TRC is primarily funded by ad revenue. If you like the content you find here, please do not block our ads. Thank you.
Results 1 to 7 of 7

tomtom satnav repairs?

got a nearly new tom tom that the nipper trod on, and the screen is cracked. the display is still working fine - it's just ...

  1. #1
    Not Much To Do rich-racing.co.uk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Rugeley, Staffordshire.
    Posts
    727
    Liked
    55 times

    Default tomtom satnav repairs?

    got a nearly new tom tom that the nipper trod on, and the screen is cracked.

    the display is still working fine - it's just the outer screen.

    any recommendations for a repair?

    cheers.
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!


  2. TRC is primarily funded by ad revenue. If you like the content you find here, please do not block our ads. Thank you.
  3. #2
    BFG
    BFG is offline
    Really Bored BFG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Warwickshire
    Posts
    2,595
    Liked
    492 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    Sigh. That's the tech equivalent of a woman saying "My car doesn't work. It's a blue one."



    TomTom Model No please?


    Ebay is plastered with both parts to DIY and services to fix it for you I'm just about to change the battery on my Go 1000 so I'll be delving into manuals.
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

  4. #3
    Should Get Out More Mussels's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Not in London
    Posts
    13,247
    Liked
    940 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    Quote Originally Posted by abssorb View Post
    Sigh. That's the tech equivalent of a woman saying "My car doesn't work. It's a blue one."
    But the question would be the equivalent of "The windscreen on my new car is cracked, can I replace it?", you don't always need the make and model to answer. My reply is more useless than yours though as I have no idea.
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

  5. #4
    BFG
    BFG is offline
    Really Bored BFG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Warwickshire
    Posts
    2,595
    Liked
    492 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mussels View Post
    "The windscreen on my new car is cracked, can I replace it?"
    Answer: "yes you can".

    Do you feel helped now? Glad I could be of service.
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

  6. #5
    Not Much To Do rich-racing.co.uk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Rugeley, Staffordshire.
    Posts
    727
    Liked
    55 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    Quote Originally Posted by abssorb View Post
    Sigh. That's the tech equivalent of a woman saying "My car doesn't work. It's a blue one."



    TomTom Model No please?


    Ebay is plastered with both parts to DIY and services to fix it for you I'm just about to change the battery on my Go 1000 so I'll be delving into manuals.



    It's a tomtom XL - model number 4ET03 - found in the smallest of small printing by the charging lead port on the bottom. Needed a magnifying glass to read it!
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

  7. #6
    BFG
    BFG is offline
    Really Bored BFG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Warwickshire
    Posts
    2,595
    Liked
    492 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    That's a great start.

    It's tricky and that's an internal code which we'll not really be able to use, but it helped me to find this advice.....

    "To get the real model name of your XL, put the first two characters of your serial number (the one next to the barcode) into the on-line product finder tool here"....
    Which TomTom device do I have?

    Once we get that, should be able to find part number and videos. Here's the sort of vids that are about (battery change and possibly different model, but you get the idea)....
    How to Replace Your TomTom XL 330-S Battery - YouTube
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

  8. #7
    Should Get Out More 1888's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    East Lothian
    Posts
    17,495
    Liked
    2884 times

    Default Re: tomtom satnav repairs?

    I had a working Binatone with a cracked screen. I bought a non working one on ebay for 10 quid and swapped the parts over. It was just as easy as ^^ That you tube clip.
    Register to join this UK Motorbike Forum, start a motorbike blog, or use our free motorbike classifieds!

Go Back to Forum My Forum