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Water in tomtom

Tomtom was submerged in water, It was powered down, and no sd card. That was 2 days ago. Afraid to turn it on. What can I do to dry it out. Can I take it apart?

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One way to get the water out is to flush it with 100% alcohol (Isopropyl works fine - just make sure it's not the watered down stuff they sell.) I would open it up and gently wash the individual pieces. Dab as much out as you can with paper towels, then finish it off (carefully) with a hair dryer. You don't want to heat it too much, especially the LCD screen. 100% alcohol is very good at dissolving small amounts of water, but it might cloud the screen. I don't know if that will go away.

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Let it dry out for at least a week or more if there is still moisture on the screen do not place it direct sunlight it will more than likely damage the screen and if it is covered by waranty take it back to were you bought it from. if ypu take it apart there might be no waranty.

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