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Advice how do i change the battery in my tomtom go 300 can u help at all please

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  • dazza1969 Dec 15, 2007

    can anybody help me how do i change the battery in my tomtom go 300 can any 1 help at all please

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If your tomtom is out of warranty &
if you are sure you want to do this then:

unclip the plastic fascia on the front of your tomtom.
Unscrew the 4x T8s screws, 1 covered by a black void label.
Once the outer shell is off, Gentley peel off the metalic foil anti tamper / void sticker on the bottom, exposing 4x more T6s, unscrew them, you can also disconnect the external GPS connector, Unscrew the 2x T6s that secure the speaker, pull the speaker away from the metal chasis, or disconnect via the black & red connector, bend open the metal flaps, this will expose the battery, pull it out & disconnect the 3way connector, NOW FIT THE NEW ONE & DO THE PROCESS IN REVERSE !!!

It took me 20mins first time round,

Dont prod & probe the circuits!!!

Good Luck! Your gonna need it!

Let us know how it turns out!

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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