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Tom Tom 300 Green power light comes on but no screen display

When i connect my tom tom the green light comes on, it wont power up and theres no display on the screen its like its totally dead?? What would cause this?

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  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2007

    hi my tom tom 300does not disply , only the green light turns on .

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    neenee138 Apr 10, 2013

    i must have an old one because i can not find a reset button.

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Try resetting it, via the 'reset' hole.

failing that...

http://www.tomtom.com/support/index.php?Lid=1

Posted on Dec 15, 2007

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Hello, replays those 2 smd ic's and the tomtom will work again!!

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