Question about Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver
My GPS was working fine. I had just turned it back on in the car and then it shut off and will not turn on. There is no reset button. I held it in the on position for 8 seconds and that did not work either. Help.
I recently ran into the same problem, my 205w would not power back on. I logged in Garmin website under repair solutions. Said hit reset button using pen or stylis. My 205w does not have a
reset button....further comments in the reset instructions said if your device does not a button,
slide on switch to the left and hold 10 to 15 seconds it should power on while your holding it.
it took 12 seconds for me... This was refered to as a soft reset
Hope this helps, Enjoy!
Posted on Apr 23, 2009
This model DOES have a reset button as I have the same model. It's located on the bottom decal with all the writing. It is a bullseye that says "reset." I once had this problem but a recent software upgrade fixed it. If you download "webupdater" from garmin and hookup your unit, you'll get the new upgrade.
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
Could it be the battery is dead? Check the fuse for the cigarette lighter socket.
Check the fuse in the cigarette lighter adapter on your power cord, the tip should twist off to expose a fuse.
Hope this is of some help.
Posted on Apr 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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