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Replacement battery for Garmin Nuvi 660

Did you find out how to replace the battery? I bought a battery and tool kit for $25 (plus shipping) from BatteryShip.com but there were no directions with it.

The replacement comes with a connector on the lead wires, so I only really need to know how to open it up without damaging the unit.

Joe - Cincinnati, OH
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  • clo38 Feb 28, 2009

    I purchased my Nuvi 660 in dec. 2007, so this means 14 months. Since about one month, I noticed that the battery can only provide 20-25 min. of power using all the power saving features.

    How can I get replacement battery and how can I replace it myself?

  • clo38 Mar 10, 2009

    I received a new battery from batteryship.com, but cannot open the divice. Afraid to break it.

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Pying off the front screen will DEFINITELY break your case.



    Please see this link for more info.



    http://www.sharc.net/gps_battery_repair....



    - Jim

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I discovered a recently posted video showing how to change the Nuvi 660's battery. I purchased a battery from newpower99.com and they took care of me well. My little "surgery" went smoothly with their kit.

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I read that the front cover around the screen can be pried off, this must be removed to gain access to battery, I would suggest a thin piece of rigid plastic as it will no damage the cover and body edges. Hope this helps

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YOU MUST REMOVE THE 2 SCREW IN THE ATTENNA THEN REMOVE THE 2 SCREW BEHIND IT THEN IT JUST SNAPS APART THEN YOU HAVE 2 MORE SCREWS THAT HOLD THE CIRCUIT BOARD DOWN TAKE THOSE OUT AND THE BATTERY IS THE WHITE RECTANGLE SHAPED BOX WITH A RED AND BLASCK WIRE COMEING OUT OF ITUNPLUG IT PLUG IN YOUR NEW ONE AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS BACKWARDS AND PRAY LIKE HELL THAT IT WORK WHEN YOU HIT THE POWER BUTTON. iVE BEEN THREW THIS ABOUT 15 TIMES REAPCING THE ONE IN MY FRIENDS NUVI 660. GOOD LUCK

Posted on Mar 29, 2010

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