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Garmin StreetPilot 2720

It turns off and immediately restarts itself every minute or less. Doesn't matter if my car is idling or rolling or if I'm programming "Where To" instructions. I disassembled the GPS adapter plug, but saw nothing abnormal, and reassembled it securely. If you tell me to test the cigarette lighter, how do I do that? Thank you.

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First check the socket a cigarette lighter! You could borrow one if you've lost yours because they are all the same size. If it works then read on.. Most cigarette lighter ADAPTERS I've seen have an LED on them to tell you it's making good contact. If it has got an LED but it's not illuminating then unscrew the black cap at the tip of the adapter and check the fuse. If the fuse is blown replace it with one of the same rating. If that was no help at all then try resetting the Garmin. Unclip the face place and press the reset button. Now try turning it on. Hopefully I have given you at least one thing new to try! :) Regards, SparkGap

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

  • Martin B
    Martin B Sep 25, 2007

    Oops the first bit should read
    "First check the socket WITH a cigarette lighter"

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