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Nuvi 350 Touchpad acting crazy

Hi - I have a nuvi 350 that worked great until about a week ago - The touch screen now flash's and puts in info all by itself - It reset's itself to random address's ( mostly rest. and hotel's ) - I Tried resetting everything but still has the same problem - It may have been dropped but am not sure as I sometimes loan it to my son's and wife and no-one admit's dropping it - My concern is that since Garmin want's $175.00 to do anything ( it's out of warrantee ) I don't want to send it there and can't locate anyone nearby ( I live near Raleigh , NC ).
Does anyone know of a place where it can be sent to be repaired a more reasonable fee ? - I have considered opening the case to see if there's a loose connection but have not done so yet ( getting desperate here )
Ed ( aka junkyarded@gmail.com )

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Hi Ed,



    I would not recommend taking it apart. I have received too many emails from people who have damaged their Nuvi doing this.



    Try looking at this link. There is just too much info to post here



    http://www.sharc.net/nuvi_LCD_repair.htm



    - Jim



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Well I doubt anyone wants to admit they dropped it but that does sound like a possibility. If you have already tried resetting it I honestly can't say there's to much more you can do about it.

This company offers fairly cheap repair, and dirt cheap diagnostics
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