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Garmin nuvi 360 was sent to me for my birthday. As soon as I took it out of the box and turned it on, the unit was locked and required a pin code. I have no pin code or security location. Is there any way to unlock it?

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Ask whoever sent it to you for the PIN. Otherwise, here are your only options:

1. Enter the correct PIN.
2. Go to the secure location where the PIN was set and the unit will not ask you for the PIN.
3. Send the unit back to Garmin to be unlocked.

I have had sucess in unlocking Nuvi's but I will only do it for owners who can prove ownership through a valid sales receipt and proof of ownership through registration through Garmin. There are many stolen units out there with people looking for a way to bypass the PIN code.

- Jim

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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