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Is the battery in my Nuvi 350 rechargeable, and if so, how do I do it and how long does it take

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Yes, the battery is rechargeable and can be charged (3) ways:

1. Car charger.
2. Wall charger.
3. USB cable (less advisable due to current limits of USB port).

A new Nuvi is shipped with all (3) charger/cables. Overnight charginging is ideal.

- Jim

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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Our nuvi 350 has been sitting in its box for several months/need it now for a trip and cannot get it to charge. Could it possibly need a battery? Worked fine last time we needed it.


You've most likely correctly diagnosed the fault for yourself.

Lithium rechargeable batteries like the one in your Garmin are damaged if stored uncharged for any length of time, so you'll need to replace the battery. They're not designed to be user-replaceable on most Garmins, but if you search the web for "nuvi 350 battery" you should easily find a supplier and there will be videos to show you how to do it on your model or a closely related model. Click here for one example of an instructional video.

I haven't given you a link to a battery supplier as I don't know which country you're in nor whether you want an original (Garmin) battery, a generic compatible battery or one of the upgrade versions which give longer battery life. Personally, I'd recommend that you avoid the latter type as a new standard capacity battery usually has plenty of life in it when charged.

Good luck and please take a moment to rate my answer.

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My garmin nuvi 350 won't boot up.


Well check internal battery. maybe even try another fully charged one.See if that helps.

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I have a garmin nuvi 350. It suddenly quit. It would not power up. I bought new car charger and wall charger specifically for nuvi 350. Both charger would not power up the gps at all. Is my battery dead or...


I would say this is not a battery problem. A Nuvi will power up even with the internal battery disconnect (done it many times myself ) when connected to an external power source. Please see this link about Dead Nuvi's. Have you tried pressing the reset button behind the antenna?

http://www.sharc.net/gps_dead.htm


- Jim

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My Garmin Nuvi 300/350(2 years old) comes on and


I solved the problem by charging internal battery using the 120V. charger that came with the unit. I was not aware, that the cord in car was not charging my Nuvi and that it was running OK. until the battery was low and quit. I have to check this cord. Peter W.

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Battery Replacement Nuvi 350


The video on the link below shows how to replace the battery in a Garmin Nuvi:

How To Change The Battery On A Garmin Nuvi 760

See also battery_repair.

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Nuvi 350 will come on but will not stay on


The internal batteries are not user replaceable. Please don't try to do this yourself. I've received numerous emails from people who have destroyed the Nuvi attempting to do this. I have replaced numerous Nuvi batteries. The life of the battery depends on how many cycles its gone through.

- Jim

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Garmin nuvi 350 battery replacement


I can't do it for you, but I have done it myself. See the instructions on my webpage at www.dacust.com/nuvi350/index.html. Pictures and everything, along with where I got my battery and the part number, etc. Warning, there are many opportunities to damage your unit doing this. Not for the novice.

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Using my car speakers with my Garmin Nuvi 350


No, unfortunately ther is no way to get the unit to use your car speakers. To do this, the unit would have to have an FM transmitter or be able to connect to one. It does not have this capability. Sorry.

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