Question about Lowrance GPS Devices
I had someone else diagnose it, IT WAS FREE, and it was a software problem. it was under warranty so i got a brand new one. seems to me a software problem should have been easy to diagnose, took this person all of 2 minutes. thanks for nothing.
Posted on Oct 06, 2008
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*Master reset your Garmin Device:
1.Start with the unit OFF and unplugged from
2.Touch and hold the lower right corner of the
screen with an index finger or the eraser end of a pencil
3.Continue touching and holding the lower right
hand corner of the screen then power the unit ON
4.Release the power button when the device
5.You will see a new message: Do you
really want to erase all user data?
6.Remove your finger from the touchscreen when
this message displays - Touch Yes
7.The device will automatically reset. Please
follow the on screen prompts on the nuvi .
*If the touchscreen is incorrectly detecting
where your finger touches the screen, the screen may need to be calibrated.
1.Power the unit On.From the Where to? and
View map screen, touch Settings . Touch Display>Touch Re-calibrate
2.A new screen will display that says Press
Dot,Touch the Center of the Dot.
>Keep touching the center of the dot as it
moves around the screen.
3.When Calibration Complete appears on the
screen, please touch OK.
The screen will now be Re-calibrated.
*If the screen is not responding to touch, the
device may not have enough power to function properly. Recharge the battery
completely and try again. If the battery does not charge, it may need to be
If the screen is still not responding to touch
commands or displaying properly, the display may need to be replaced. If sound
comes from the device, it is likely the motherboard is working, and only the
display needs to be replaced.
Before replacing the display, check that the ribbon cables connecting the display to the motherboard are connected securely.
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