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Buttons on screen jump around

The problem started on my NUVI 660 about three months ago. (Its almost 1 year old) after its on, I try to enter the pin number and the screen number buttons jump all around. For example If I want to tap 3 it jumps to 7. After much frustration getting through that screen it does the same thing when trying to enter a destination. Should I just send it back to the company/ factory? What can I do since its almost 1 year old? Thanks any help is appreciated.                                                                        Lindsay

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  • lindsaylou Dec 10, 2008

    I am trying the first solution, hopefully this will do the trick. Thanks so much for your prompt help.

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Ok I have a few questions. When you mean it jumps around do you mean:

1. When you press a 3, the 3 button becomes a 7 graphically or
2. When you press a 3, the 7 button is highlighted and chosen.

The first thing I would do is try to recalibrate your touchscreen by pressing the wrench symbol, then the display icon and select calibrate screen. Press the series of dots as you are asked to do and see if that clears up your problem.

If that doesn't work, then I would do a reflash/ugrade of the firmware. Perhaps the firmware is corrupted. This can be done by dowloading Garmin's webupdater at www.garmin.com and connecting your Nuvi to your PC and letting the program reflash your firmware.

The last solution is to replace the touchscreen. Are you sure the screen is not cracked anywhere? A cracked screen will certainly cause a touchscreen to either not work or activate another button when pressed.

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If that doesn't

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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