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GPS Maps 60 Won't turn on...

I have used it for about a yr...was working fine until other day...It ran out of battery power while connected via USB to my computer...I disconnected from computer and placed fresh batteries into the GPS...and it has not turned on since...I've tried everything..different batteries...looking for a reset switch...there are no trouble shooting guides in the owners manual...What can I do...other then send the unit back which will cost me over 100.00 dollars??

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  • Lorie Collingwood Jan 03, 2009

    I push button to turn unit on and I hear 3 distinct beeps. screen
    remains blank, I push button again and I hear one beep. I tried holding
    button down , makes no difference , can not get the screen to show
    anything. Tried the points mentioned for contact of battery to board,
    made no difference. Not sure its worth $100 for repair, but hate to put
    our another $300 for a new



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I had a similar problem. I opened the unit up and the two contacts (little metal tabs) that make contact from the battery to the circuit board had to be bent up a bit so they make contact.

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