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Display on my Garmin E-Trex Legend GPS

The display on my Garmin E-Trex Legend GPS is unreadable, having lines through it. It looks like a shaken up, half erased etch-a-sketch screen. Its intermittent, but becoming more frequent. My unit is about 5 years old.
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You can fix it yourself but be careful - thats how I comletly broke my eTrex http://etrex-gps.blogspot.com/ :(

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Sounds like the screen is shot and theres nothing really you can do to fix it, sorry :(

You can send it to Garmin for the flat rate repair fee of $79 dollars. I would recommend getting the new eTrex Legend H with the high sensitivity receiver if you want a similar model. It's sat reception will blow the prior version out of the water and has 24mb of memory rather than the 8mb it used to have.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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