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Black Screen to no power

On my Garmin StreetPilot, the battery was low but then in the middle of giving directions the screen just turned black and powered off. I thought the battery must have just been dead but when I plugged it in there was no "charging" signs on the screen and it still would not turn on.

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  • amanda_enter Mar 12, 2009

    I was traveling down the interstate and the Garmin just shut off...I made sure it was connected good and that the plug in for the charger worked...I plugged in the charge cable and tried to turn it on and got nothing...

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Waking up your c330...

If you left your Garmin c330 on running the battery will have 1% life left. If you turn c330 back on again, it will flash screen for 3 seconds then die, even charging it at this point will not wake it back up. TO BRING IT BACK TO LIFE... plug in the power home or car into Garmin c330. There is a tab in the front Garmin gray frame of your screen. You must take like your fingernails and under the logo "GARMIN" pull the whole gray plastic frame off. Underneath the plastic frame to the right hand side. There is a "RESET" button. Make sure power is plugged in while hitting reset. Your battery should come back to life. Cheers

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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