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UNLOCK ASKING FOR A PIN NUMBER IDONT HAVE APIN IBROUGHTTHIS UNIT IN POLICE AUCTION

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  • smi8333 Feb 24, 2008

    Bought this Garmin on Ebay. Used it at Christmas. Now it wants a pin number and location that I don't remember putting in. Can't get past the pin request page.

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  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    me too

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Actually, hydetech is correct. The only way to unlock the unit is with the PIN or taking the unit to the location at which the PIN was set. Your only other option would be to return the unit to Garmin.

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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Hey u got to try 4 digit.. try to do it the most you cant and belive me u will unlock your garmin c550...after felling alot of times will go back to reset and it will unlock..good luck

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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Impossible to unlock without knowing the PIN or the location of the GPS when the PIN was activated.

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