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The jack in the back of my nuvi 200 pushes in when

The jack in the back of my garmin nuvi 200 pushes in when i put the cord in so it will not charge

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  • bhhemlock May 08, 2009

    does the unit need to be sent  in for repair  I would like to make the repair myself but not sure how the unit splits in half so I can solder  as needed  Thanks

  • bhhemlock May 08, 2009

    The charging port pushes in when i plug in the charger cord on my garmin 200 nuvi the port is soldered on the internal board from the response that I received. I would like to repair myself does this unit split in half so i can make repair or will unit need to be sent in for  repair 

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Actually that component is soldered on the internal board and now its got moved from its position and the soldering has vcome loose.just get that component again soldered on the board to make it properly charge.

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Can the unit be split in half so I can make repairs

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Garmin Nuvi 200 Favorites Backup and Restoration Procedure

Models: Garmin Nuvi 200, 200W, 250, 250W, 260, 260W, 270
Models: Garmin Nuvi 205, 205W, 215, 215W, 255, 255W, 265, 265W, 275

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Would you like to back up a copy of your Garmin Nuvi 200 Favorites and Waypoints?

Backup and Restoration Procedure for Favorites:

  1. From the Nuvi drive, copy '/Garmin/GPX/current.gpx' to a backup location on your computer.
  2. After a hard reset or loss of data, copy your backed up 'current.gpx' from your computer back to the '/Garmin/GPX/' folder on the Nuvi, but be sure to rename it 'temp.gpx'.
  3. On the next power cycle, the Favorites will be read from 'temp.gpx' into the non-user accessible memory area on the Nuvi where they are actually stored.
I hope that helps.
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Garmin Nuvi Hard Reset Here.
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I just updated my maps on my garmin nuvi 255. now when i plug the charger in I cannot use the device while it's charging, i get the competer connect icon only. works fine if I disconnect it from a charger


This is a common problem with the 200 series garmin satnavs. It's caused by the mini usb plug of the power cord not being pushed fully into the back of the satnav. Because of the way it's designed it feels like it is fully in but it's not. Push it in further and the problem will be solved.

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I can help you update your Garmin Nuvi 200.

Here is a picture of where the USB cord plugs into your nuvi:

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These are the steps to take to update your Nuvi 200:

Download and then run Garmin 200 WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

I hope that helps.
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Nuvi 200 Manuals here.
Backup your favorites.
Nuvi 200 Hard Reset.

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My condolences. I would suggest you plug the unit in to your computer's USB port using an appropriate data cable (in case you no longer have the Garmin data cable, there are lots of devices, including cameras, that use such a cable with the large USB plug at one end and the mini-USB at the other). That would give you a handle on where the fault lies -- in the auto charger cable itself vs the nuvi's socket. If the nuvi charges from your computer, you're halfway home; if not, I suspect the cost of repairing the nuvi's USB jack could exceed the cost of a replacement unit.

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I can help you fix your Garmin Nuvi 200W.

You can use the mini-usb to usb cord from many mp3 players or cameras with your garmin nuvi.
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  2. Perform a Hard Reset.
  3. Download and then run Garmin WebUpdater to replace its firmware / system software.

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