Question about Garmin StreetPilot 2610 GPS Receiver

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Touchscreen problem The touch screen on my GPS unit is not working right. The left side of the screen is fine, but the closer to the right side you touch it starts picking up the wrong button. IE: if your looking at the keyboard, when you press the letter F, D or S show up (the buttons next to what i'm pressing). It's as if the keys are off track.

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  • Anonymous Nov 05, 2007

    My touch screen does not work for menu items. I tried the calibration proceedure and it comes up "calibration failed".

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  • plydon Dec 09, 2007

    My touchscreen is off center, when I try to recalibrate it keeps giving me a fail. Any thing else I can do?

  • frydavid Dec 11, 2007

    my touchscreen on my 2610 has failed. remote works fine.

  • nk111691 Dec 14, 2008

    thanks for the solution!! I have not been ablet to use my Garmin SP2610 for a VERY long time. We are getting ready to travel and really wanted to use it again. Thanks to the tips on how to calibrate the touchscreen and how to take it apart to clean. If I had not seen the notes about calibrating it numerous times I would not have done my the 7 times it took to finally get to the calibration completed screen. THANK YOU! this site is awesome!!

  • gjslaiby Jan 27, 2009

    my touch screen has stopped working

  • mohdijaz Apr 16, 2009

    The touch screen on my GPS unit is not working right. The left side of the screen is fine, but the closer to the right side you touch it starts picking up the wrong button.
    IE: if your looking at the keyboard, when you press the letter F, D or S show up (the buttons next to what i'm pressing).
    It's as if the keys are off track.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    when touching letters on left side of screen it goes to the next letter



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Your screen needs to be recalibrated Press the "Menu" key Select Display When the "Automatice Brightnesss comes on the screen Press the "Find" Key, follow the instructions you will have to touch the dot that comes on the screen about four times and then you will be able to touch all keys when completed

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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I corrected my problem. It was a pain, but I pulled the thing apart and cleaned the screen around the edge of the frame. It had alot of dust and particles there. Put it back together and with one calibration it works fine.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007


Mine isn't working at all. When it asks to presson the red dots, nothing happens????

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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I have performed the calibration (3) times. When I go back into the car during high heat, the problem reoccurs. My remote will not work. I point it at the eye and nothing happens. Anyone have a solution for my remote?

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

Touch screen not working at all

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June 9, 2008

Yes, Yes, Yes it worked. I love my Garmin. I had received permission from my wife to use her Tom Tom. Then, I found this web site and fixed my screen. I am a traveling salesman and need to use it daily in my work. Thanks for the help!

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

Wow.. I couldn't believe it.. sigh.. i took this post (see below) from a solution to a 2620 Garmin. and YES.. it worked..

Well.. after running all the diagnostics nothing much happened.. I had done that before.. the part that really helped was the idea (as stupid as it sounds) to keep on running the screen recalibration test, after I did it continously on the 5th time the problem was fixed and my touch screen is back to normal.

I hope this helps..

(8) Simultaneously hold down the PAGE, MENU & ROUTE buttons while turning on the 2620. A SCREEN CALIBRATION adjustment screen will apear. Quickly touch the pointsTouchscreen problem - 1.gif indicated as the calibration program runs. At the end of this procedure, the screen will display a window indicating that the calibration either "PASSED" or "FAILED." If it "PASSED," continue to steps (8)-(9). If it "FAILED," turn off the 2620 and repeat this step. If, after three calibrations attempts, each one is "FAILED," then also turn off the 2620 and proceed to steps (8)-(9).

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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If you get the "calibration failed" message, you can always use the remote. I'm convinced the 2610 is heat sensitive, as the problem only occurs in hot weather.
I have had this problem and others with my 2610.

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

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