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GPS has no sound.

The volume button fell inside the unit now there is not sound. How can
I open it and fix it. It still works but there is no voice to go with the unit.

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  • LanieO Jul 23, 2008

    Thank you for the advice It was very good and helpful.

    Was not able to attach the volume button back to the regular

    position but the advice on how to get the faceplate off was great...



    Thank you,

    LanieO

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The screws are hidden behind the front faceplate.

The faceplate snaps off by a fingernail slot located directly below the GARMIN logo on the front panel.

* Use caution removing and reinstalling the front panel... it's somewhat fragile... wiggle it a little to get it off.

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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