Question about Garmin GPS
I've had this unit for several years now and it's ideal for my boat! But, I'd like to replace the "lithium battery". Where is this battery and what type do I need?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: first time use / battery charge
The Nuvi units are short on battery life and therefore Garmin has given you a connector other then USB to power your unit while in a car. You need to carry that. It's just a design flaw. If you try to rely on the battery of your Garmin Nuvi, you have less than 2 hours even on a full charge. And carrying the USB adapter which plugs into the cigarette lighter socket won't allow your unit to run while charging. so you need to take the adapter charger bracket that comes with the unit if you need it for longer trips.
Posted on Jul 25, 2008
The battery is a Panasonic BR2032-1F2; the suffix desinates that it has two flat tabs for soldering into the unit horizontally. Once you remove tha back of the unit, you'll see the battery next to a resistor that's siliconed in place. You'll need to knife the silicone loose so you can gently move the resistor aside to reach the soldered tab underneath it. Just heat the solder on each tab with a small soldering iron until it melts and the tab pops loose.
Install the new battery with the unmarked side up (the other side has type) and solder in place. Reinstall the power and antenna connections in the cover, replace the cover, power up the unit and start re-creating all your lost waypoints.
Batteries can be ordered online from Allied Electronics at $2.42ea (www.alliedelec.com)
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
Pry it apart along the edge with an exacto. Be careful around the antenna where it is circular.
Get a new battery to match and a battery holder from DigiKey.
Solder wires to the new battery holder and secure it at an angle up by the antenna with white silicone making sure that the case closes. Get the + and - right when you solder.
Test the unit then secure the case with white silicone in a small bead.
Posted on Jul 08, 2010
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