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Problems with Magellan Maestro? 4040 GPS power connection

Yellow piece inside unit which the powercord plug is broken off. I opened the unit and I did not break any connections. So can I just just solder the yellow piece where the power cord plug into The same thing happened to my 4040 yesterday. The jack in side of unit pushed inside, can no longer plug it in.

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    magellan Maestro. sn. 0726400652235.  Yellow power connector broken. Previous returned unit to factory for same problem. Fixed for a few months.

  • jrnkat Feb 03, 2009

    How do you get it open

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    Yellow piece is floating inside

  • jhgfd Feb 07, 2009

    yellow plug went inside the unit cant charge anymore

  • Admiral Elm Feb 27, 2009

    Yellow power plug broke off inside the unit. How do I get the unit open now to solder it back on?

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    The power jack on my 4040 broke off!  It was from normal use!  

  • ohjohnny May 11, 2010

    How can I get case open to resolder yellow Jack?

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Hi,

I also have the same problem - the yellow power jack has broken connections. I fixed it by soldering it back. In my unit, the connection pads under the external power jack were intact and I was able to solder the jack easily. The audio out jack nearby has also come-off the PC board, along with the pads. I am not able to re-solder these back. Since the audio jack is part of the speaker circuit I have lost the text-to-speech function!

Hope you are able to fix yours.

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