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Magellan GPS RoadMate 4250 Will Not Hold Charge

I have a RoadMate 4250 that is less than a year old. The problem I am having is the inability to turn on the device once it has been disconnected from a dedicated power source. I have tried fully charging the device with the AC adapter as well as with the car charger. The device works and can be used when plugged in. If the device is unplugged from the car charger, for example, and you select "no" when the prompt asks whether you want to continue in battery mode, it cannot be turned on again using the power button. The device is in excellent condition, is always stored inside and has not been dropped. Any suggestions as to a remedy that does NOT include sending it back to Magellan would be greatly appreciated.

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  • cablekulli Dec 05, 2008

    Mine won't even stay on using the car charger.  


  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    sane

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Send it back to the manufacturer under warranty for repair/replacement.

Posted on Mar 26, 2017

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i have a 800 also but it does not freeze because i make sure it is up to date on all firmware and software,if i was you chk out for updates on the magellan website2.gif after you register your unit then if ther is, which i know do the update and you will have no problems after that.let me know how it goes.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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I think the problem is with the internal power jack which tends to break. the part is MG361213 and is available at laptopjacks.com. You have to take the Unit apart and remove the old jack and resolder the new one which is a three pin unit.

Good Luck

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Magellan Maestro 4250

I just called Magellan.....1-800-707-9971. I got my 4250 for Christmas 2007 and never did register it. We did that over the phone and then he gave me a repair order and an address to send the unit to them. It will be fixed under warranty.....my only cost is the UPS or FED EX shipping. He said I will have it back in 7 to 10 days. OUTSTANDING service.
Mine was stuck on the blue screen.......and the pin reset did nothing.
SO......best of luck to you all......and I highly suggest calling Magellan.
Judy in Arizona

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Magellan roadmate 800 unlock code

turn off your unit with the slide switch on the top. Hold down the repeat button or the one beside the slide switch and then put the slide switch back to the on position. Then select hdd tools then format. exit out and turn the switch off and back on and it should work

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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SOURCE: I HAVE MAGELLAN MAESTRO 4250 AND TOUCH SCREEN IS NOT WORKING WHAT CAN I DO THANKS

I got the touch screen from ebay, with search key word "4250 digitizer".

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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