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Tomtom One rejects memory card

Hi Bekki, My Tomtom One used to work fine until recently. Now whenever I try to insert the memory card into the Tomtom the card is simply rejected; it seems as if the Tomtom mechanism to hold the memory card is malfunctioning. If I keep the memory card pressed, the Tomtom reads the card but the moment I let go of the card, it slides out again.. What do you think could be the issue here? Thanks, waiting for your reply.. Harvey West Midlands

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  • alanbrookes May 07, 2009

    the tom tom keeps telling me to insert the memory card when I do it tells me I have inserted it wrong, I have tried everything can you help?

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Sorry to say but you assumption is correct.

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