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Garmin 525s will not turn on

I connected the unit to the battery, the unit turned on for 1 second and then turned black.
After the first try nothing happens when I try to turn it on.
The unit was connected red wire to plus and black wire to ground.

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Re: Garmin 525s will not turn on

I tried to reset it but it did not work. I have shipped the GPS back for a replace.
Thanks for trying to help. When I get the new GPS I will start with updating the software as described.

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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Re: Garmin 525s will not turn on

This is a common problem with 400 and 500 series garmins.  The only fix is to take it back and exchange it.  There has been a software update to prevent it from happening but once it powers down it's too late for the update.  This has been a known problem since they hit the market in May. Any respectable retailer should exchange it with no questions asked, especially if you just bought it.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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