Question about Garmin 12CX GPS Receiver
Hello, I need to replace the battery on the 12XL but I don't know how to pull the case apart. If it's not too much trouble could you please explain this proceedure.
Thanks Mike in Homestead
SOURCE: Memory Battery Died in my
Wildstreak, same happened to my GPSMAP 180. Its old and no longer supported by Garmin. I did call them and they gave me the model and number of the battery (mine is a Panasonic) Also advised that units are heat sealed so I am taking mine to a local electdronics shop that also sells Garmin and have them replace the battery.
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
You can find the battery here:
To open the case, scrape the sealant in the grove around the unit; then use a flat screwdriver, as wide as possible, that fits in the grove. Place the screwdriver on all sides and different places. Rotate the screwdriver gently until the glue tears and both gps housings can be separated.
To replace the battery you will need to be handy in soldering in tight spaces.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
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