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Tom Tom has slightly dented screen, company has no way to fix it

Tomtom screen has tiny dent, which makes "rrrrrrrrr" come up every time i type something. everything else on it works fine!

tomtom support will not repair it, even if i pay them. they just want me to buy a new one.

can anyone suggest how to do this yourself, or where to send it?

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I opened mine and discovered the screen is made by Samsung and is used in a variety of products. I'm trying to find a supplier in the US who will sell me just the screen. Appears readily available in the UK but taxes/shipping/exchange makes the purchase to costly.
Here are the Samsung Part numbers off the screen:
LMS430HF01-03 4SCE7CR06283 REV02 E7L24

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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