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Car GPS units are receivers only. They do not have a transmitter that can be used for tracking. I am sorry that it was stolen. Report it to Garmin and the police. Also, post it at the following link so people can be made aware of it:
The GPS in a phone is only for law enforcement and 911 operators. It helps them find you in an emergency situation.
Some phones have GPS for navigation but it can not be used to locate your phone.
Sorry, I hope you find it.
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The Garmin Lock feature also learnt a place called 'Security Location' when you locked it. Go there and turn the receiver on. It should automagically work.
If you forget your PIN, and your Security Location, Garmin cannot
unlock your GPS over the phone; you must send your GPS to Garmin to get
it unlocked. Garmin may charge you for this service. If you do
send the unit back to Garmin to be unlocked and you are found not to be
the original owner of the GPS and it's determined to be stolen, Garmin
will contact law enforcement.
turn device over and look for tiny reset button near to power connect strip. then use a blunt safety pin to reset,this should allow you to then turn it on,this works on 500 ,700 ,900 , 510 , 710 , 910 , hope this helps .
You may need to keep it plugged in and charged for a few hours before you turn it on again. I ran into a similar issue where there was no juice left in the battery, but after doing a full charge, it worked fine.
turn it off for a day or two let it defrost and then turn it on. it just has frozen up the coil, or the compressor has heated up cause it was working to hard turn it of for a cople of hours to let the compressor cool
Ku is a band of radar used in some places by law enforcement. It is not used everywhere and can be a pain if it goes off for no reason. I recommend consulting your manual and turning the Ku band off if it is not used in the area in which you live. This will enable your detector to become more reliable for when you are being "zapped" by law enforcement
Pop is a way of using radar where the officer turns his radar on and off quickly. As a car approaches, they will turn the radar on long enough to get a speed reading, then immediately turn it back off to avoid detection by civilian radar devices. Some of the newer models of radar detectors have a feature which detects pop radar.
Every electronic device emits a frequency. Vg2 is what law enforcement use in states where radar detectors are illegal to identify whether a car is using a radar detector. The newer version of vg2 is called spectre and accomplishes the same thing. Some radar detectors can pick up on vg2 and spectre so the owner can turn the detector off before they are detected by law enforcement.