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TomTom One XL battery not holding charge

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I have had my TomTom for about 8 months and have always found that the battery does not last long, it has now got to the stage that you can charge it fully and turn it off overnight and it is dead in the morning. Is this a common problem? What can I do about it and if the battery needs replacing would this be covered by the warranty?

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Theresa Smith

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  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    I have the same problem with my TomTom XL 330S. I put it in the car and somehow it turned itself on twice already. I'm taking it in the house to monitor it this time. The battery doesn't hold its charge for some reasons.

  • SL5588 Dec 16, 2008

    Tom Tom One won't hold charge. When not in use, last severl days only with unit turned off.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    I have the 330S and the exact same issue.

  • Casasdeluz Mar 17, 2009

    Fully charged tomtom One XL discharges to Min within 26-29 hours while off.  Bluetooth is turned off, and power settings are adjusted to minimum settings.  In the processing of contacting TomTom now.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    same problem opn my tomtom unit

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Hi Theresa,

Yes , it should be covered by warranty. It's not a common problem but sometimes batteries do fail. It's a bit like when a light bulb goes in your house , you can get a brand new one out of the cupboard , plug it in and it either goes right away or only lasts a short while. Where thats the case the bulb was in fact defective and not fit for purpose. Same with your Tomtom battery . Good luck when you contact TomTom.

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If you need a new battery and want to replace it yourself, you can purchase one from NewPower99.com - it comes with video instructions and tools so I found it was not too hard to do. Here is a link -
http://www.newpower99.com/Battery_for_TomTom_ONE_XL_p/tomtom%20one%20xl.htm

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