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Fine drive will not turn on

Have this unit about a year now. Used it no more than 5 times and now it doesn't turn on. Help pleases Tried their website, but it seems not to be up yet and also tried calling and the number doesn't work.

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If the blue lights come on, then its probably the backlight that has failed. probably a better deal to get a new unit but you can also go to C&C wireless who still fix these... http://www.finedrive-acc.com/shop.cart?action=ITEM&prod_id=F400-08CP

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I think you need to contact Garmin support to have this unit replaced. I will say two things that may get it going for you.
CHECK batteries are fully charged.
CHECK that the batteries are placed in the unit correctly, some go in by negative and some by positive, so make sure you have put them in properly.
Also make sure they are in contact with the metal tabs to make the power path continuous
Now if you have done all that I would be posting it back to Garmin, but you need a return number reference from their Support.
They have agents all over the world and possibly even Guatamala.

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