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My c340 will not power up on its internal battery

I was doing updates, and the unit was working properly. After I finished, I powered it up with the internal battery. (the battery charge was full) I turned it off. A few minutes later, it would not turn on. I does turn on and operate if plugged into the car or the computer using the USB cable. What can I do to restore the unit?

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  • ibnorm63 Feb 06, 2009

    Resert button did not help, thank you

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Did you try the reset buttom

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