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Magellan Meridian Gold

Recently my Magellan Meridian Gold lost the ability to use AA batteries. Thye device still works with 12 volt DC Power. I am looking for a repair site.

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  • pedro1969 Nov 13, 2007

    I have the platinium model with the same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2007

    I also having the same issue with my Meridian Platinum. I tried the link to the Yahoo Group and it appears that the link is no longer valid, so can someone update the link? Thanks!

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I unscrewed the 6 screws holding the back to the Meridian Gold unit and looked at the contacts. I noticed that one of the curved prongs that makes contact from the battery to the unit was bent low so I knew it was not making contact and preventing the unit from working. So I very gently took the small screwdriver and pulled it out a bit so that contact was the same height as the other. Screwed the back back on, reinstalled the batteries, presto - works like a charm now. Anyone can do it.

Now I need someone to tell me what alternative GPS map packages giv e the most bang for the buck as my Map Send CDs were accidently thrown out by a well meaning person cleaning up my desk....

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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I have the same problem. Check out the yahoo group Magellan_Meridian http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Magellan_Meridian/ Under files there are detailed instructions to repair it yourself. (I am doing it right now)

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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If it does'nt power up with a new batteries i think there's a problem inside the unit.

Hope it helps..

Enjoy!

Pls. Rate & hope to hear more from you soon..

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-micro

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