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Charging while driving(using the cigar plug)

While charging the sat nav.does it contiue to show directions while your driving. I may be using the wrong cable because It goes of and displays the Garvin screen. I hope you can help.The model is Garvin nuvi 250W sat nav.many thanks...... pete

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  • petesandra Jan 05, 2009

    sshinn...Thanks for your help..Do you have the email address of the people that helped you? I am not able to call them. petesandra

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I updated the sat nav and now wont even switch on just a black screen what have I done wrong

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I too just got mine from Santa... it's designed to operate while plugged into the lighter. It also charges the Li ion battery. If the Garmin screen comes on while you are using it I would suspect an error or what ever. (you DID move the little switch on the top left corner to unlock didn't you?) Just call their number 800 800-1020 and ask them. They were most helpful and were there well after the hours posted in the instruction book.

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