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Magelllan GPS Good morning. On my Magellon GPS (that I plug into the cigarette lighter in car) I plug it in and it comes on for a minute then shuts off. I wiggle the cable at the magellon end and it comes on for a second. I went to radio shack and got a new cord, same thing, use my house cord and same thing. The little pronge in the unit does not feel loose. Any suggestions? Thanks, Scott

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Sounds like the pronge on the unit might have come loose from the print, or the pronge is damaged internally. It might still feel like it's properly attached, though. I've steen the same problem of several other types of electronics. (Laptops, electronic pianos and so on) I'de get an electronics serviceman to check it; it's probably a bad connaction in the pronge or from the pronge to the circuit board.

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Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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