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I have a TomTom 910. I accidentally used the wrong car powercable and there was a puff of smoke......... burning smell. On the docking unit the green light comes on but that is all. Dead or alive?

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It's stuffed mate sorry.

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Can i get my TomTom Go 910 fix? After i used a Wrong Power Cable.

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I dont think so. The unit runs on 5 volts (why I dont know!!!) so the first thing to fry on a 12v hit is the on-off switch then some of the components. Sorry

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Mine is about three weeks old and just did the same thing. I ahd been using it while walking in a town in Germany. So I did not even have power/docking or PC problems.

I reset the unit with a paper clip. Look in the mounting opening at the lower rear of the 910, there is a small cut out. press this carefully, mine is now back to life and did not even lose my 'recent' list.

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If TomTom Home isn't installed on the computer, you can go to http://www.tomtom.com/home to download the latest version. You'll be walked step-by-step through the downloading and installation procedures. Once that's installed on your computer, you may continue. - Plug the home charger into the wall and into the home dock - Plug the home dock into the computer through a USB port - Put the unit on the home dock, but keep it turned off - Go to http://www.tomtom.com/4987 - Scroll down to the first download choice "Window Update" - Turn your unit on - Run the file May 06 Update, no need to save it, ignore TomTom Home asking you to update - After the program runs, turn the unit off - Disconnect the unit from the mount, turn it back on, and reconnect it - Go to http://www.tomtom.com/6211 - Run the Clear Flash Tool, no need to save it - Open TomTom Home and click 'Download Your Updates' in the first column at the top if it's not there already - There will be a Program Application available for download, say 'OK' - After item is downloaded it will ask you if you want to install the downloaded items, say 'OK' - Using 'Safely Remove Hardware' icon in your toolbar, safely disconnect your GO 910 - You may need to reset the device once or twice (http://www.tomtom.com/7134) - The unit should now boot up with no problems If you have any further questions or comments, please e-mail or call us at 866-486-6866 Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM EST. Thanks again for writing. At TomTom we believe in showing you the way the easy way.

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