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Garmin Nuvi 255 won't charge with the car charger.

When I remove the device from the charger in my car, the screen goes blank. I can't get it to turn on. Why won't the battery charge?

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    I can guarantee that if you follow this video, you will permanently damge your Nuvi 255. A Nuvi 255 is not a Nuvi 760. They are physically different inside. I've replaced batteries and screens in both units.



    - Jim

    SHARCNET-USA

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    SHARCNET-USA May 11, 2010

    Please look at this link:



    http://www.sharc.net/gps_charger_repair....



    - Jim

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    will not charge

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You may need to replace the battery.

The video on the link below shows how to replace the battery in a Garmin Nuvi:

How To Change The Battery On A Garmin Nuvi 760


Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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