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No connection through USB

The interface is full oxidated due to sweating. A connection (charging of battery and unload of training units) is not more possible. Warranty is just expired some weeks ago. No way. How can I unload and recover my valued trainig data? Any proposal?

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    I have a similar issue. The battery will charge, but the USB connection to the PC will no longer work. The rubber cover to the USB connection broke off some time ago and I think moisture has caused it to go bad.

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I have the same problem with my unit. It is 18 months old. The rubber cover seems unable to fully protect the connection. I sent off the unit to "Garmin Europe" located in (UK)Hampshire SO51 9DL". I was expecting some horrible repair bill. They have charged me under £40 for the repair/replacement and given me another years warranty. They have promised a fast turnaround. I think the cost is worth it to retrieve my data and cary on using htis excellent peice of gear.

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