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Garmin c340 GPS screen got wet now won't turn on

Water spilled on the screen of my garmin c340 and some went into the screen area. I dried it up but the unit does not turn on . There is a white light on in to lower right corner of the screen that I can't turn off . The rest of the screen in dark. I tried the reset button with no luck. Where can I go next ? Is repair cost less than a new unit?

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  • joeski860 Nov 26, 2008

    The repair cost is more than a new gps. Is there anyplace that would give me something for a damaged unit, it could be used for spare parts.

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You can contact them by this link

http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/support/supportcontact

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Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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Hello joeski,

Contact Garmin at the following link:
http://www8.garmin.com/contactUs/
Let them know what happend and ask them how much will it cost.

A new unit will cost you arround 260 dollars.
http://www.amazon.com/Garmin-StreetPilot-3-5-Inch-Portable-Navigator/dp/B000A5TAT2

Good luck,
Dahaka

Posted on Nov 18, 2008

  • Santiago Vallejo
    Santiago Vallejo Nov 26, 2008

    Hello Joeski,

    This is a link you can visit.
    They might recive your GPS and fix it for a cheaper price, they might accept it as part of payment for another GPS, or maybe they will buy it from you for repairs.

    http://www.gpsdoctor.com/garmin_2.htm

    Good luck and anything else you need le me know,
    Dahaka

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