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Introduction

The Timex TX5020 is an electronic thermometer that can be used both indoors and outdoors. It requires only a screwdriver to take apart.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Timex TX5020 LCD Electronic Thermometer, use our service manual.

Here is the fully assembled thermometer.
  • Here is the fully assembled thermometer.

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Slide the battery compartment cover off by applying downward and forward pressure.
  • Slide the battery compartment cover off by applying downward and forward pressure.

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  • Loosen and remove the four screws from the back of the thermometer.

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  • Lift the back panel away from the rest of the case.

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  • Remove the three screws holding the circuit board in place.

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  • Lift the circuit board away from the case.

  • Be careful not to pull too hard as the board is attached to the battery contacts.

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  • Remove the screen from it's compartment.

  • Remove the push buttons from their compartment.

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  • Here's a full view of the disassembled components (circuit board, screen, push buttons, and case).

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