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The gps does not respond

I left the gps disconnected in the car in the cold for 8 hours. then i tried to turn it on. there was only the welcome screen. i recharged it but it does not respond to switching off or on.

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  • joslough Jan 10, 2009

    i used my tomtom go 700 when using it suddenly the lights goes off then i'll try to turn on again then it dosnt work i though its the battery low,when i charge it the green lights is on but it dosnt turn it on.pls you can help me thats will be great help.thanks

  • bigrad Feb 01, 2009

    Same issue. Working one time then dead the next. Green light comes on when charging but cannotg boot the gps at all. Help Please

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A friend of mine had a similar problem it was the battery and it was killed took it back to shop and got a new one it was 4 months old.

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