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I have the Magellan Maestro 4040. The yellow power connecter has come lose/off and is inside unit. I can't seem to figure out how to open unit

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You have to use small screw drivers to open unit and re-align the yellow connector. Maku sure that when all screws are undone. Pry it open carefully not to misplace or misalign any other parts. If the connectore is really broken from the connector board, we need service technician to either solder it for you or replace some parts on the connectore board itself.

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