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Street Pilot 330 battery dead?

What is Garmin's policy if the battery appears to be dead and the unit is still under warranty...Must it always be sent back to them, or do they have any type of repair service available? Thanks for your help.

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Re: Street Pilot 330 battery dead?

It would be strange for the lithium ion battery to be dead so soon. what have you done to charge it up? there are ways to kick start the batterys but i need to know a little history on what has occured up to now.

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