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Garmin nuvi 360

My son was playing with my system and now the pin is always invalid unless im in my secure zone the gps is registered in my name online and i have proof of purchase but garmin wants me to pay them 200 bucks to reset it there has to be another way...

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  • SHARCNET-USA
    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Do you have the antenna up? The antenna has to be up so that it knows how to compare it's present location to the one stored in memory. Are you sure your secure location was set as you home?



    No, there is no way to reset the PIN. It's written into memory within the CPU. Taking it apart would be a wasted effort and you can damage the unit unless you have the right tools and know how to take it apart.



    - Jim

  • SHARCNET-USA
    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    If you are in the secure area, it won't ask you for the pin and you should be able to go into the settings and change the pin to another number.



    - Jim

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It wont let me do anything even in my secure area my secure area is rite out front of my house it turns on but still asks me for the pin how close do i have to be to that area and also do i just turn it off and back on when im in my secure area or will it just automatically know.... And if i cant get this to work can i just open it up and do a hard reset how do i open it

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