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MY 4YR OLD LOCKED THE GPS. WE DONT KNOW WHAT NUMBES HES PUNCHED IN FOR THE CODE. IT SAYS WE MUST RETURN TO DEFAULT SECURITY LOCATION? ANY HELP WOULD BE GREAT

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  • Henry Bartlett Jan 16, 2009

    LOCKED THE GPS

  • Rick Byrd
    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    i read many forums and a 3 finger salute doesn't seem to be the answer , i also downloaded and read your manual , that return to default security location , seems like maybe did you possibly have many or any plotted locations like home , or work or something you could drive to and see if it unlocks , manual says if your at that security location the 4 pin code is not needed , so i'm thinking , if you found the location maybe you can reset the code at that point .... i doubt a 4 year old could have plotted a destination or a start point , but i could be wrong , last thought how old is the unit , return as defect ???? that's all i got .

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I recently got a Garmin myself. I read through the manual. What I have found was you can contact Garmin and only to unlock it if nothing else works from Johnny5846's suggestion, you can send it back to the company and they can unlock it, but won't be able to unlock it over the phone.

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