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Garmin will only direct me home

No matter what I do, it will only direct me home. I can't type in a new address, because if I type a t, it comes up as an f , and almost all of the letters are mixed up. If I try to scroll down through favourites, it will immediately go to one, and start directing me there. It seems to be in a safe mode, but if I go to that screen, it says the safe mode is off. If I touch the little wrench for tools, nothing happens.

I have tried to reset it, following the on-line instructions, but nothing changes.

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One of your experts, jonniewalker, checked out everything with me, and finally concluded that it must be the battery. I will need hands-on help to replace that, and since it is still under warrantly, I will not attempt anything myself. Will let you know if that helps.

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