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GPS trubleshoot The issue not been rezolved, but I see my account has been charged for $19.99. I have open a dispute thru my banking account, and I am sorry you are not to be trusted. It is a shame. Erica Sfetcu Technical Support, User Guides and Repair Service Dear Sfetcu, Thank you for your recent Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver problem posting on We noticed that you did not rate the solution provided for you. Our Experts and the rest of the community value your feedback. Please take a moment to share your opinion. Please indicate how helpful the solution was by clicking the appropriate rating below: = Inappropriate = Thanks for Trying = Helpful = FixYa! Problem posted by Sfetcu on 08/12/2008 21:42:09Add a comment Hi hemantraj...:) can we get bussy now, and try again to have my problem rezolved? more Best Solution posted on 08/12/2008 22:00:14 By: hemantraj Rank: Wiz Rating: 1468.57%, 140 votes Garmin support center----tomtom support center click this link directly. if require more help reply. more Regards,

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Please read the solution that resolved this problem for someone else. Most likely, you have already tried this. However, the antenna of your Nuvi 660 is the same as the 3xx Nuvi series. I know this because I have worked on them.

If the above procedure does not work for you, the entire antenna assembly will need to be replaced.
The other option is to purchase an external antenna for your Nuvi and plug it into the external antenna port (gold connector) on the Nuvi antenna assembly.

Best wishes,
- Jim

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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My garmen will not hold a battery charge

the garmin battery might be passed the use by date if its not holding charge
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also add a paypal account

when you get to the paypal login page at the bottom you will see new to paypal sign up tab
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be very specific when you type in the search
always ask questions? before you make a purchase and keep the email/s for security reasons if the item arrives and its not as described

you will even see the pictures of your item so you cant make a mistake and get them home delivered

if you ask the seller they should provide you with a link for the battery replacement
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As of now, one of the Frequently Asked problem :-

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The Default Code for Most of the Garmin GPS is 1234. ( Unless Refer to Your Manual for the Default Code ). This is a Security Measure and there is NO BYPASS. There is No Website and there is NO ONE OTHER THAN GARMIN who could Unlock your Device, in case if you Forget the PIN.

The Only other Solution, you could take the GPS to the place where it was Changed, It would Unlock Automatically and then you could try to Change the PIN.

You need to Contact Garmin and send it with the Receipt of Purchase. They would charge you around $100 to get it Unlocked.

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I push start button and hold this more than 2 seconds but the starting screen is not opening i also connect to battery charger from car and then pushing again to start but no reaction i have tomtom...

The issue could be a low power in the Tomtom and that is the reason it is not switching on. Now here the problem could be with the charging cable/wire from the car charger which might not be giving power to the GPS. Check for the fuse at the connector.
If the fuse is blown off the power wont goes into the GPS and it wont get charged and wont swich on. Look at the tip of the connector which has that spring like contact. You will be able to turn that to open it and find a fuse. Replace it with the right "amp" as the existing one. You will get one from Radioshack.
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Will it charge thru my pc?

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TomTom was stolen can i close my account so the thief can't charge to it?

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My Navigon 2100 is not picking up a gps signal

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Nuvi 650

Hello Grumpa1350,

There are several possible reasons why a GPS unit might not turn on. For example, there could be something wrong with the charger such as a blown fuse, bad power adapter, or defective cable connection. The internal battery inside of the GPS also might be defective or worn-out. Or, worse yet, the unit may have a more serious hardware fault.

You don't say how you are charging the unit. I'd recommend trying a different charge method. The GPS can be charged one of three ways: connection to you car via the automobile power cord, connection to your computer via a USB cable, or charging from a wall outlet using an optional AC adapter. If you are charging the unit in your car, try connecting it to your computer (or vice versa). If the GPS turns on after being charged using one method but not the other, then that pretty much tells you that the problem is with the cable or adapter being used for charging.

The Garmin NUVI 650 does not contain an internal fuse, but there is a common 3 amp fast-blow fuse located in the vehicle power cord. If you find that the problem happens when trying to charge the unit in your vehicle, then you should change this fuse and see if that corrects the issue. The fuse can be replaced by unscrewing the black round piece at the end of the cigarette lighter plug.

If the unit does not turn on regardless of what charge method you use, then the fault is likely with the GPS itself. Either the internal battery would need to be replaced or the unit would need to be serviced to correct whatever hardware fault is causing the problem.

I would recommend you contact the manufacturer before you attempt to open up the unit. Opening the case of the GPS may void your manufacturer's warranty (if the unit is still under warranty).

Best regards,
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