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My gps was working last night and now it jsut wont turn on.

I use it every day for law enforcement and i was using it last night. I left it in my car overnight and now it just wont turn back on. I have no clue why.

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Hi, Has it got wet or frozen overnight? How old is the battery? Can you plug it in and try after an hour or so of charging?
Most likley your battery is dead.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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