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TomTom One XL not working

Green light but no power when power button is pressed

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Remove and reinsert the battery and check out.also try pressing the reset button .there in a small hole in the side just insert a pin and press to reset . or if its new get a replacement from a company as it could be faulty device. thanks.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Remove the SD Card and with the unit turned off press the reset button with a paperclip for 10 seconds place the sd card back in and try starting up.

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There is no part of this GPS that is serviceable by the consumer, not even the battery, send it in for an exchange unit, it is fairly cheap and may be covered under a good will warranty, call them.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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My tomtom charges the green light comes on I press the on button but nothing happens


I have managed to fix my TomTom one.

The problem was two fold. First the diode D8 was blown and also the power supply chip was blown.

It is a tricky job, using surface mounted components so should not be attempted by a novice but I managed it.

I have a full set of photos etc if anyone cares to try it. I figured - NOTHING to loose!! so what the heck and just went for it. Taking it apart was fun! The surface mounted IC was easy to obtain and the total cost was about £10 plus 4 hours panic labour. If anyone wants the info just let me know and I will send the photos - but no promises - it worked for me.
I figured out this ongoing problem. I purchased my TomTom One second edition 1/20/07 for $395. I was 30 days past my warranty and had the problem of unit not turning on. Green light came on when charged.

I opened my unit up and found the sw2 micro switch broken. If you press too hard on the on/off button, this will eventually happen.

I couldn't find a replacement switch so I wired my own switch and it works now.

Oct 26, 2010 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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I have it plugged into my computer green light is on, what next


Turn on the unit and than it will be recognized by the computer. The green light will light with the system in the off position as it indicates the unit is charging recieving power, just press the on button and the display should come alive.

Feb 16, 2010 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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XL/One will not switch on. LED is on on the bottom of the unit, but the switch does not seem to work. Fixable? John O


hook it up to the usb cable2_bing.gif to your computer for a few hours,(make sure the green power light on the front is on) then press and hold the power button for up to 15 seconds.


if that fails, let me know and we can try something else


bill


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Dec 08, 2009 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Green light on but will not switch on


plug in your xl via the usb cable to your computer and let it charge a few hours, then press and hold the power button for up to 15 seconds.

do not use the car or home charger to intially charge your xl. they are to maintain the battery, not a rapid charge.

let me know if you need further help.

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Nov 09, 2009 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Green light is on when plugged into car cigarette lighter but cannot switch it on and the screen remains black


hook it up to the usb cable to your computer for a few hours (but not more then 4 hours) then press and hold the power button for up to 15 seconds.

once you get it started, hook it up to tomtom home and see if it has the latest updates.

if you do not have tomtom home, you can download it HERE

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Oct 26, 2009 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Tom tom xl does not turn on. been on charge all night and using car charger still makes no difference


try the usb cable to your. this is the recommended method to charge a tomtom when it wont power on. for reasons unexplained by tomtom they do not recommend the car or house charges.

plug it in via the usb cable to your computer for a few hours(make sure the green light is on and nice and bright) then press and hold the power button(this could take up to 20 seconds)



bill

Oct 15, 2009 | Tomtom ONE GPS Receiver

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Won't switch on


Connect it to the computer, then try to switch it on by pressing the button for 1-2 seconds. If it switches on, connect to tomtom home, update, and then switch off. Disconnect, then switch on again. You may have to reset it again by pressing the button for 10-15 seconds. I onl had this problem once, after my first download from tomtom home - I think I crammed too much info into its memory!

May 18, 2009 | Tomtom ONE XL GPS

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Doesn' t turn on


1. Connect the TomTom to the USB for power (green light should be on).
2. Hit the reset button on the bottom of the device - you should feel it depress slightly.
3. Press firmly and hold the power button and count to 10.
5. Try this a couple of times if it doesn't work the first time.

Even if your battery is ****, the power connection has a pass-through, so you can still use the device as long as its connected to the charger.

Dec 19, 2008 | Tomtom GO 720 GPS Receiver

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TomTom ONE XL will not power up or charge in my vehicle.


your fuse is burnt up to your cigarette lighter power supply try it in another car

Jul 12, 2008 | Tomtom One XL GPS Receiver

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Tomtom not switching on


I had this problem. had it plugged in charging and then pressed the the reset and the power button at the same time for about 30-50 seconds and then after that pressed the power button and so far so good

Apr 02, 2008 | Tomtom GO 700 GPS Receiver

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