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Legend CX just died

Got into car and went to use it and it was dead. It was working before I got out the the car. Not a very hot day.....80 degrees. Unit is 3 years old...never any problems with buttons or the unit. Tried new rechargeables Tried new Alkaline...2 different sets Tried removing the memory card and powering up Called Garmin.....tried the 3 button reset. Nothing, no display. I have done electronics before....soldering, ribbon cables, IDC connectors, so I can probably repair if I knew what to try. Found the site on disassembly but thought I 'd try you first. Please help.

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Connect your unit to your PC. Even if it doesn't show connected, run the software update for your unit. That has been known to work in the past.

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