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MioC320 acts like connected to computer when using car charger

Whenever I plug in the car charger for the C320, it starts to act like it is connected to a computer and will not exit out of the transfer screen unless i unplug the charger.

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  • boeprox Jan 06, 2009

    No joy on this issue. I tried the solution and it didn't appear to work. I let the battery run out and then plugged it into the car's adapter and turned it on. Within about 5 seconds of being turned on, it went straight to the screen where it was acting like it was connected to a computer.

  • dmazza Jan 24, 2009

    Same problem. Also, the battery won't take a charge and the unit is pretty much dead, so that solution didn't work for me either.

  • SNC2009 Apr 04, 2009

    Plug in the car charger and C320 assumes itself connected to a PC!

  • SNC2009 Apr 10, 2009

    Kingul,

    I used 3 home usb chargers and 3 different Car USB chargers, non worked.

  • D111 Apr 22, 2009

    THE MAN IN THE SHOP SAID IT WAS A FAULT WITH THE MINI USB CONNECTION - I CANNOT UNDERSTAND THAT BUT EITHER WAY I AM TRYING TO SEND IT BACK FOR REPAIR

  • SNC2009 May 11, 2010

    My home chargers have been working with Mio C310x, Magellan 4250 and Sanyo 4370. Only C320 will connect to a PC when connected with any of my home charger. The original car charger was tested with C320, same PC connection. I doubt your comments were true!

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I hate when this happens but the main thing is pretty much let it reset it self by letting it run out of battery till it shuts off and plug it in i really dont understand why these units do it but it worked for mine

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Try to replace the charger. This work 80 %. If this does not work for you...you must put it in service...sory

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

  • kingul Apr 12, 2009

    in 6 months, I've had in service only 3 devices with this problem. One with a non original charger, one with cradle connector problem ( fixed by reconnecting flex between mainboard and cradle connector), and one with mainboard broken by mechanical shock( a capacitor missing) . So...if so many of you have this problem...i assumed that you didn't use original chargers.

  • kingul Apr 13, 2009

    But...you can go to a mio store and ask the sales men from there to let you try another original charger. i know...i am persistent ;), but you cannot compare c320 with other devices...because it have a different schematic . Best regards

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