1/3: Locate the white tab locking the ribbon in place. Image 2/3: Using precision tweezers push the left and right side of the tab forward. Image 3/3: Gently pull the ribbon to disconnect the circuit board from the front panel.
  • Locate the ribbon cable connecting the front panel to the circuit board.

  • Locate the white tab locking the ribbon in place.

  • Using precision tweezers push the left and right side of the tab forward.

  • Gently pull the ribbon to disconnect the circuit board from the front panel.

  • If gently pulling on the ribbon doesn't release it then the tab hasn't been pushed far enough forward.

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Image 1/3: Pry between the light gray board and the black boarder of the TOMTOM XL screen. Image 2/3: Use moderate pressure when prying, slide the palate knife back and forth, and eventually the screen should pop out. Image 3/3: Use moderate pressure when prying, slide the palate knife back and forth, and eventually the screen should pop out.
  • Use the palate knife to pry the screen away from the front panel.

  • Pry between the light gray board and the black boarder of the TOMTOM XL screen.

  • Use moderate pressure when prying, slide the palate knife back and forth, and eventually the screen should pop out.

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Conclusion

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

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