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Garmin nuvi 200 pick up charger as a usb cable

My Garmin nuvi 200 won't charge normally it would charge now it pick up the charger as a usb cable.
Can anyone help?

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  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have the same problem, is there a way to fix the problem so that the unit will charge will in use for driving.

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The problem is very simple... The GPS unit perceives whatever you plug in depending on the power supply figure.
If you car charger is not giving enough power, then the GPS perceive the cable as being connected to a pc.... thus not charging. Check with an car electrician if you can raise the power supply on your car...

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I can't give you a source of the problem but I can give you at least a temporary solution. Turn the unit on without the cord attached. After it comes up, press on the battery button for 10 seconds until the diagnostic screen comes up. Plug the cord in and press Exit and the unit should work while it charges. You will not be able to use it with the computer using this method, however. To do that you need to plug it in while either without powering it on or after it is powered up normally.

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- Jim

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Guys go to
http://www.gpspassion.com/forumsen/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=104952
http://pinouts.ru/GPS/garmin_nuvi_power_pinout.shtml
they have the answers

it seems a standard or phone USB cable will not work to charge and use the maps at same time

Good luck






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