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TomTom GO510 will not switch on

Charged for over 2 hours green light showing unit will not switch on even when connected to computor and pushed the reset button

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I think, your rechargeable battery inside has a limited life and has to be replaced when this problem happens.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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    Manoj Rout Dec 10, 2008

    what you can do is hit the reset buttton twice or thrice.

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Dear David,
please try to reset the unit, there is a small hole near the docking connector.


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May be there is a problem in battery.
thanks

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