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Garmin c510 street pilot wont power up

HI guys With the c510 plugged into the cig lighter it was working fine. turned car off and the unit displayed message 'lost external power source and shutting down in 25 seconds'. When I got back to the car tried to power up again and screen remained black and hasnt worked since. have tried reset button but nothing happens. Please help cheers

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