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Display is very dark

I borrowed this from my daughter and I can't see the display very well. have brightness on highest setting. Also have hard time turning it on.

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If the brightness control is turned all the way up and the screen is still dark, then the LCD display is defective. Probably a problem with the backlight.

To turn on, you have to press and hold down the on/off power button until the screen comes on. There is a design flaw with the power switch. Please see this link for details. Too much info and pictures to paste here:

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

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

- Jim

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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