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Garmin 700 series has a PIN number I do not know.

My dad bought a Garmin GPS off of Craigslist. When I used it everything was fine, but now, it has a PIN number that I don't know.

Since we are not the ORIGINAL owners, we cannot send it to Garmin cause they will contact law enforcement on my dad.

Is there really no way to solve this problem?
I know I can retrace my steps to try to find when the PIN was accidentally made for the security location. Also, do you know if a PIN can be created while the car is moving? That would help me a lot trying to find the security location.

My dad won't stop blaming me. I NEVER tried to set a PIN number. It must have been set accidentally in my bag.

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