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PIN number I had bought a Garmin Streetfinder c550 from a friend because he had found it laying around in his basement and its now asking me for a PIN number but my friend does not recall the number or location, is there a way to reset it from the GPS??

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  • beemer535 Feb 16, 2008

    i bought a garmin c550 from a friend after he bought a new car ith built gps,and one day i foregot it on running on the internal battery so when i went to plug it in to charge it displayed {enter pin}.does anyone now what the pin is or how to bypass it ?.

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Take the GPS to the location where the PIN was originally set.

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