How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

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How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby Redstorm » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:21 am

For those who wants to DIY battery replacement and do not know how to, here is a GPSMagazine's guide which provides a step-by-step guide with pictures on how to replace the battery of the Garmin Nuvi GPS.

There is also a video guide on Youtube for replacing the battery of Nuvi 255W.

Bro Jaguar, Gpssin & MoeyHC had successfully replaced the battery of the Nuvi 300. Refer to their step by step guide.
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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby gpsnerd » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:12 pm

Redstorm wrote:For those who wants to DIY battery replacement and do not know how to, here is a link which provides a step-by-step guide with pictures on how to replace the battery of the Garmin Nuvi GPS.



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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby abdulrahmanbius » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:45 pm

Does it make any difference to the battery if it is always used plugged in to the vehicle or should you use it stand alone sometimes? :-k

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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby ccwong » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:26 am

hi,

Thanks for the info, but where to purchase the garmin replacement battery in Malaysia ? ](*,)

Thank you

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C.C.Wong

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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby wwloon » Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:47 am

ccwong wrote:hi,

Thanks for the info, but where to purchase the garmin replacement battery in Malaysia ? ](*,)

Thank you

Regards,
C.C.Wong

:rox:


I believe some have used selected Nokia mobile batteries as substitute.

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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby sandmanz » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:07 pm

wwloon wrote:
ccwong wrote:hi,

Thanks for the info, but where to purchase the garmin replacement battery in Malaysia ? ](*,)

Thank you

Regards,
C.C.Wong

:rox:


I believe some have used selected Nokia mobile batteries as substitute.

Bro wwloon.. does that mean that the garmin replacement battery is not available anywhere in Malaysia or due to the high price, some has resorted to using selected Nokia mobile batteries as substitute?
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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby moeyhc » Tue Feb 23, 2010 10:15 pm

It's me using the Nokia battery... HERE

They are cheap and good.... still working fine after a year.... cheers!
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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby wwloon » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:19 am

sandmanz wrote:Bro wwloon.. does that mean that the garmin replacement battery is not available anywhere in Malaysia or due to the high price, some has resorted to using selected Nokia mobile batteries as substitute?
:rox:


Nokia mobile phone batteries are more widely available than official Garmin batteries and I don't think you are supposed to replace the battery yourself (warranty issue).

As long as the Nokia battery could physically fit into your GPS device and it works, I don't see why one would bother with the expense of sending the unit back to Garmin to change the battery; it would not be cheap anyway.

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Re: How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Postby Vince33 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:01 pm

Check out another battery replacement Garmin Nuvi 255W

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PwAbKYOgiZg
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