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We have a Garmin StreetPilot III which is having a back lite problem. We can turn it on but the screen is so dark that we can hardly see anything. When we try to brighten the screen, nothing happens. Do you have any suggestions? Thank you Barbara Shaffer

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It sounds like contrast.Turn on hit red light button (couple times.. maybe more)
push left side off rocker to lower contrast.

Good Luck
Rob

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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