Question about Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver
The USB connector is loose. If I plug a USB cable in, the unit turns on. But it won't go into computer connect mode.
USB connectors are too fragile for the constant in-out service they get. But I have solved the problem, at least for standard Type A. The plug end (its steel case slips into the port end's steel case) is functionally female; it accepts the 4-pin tongue of the port and squeezes it between the 4-pin tongue of the plug end and the steel case of the plug end. So when the plastic tongues wear down, the squeeze isn't tight enough. Solution: take a small vise-grips and make the plug's steel case a little thinner, like a weight on a grilled cheese sandwich you're making. Then when you plug it in, it will resist a bit and feel tighter. And it will now work!
Posted on Feb 17, 2011
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 09, 2014 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver
Jul 13, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver
Mar 24, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver
Mar 16, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver
Mar 05, 2010 | Garmin (010-00583-00) for nuvi 750/760/770
Oct 16, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 350 Car GPS Receiver
Sep 25, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver
May 03, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver
Nov 02, 2008 | Garmin GPS
May 24, 2008 | Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver
496 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: