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Tom Tom will not stick to glass or dash board disc

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Replace the mount with a new one if cleaning the rubber suction cup fails.
Use a 'alcohol wipe'

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To fix this problem with the malfunctioning " Joy Stick", and or selection or enter button, you must seperate the Remotes halves. There are no springs or other parts that will come flying out when the halves are split. Do Not use a screw driver to separate the seams the best tool is a tool used by manicurist on cuticles or make your own. Squeeze the bottom half while moving along the seam. Once you have two of the plastic catches released, the others will come apart. Then remove the three philips screws that will allow you to remove the board and attached LCD screen. The LCD screen is attached with a ribbon cable. To remove this cable, first back off the cable pressure locks! What looks like the end of the cable is only a pressure lock and stays with the main board. Do Not get in a hurry with this ribbon cable! Use a magnifying glass to have a close look! Turn the board over and remove the " button boot", this will allow access to the joy stick. The joy stick button is a friction fit and can be removed with equal upward pressure. Now you are at , what is a five way switch. Study the switch with your magnifying glass and a good light, you will see how the metal bracket holds the switch together. Bend the catches back on only one side of the bracket. This will allow you to remove the joy stick and see the five small concave metal discs. These discs are tempered to make contact and return to there concave shape. The center disc on mine was not concave, but near flat. These small parts will want to get lost!! Move slowly! I removed the middle disc and used a gold plated RCA plug that was rounded just enough to match the concave design of the disc. A few light taps and the disc conformed to operational shape. Putting the small disc back into the switch was testy. Reassemble the unit slowly, pay attention to the RF antenna, you do not want to break the solder connections. Clean the LCD and be sure you have the ribbon cable seated all the way into it's clip.
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FOAM BACKED DISC


The disc in the package with TomTom is for mounting the unit on any flat surface on the dashboard instead of the windscreen glass. Stick the disc anywhere you choose on the dash and then use the normal suction (windscreen) mount on it.
There must be someone in the world that has found a use for this, but I don't know anyone that has.
Remember that any GPS system works better if it has clear "view" of the sats ! Why anyone would ever need to put the unit deeper inside the vehicle ( and therefore reduce the signal and also have it out of their line of sight ) is a mystery to me.
The disc seems to be a useless bit of extra kit.

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Alcohol works to a great degree to clean some surfaces. I have used lighter fluid to dissolve glue or adhesive residue that may exist. The alcohol will not work on a poorly cleaned surface. And lighter fluid does not seem to harm plastics. Use sparingly and clean in two or three apps.
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