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172 will not work after dropping

I dropped my 172 on the tile floor of my house.  It will turn on and the screen illuminates but nothing else will happen.  Any suggestions for repair or someone that can repair it?

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Turned on my Garmin Gpsmap 172c today and nothing comes up on the screen, just the back light working. Have checked the map chip is in place.
Does enyone know what the fault can be ? I'll be gratefull for any info.

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Re: 172 will not work after dropping

Have you solved the problem?
If not you shall check that the flexible cable to the screen is securely connected to the circuit board. Check also the other cables.

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