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Instructions on replacing nuvi speaker

Hi
YOu mentioned that you would post instructions on how to replace the speaker. That was back in march I think. I just noticed that the new software I added to my nuvi 360 included something to "prevent speaker blowout". Darn... Too late.
Anyway, my speaker is certainly damaged and I need to find a replacement and figure out how to open the case.
My email is mccall.jim@gmail.com thanks Jim

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  • elasticmedia Sep 26, 2008

    To clarify, I would appreciate knowing how to open up the case, perhaps with a kitchen knife or putty knife? Any disassembly hints would be appreciated. Particularly, I am interested in a source to purchase a replacement speaker. 


    It sounds like the speaker is mounted with adhesive - was this hard to remove.


    finally, there were contradictory comments on testing the speaker: Jim mentioned 1500 K ohms for his speaker (but thought his was good) and Jim measured 7.8 ohms for his speaker (which he doesn't say but it is implied that the speaker is good). I would have thought that the speaker should be around 8 ohms.


    thanks
    JIM

  • elasticmedia Sep 26, 2008

    OK Jim - this info is great. Where can I get a replacement speaker, what size torx is it, and is it a generic case separator or specific (where to get the separator?


    I gather that you didn't have to much difficulty in disassembling the device without damaging the cables - I assume that careful work will prevail?


    thanks
    Jim

  • kushal mehta Dec 02, 2008

    Where can I find a case separator?

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    The original poster "Bruce" said his was 1500 ohms. I (Jim), said that was too high and actually measured a working one which showed 7.8 ohms, which was probably some tolerance reading. The speaker for all practical purposes is 8 ohms.



    There are specific tools to open the Nuvi (torx screwdriver & case separator). Using anything else could damage your Nuvi. The case separator tool prevents the case from being dented using any other tool that is harder than the plastic case.



    There are (3) internal flex cables, (1) for the touch screen, (1) for the LCD display and (1) for the antenna. These can be damaged if your not careful. I've had several emails from people who have damaged these cables trying to get their Nuvi apart.



    In the 360, there is an additional set of wires for the bluetooth condenser microphone. If you don't plug it back in the same way as you unplugged it, your mic won't work.



    I have sucessfully second sourced a replacement speaker for the Nuvi and have verified that it works.



    The original speaker was not hard to remove. However, the new speaker does not have wires. You will have to unsolder the wires & plug from your original speaker and solder them to the new one.



    - Jim



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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

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I have given you the proper information as requested. Good luck!

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