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Garmin zumo switch on problem

My Zumo 550 won't switch on. It is only just over a year old and has had very little use. It is completely dead on its own power or when plugged into power via its cradle.

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  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    My unit failed to start today. No response from any button. trying over night charge and will try battery out solution if that doesnt work.



  • roger_titley Jan 30, 2009

    Thanks for the replies. I tried this and other solutions suggested on the Garmin site but I returned the unit when I realised that it was not quite a year old. The Garmin service was excellent and I had a replacement within two days.

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Use the allen wrench to remove the battery. Let stand for 5 minutes and replace the battery. It should start fine. Mine has done this 3 times since I purchased it.

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HI I have Zumo 550 when I first switch it it comes up with can't maps press OK you press OK then starts to work but starts at 1am on the clock and in night time mode after awhile it goes to the right time...


If your zumo 400 or 500 series will not power on, or performs strangely after powering up, follow the steps (described on the Garmin website) below to perform a soft reset:
  1. Connect the zumo to a power source such as a computer or AC outlet
  2. Hold the zoom (+) and ON buttons at the same time for five seconds
  3. If this does not restore power, remove the battery for five seconds
  4. Place the battery back in the zumo
The zumo will now power on. Because the battery may deplete while the zumo is locked up, it is ideal to leave the zumo connected to power to allow it time to charge.
Once the battery has charged, follow the steps on the Garmin site to update the operating software in the zumo. (just copy this link to get there https://buy.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/case.faces?caseId={8576ba20-e948-11dc-d6fc-000000000000} )

Good luck,
Michael

Feb 01, 2011 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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Zumo 550


is the battery working fine.

Oct 21, 2008 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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Zumo 550 User Guide


You can find the different user guides for this unit (in different languages too) to download on this page: https://buy.garmin.com/shop/store/manual.jsp?product=010-00567-00&cID=135&pID=414

Jun 13, 2009 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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GPS is not getting power on the motorcyclen mount.


If you're sure the power cord is getting power, then the mount has likely failed. Mine has failed 3 times. Replacing the mount will fix the problem as it did on mine. If the unit is less than 1 year from purchase, Garmin will warranty replace it for free. If not, it'll cost you about $85 plus shipping to put a new one on.

May 09, 2009 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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ZUMO CHARGING STATUS


I have had Zumo 550 for 2 years now, and it does exactly the same.
I think it is just the way the unit is, and is not a fault.

Feb 14, 2009 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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No road maps ( Zumo 550


Do you see a map, with street detail? Any SD card installed?
Tap the wrench symbol, tap mapping, tap about, any maps checked? if not, check the apropriate map and go back to the map screen

Jun 07, 2008 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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Garmin zumo 550 switching on and off


keep your finger in the right bottom corner when you start up the unit. it will show a warning if you want to reset! push on "YES". it will reboot the unit. (please note that you have to remove your little memory card).

Hope it works... it did mine! SU

Apr 30, 2008 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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Zumo 550


my battery failed after less than a year of use. Garmin sent me a new battery and the unit is working fine now. The old battery would not provide ANY power to the unit.

Dec 13, 2007 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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GARMIN c550 will not turn on


There is an ISSUE with the DEAD ZUMO, however some of the are solved, and some need to be shipped back.
There are a couple of options.
1) remove the battery, keep power button pressed for a few minutes. install battery, try.
2) fully recharge the battery with the wall charger, try
3) With a fully charged battery, press and hold the + button and press the power button(hard reset).
4) hold thumb firmly on top left of touch screen and hold power button till it switches on(hard reset).
5) Try a different battery (fully charged)
6) Ship it to Garmin

Sep 08, 2007 | Garmin zumo 550 GPS Receiver

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