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Garmin Nuvi 360 dented 1/2" dent in touchscreen - fixable?

Sharcnet,

I've seen you fix many a Garmin issue on FixYa. I was wondering if there was any fix to a dent in a touchscreen. Ever since the dent occured the gps is unusable since it thinks that that spot on the screen is always being touched so it cycles through the screens.

I can't figure out how to open the unit and see if it's possible to un-dent the screen.

Thanks again!

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  • portocall_99 Jan 27, 2009

    I have a similar issue with a different GPS NAV unit. Mine got a small dimple in an area of the screen that makes it constantly "touch" that point and it always changes screens and won't stay on the main screen. You can barely even notice the dimple unless you hit it with the light at just the right angle. I tried to gently and cautiously warm up the screen and attempt to 'pull' the dent up via suction, but that did not work and I did not want to try any hotter or harder due to risj of damage. Aside from the dimple everything is fine. Grrr

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Yes, the touchscreen can be replaced. Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm


- Jim

Posted on Apr 19, 2010

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