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TomTom 500 won't power EITHER!!!!

I have the same problem, it shows a green light when charging but doesn't start. I pressed reset and it still doesn't work. Any Suggestions????

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  • Lottidax Apr 23, 2008

    I have pressed reset and recharged the TOMTOM but it still doesn't work. The first time this happened to me , the reset button did put it right.



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Guys make sure you know where the reset button is . Ie for tomtom 500 it is at the back and you have to unclip from the adapter.

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