Changing The Nuvi 3xx Battery - A Step By Step Guide

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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:37 pm

At last it is done..... The photo shoot of the Nuvi 300 Battery Change. Hope you enjoy the work.... cheers!

Flip the Nuvi 300 Antenna up to expose the back cover screws.
1_Antenna_Screw.JPG


Remove the two screws
2_AntennaScrewRemove.JPG


Lift the back cover slightly to access the locking pin
3_AntennaCoverRemove.JPG
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:41 pm

Insert a sharp prick/screwdriver into the slot to slide the spring lock that holds the antenna assembly to the housing. This mechanism is similar to the 'Toilet Roll Holder'
4_AntennaAssyRemove.JPG


Slide the latch back and lift the antenna assembly up.
5_AntennaAssyRemoveSpringLatch-1.JPG


The locking pin.
6_AntennaAssyRemoveSpringLatch-2.JPG
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:41 pm

Remove the locking pin and spring
7_AntennaAssyRemoveSpringLatch-3.JPG


Slide and remove the back cover... the antenna cable is coiled inside the hinge.
8_AntennaBackCover-1.JPG


Slide the cover away from the coiled flex cable of the antenna.
9_AntennaBackCover-2.JPG
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:42 pm

Filp the antenna back to its position and secure it with tape. You need not remove the antenna for a battery change.
A1_AntennaTaped.JPG


Remove the two back cover screws. Your Nuvi is ready to be pry open.
A2_BackCoverScrewRemoved.JPG


To open the cover Start Here. This seem to be the easiest place to start.
A3_OpenNuviStartHere-1.JPG
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:43 pm

Work along the perimeter to open the cover
A4_OpenNuviWorkAlongHere-1.JPG


Slowly lift the cover up (LCD face up) Be careful there are cables connecting the two halves. Locate the antenna connector as shown.
A5_OpenAntennaConnector-1.JPG


Flip the connector lock up to free the cable.
A6_OpenAntennaConnectorFlip-1.JPG



edit: all pictures missing - redo Aug 03, 2009
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 5:45 pm

Remove the antenna cable
A7_PullOutAntennaCable.JPG


Remove the Philips head screw. This is the only screw that hold the PCB.
A8_RemovePhilipHeadScrew.JPG


Flip the PCB over to the LCD assembly
A9_FlipPCBToLCD.JPG
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:02 pm

Disconnect the Speaker and Battery Connectors
B1_RemoveSpeakerBatteryConnectors.JPG


The task is done. Pry the battery out using a flat head screwdriver. It is secure to the base with double sided tape only.
B2_BatteryCompartment.JPG


The battery removed and ready for the new replacement.
B3_BatteryRemoved.JPG


Hope you like the photo shoot....

Batteries not included... :mrgreen: ... cheers!
Use at your own risk... [-o<

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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby moeyhc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:09 pm

Tools of the trade....
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The equivalent mobile phone battery... with & without the insulation.
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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby redshadow » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:32 pm

Thanks bro moeyhc,,your write-up and explanation with pics plus step by step is of great help to all,,

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Re: Changing Nuvi 3xx Series Battery

Postby fancheng » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:47 pm

Bravo Bro moeyhc :good: :prayer: not more :$gone:

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