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  • scot12345 Sep 13, 2008

    I am having the same problem. Will not trun on today

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To perform a soft reset, please follow the steps below.
1.Press and hold the ?Mode? button in.
2.While holding ?Mode? press ?Lap? also.
3.Hold both ?Mode? and ?Lap? together for around 5-7 seconds.
After you have done this release the buttons and try turning the unit on. If the unit doesn?t turn on try putting it on the charger and repeat.

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on Apr 16, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W GPS?

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on Jan 17, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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When i switch the unit on, the initial screen appears, then it switches itself off. Can you help....please


Have you tried resetting your 205, see page 42 of owners manual,I have attached a link below to the manual.
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http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/2675_OwnersManual.pdf

Jul 23, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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My garmin nuvi 205 will not power on. I have plugged it in to charge the unit and it updates maps and shows the charging screen. Afterwards I unplug the unit and slide the switch over and it will not power...


This is likely a failed battery.
The battery on these units is not user-replaceable (soldered to the PCB) and must be returned to Garmin for repair.

CLICK HERE to see more about their FLAT RATE repair service.

Your nuvi 205 is listed as a $79 flat rate repair.

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Apr 16, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 205 GPS Receiver

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How to Download your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W Users Guide. Models: Garmin Nuvi...


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Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 205 or 205W GPS?
Would you like a digital copy for easy searching of terms and quick reference?

Both manuals are available from the Garmin website, or just follow the photo links below:

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I hope that helps.

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Then attempt a hard reset.

Finally, replace the firmware and system software using webupdate.

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