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I have a Garmin nuvi5000. Instruction book says "Unit will energize when auto key us turned on" I can't get mine to do this. Must turn on manually.

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The vehicle power cable is designed to plug into the suction cup mount. If this is not connected in this manner, the unit will not power on automatically as to prevent power surges.

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