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Hi i have a problem with my Garmin GPSmap 76CX. It is only work when it is plug with the usb cable. it doesn't work with the battery or the 12 volts cable? Can you help me

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  • francois478 Oct 20, 2008

    hi i can use 2 AA batteries too and before it was working but now nothing on both sources 12 volt cable and the batteries.

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Hi,

It is not the battery,the problem is with the 12 volts cable.Please buy a new cable and then your Garmin will charge even with the cable.

Let me know the result

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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Hi... I lost my driver for gpsmap 76cx, if anyone can help me how i can solve this problem?


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