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I have a broken digitizer in my nuvi 255w. I found a place to buy one, and have a friend who replaces these in cell phones. Does anyone know if there's a trick to opening the housing? Or just pry open gently?

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Also, are you aware that there have been (3) versions of LCD's used in a Nuvi 255W, all using different styles of touchscreens? - Jim SHARCNET-USA

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Having replaced hundreds of Nuvi touchscreens, if you try to pry open the unit, you'll certainly damage it for sure... why take the risk? - Jim SHARCNET-USA

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On the 255w there are 2 hidden torx screws under the serial # sticker on the bottom..use a hair drier and twizzers to pull it back on each end of the sticker so you dont ruin it. remove the screws and carefully split the case(i use my finger nail)


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Markhauser, where did you buy the 4.3" digitizer. I'm also looking for one for my Garmin 255W. Thanks

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

  • kingairkid Jul 17, 2011

    $11.00 and free shipping, where i got mine...
    http://www.keepingtouch.com/garmin-nuvi-...

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