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Doesnt stay powered-up

Hello there, When I power up my Magellan Roadmate 700 the power only stays on for about 5 minutes, sometimes less. This happened after I accidently dropped it. Prior to this it worked perfectly. I'm thining there is something off with the internal power connection. As when it is powered the navigation works fine. Can you help me fix the problem or advise if there are any local technicians where I could to have it looked @ here in Austin, Texas. Thanx alot for your help in advance!

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  • PatNix Dec 11, 2007

    Same problem.  The power seems to come and go.  I have tried clenaing the cradle contacts with rubbing alcohol,  But that doesn't help.  Rubber bands holdint the main body to the cradle seemed to help a little.  But that improvement then wore off.

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Also Check the cradle. A faulty Cradle will cause loss of power problems.

Posted on May 20, 2007

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Small IC chip on the back of your I/O board is losing connection. Look at my posts to other users with the same type problem. -Daniel

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