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I HAVE A TOMTOM GO 300 WHICH I HAVE NOT USED FOR 2 MONTHS. I PUT IN ONTO THE MAINS CHARGER BUT I GET NO GREEN LIGHT TO SAY IT IS CHARGING. I HAVE TGRIED TO RESET IT ALL TO NO AVAIL ANY IDEAS PLEASE?

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Hi when i switch my tom tom go 300 on the start light flashes but will not stay on .Thanks J Price

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After three days conected to the mains charging, the green light came on and the unit was fully charged.

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It appears that the battery will not hold a (good) charge anymore. If it is still under warranty, contact TomTom to address that problem. They may replace the unit for you.
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If your GPS is more that 18 months old it may be that the battery has died.

They can be replaced and a good source is Ebay.

About 18 month to 2 years is the expected lifespan.

Its an awfully short lifespan in my view but thats how it is I am afraid.

The fact that you get the green light should mean its charging but its pretty clear its not holding that charge.

Sorry for the bad news.

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1= My battery is flat, but when i put it on charge in the house it doesnt charge and no green light comes on, on my sat nav why would this be?

Could be your house charger is bad or the power connector on the back of the Tomtom is bad.

2= But when i put it in car charge it works perfect 'Y'?

You are using the "power shoe" to charge the battery. For a test unplug the power cord from the power shoe and hook it to the back of the Tomtom. If this work then the house charger is bad. If this doesn't work then the Tomtom rear power connector is bad

3= If ever i have to change battery how is this done?

You will have to remove the faceplate and disassemble the Tomtom in order to get to the battery. Or you can find a shop that repairs small electronic. Find the battery on Ebay.

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