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My garmin approach screen is frozen up

Touch screen does not respond, no response when touching the screen or pushing the buttons, it will not power off

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As a last resort, you can try a master reset. With the unit off hold your finger on the power key for approximately 15 seconds until you see a message "This operation will erase all waypoints, do you want to continue?"

Tap yes and the unit should reboot then attempt to acquire satellites. You will lose any favorites you have saved but it may save you a trip to the factory.

If the problem persists I would say you have a problem with the internal circuits and repair is the only option.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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I'm not familiar with the Zumo family of GPS from Garmin, but if they are similar enough to the StreetPilot, you should be able to recalibrate the screen. In the StreetPilot series, to recalibrate you turn the unit off. Press and hold the bottom right of the screen and turn the unit on. Keep pressing the screen until the calibration information begins. Try this, see if it works on the Zumos, too.

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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Try to find how to calibrate the touch screen in the users manual.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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The touchscreen needs replaced. Please see this link for more information.

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm


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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 255 2008 screen not respnond to touch

There should be a reset on it and it should bring it back.

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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Garmin nuvi 260 touch screen does not respond


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Try and reset the unit by using a straightened paper clip, or something similar, to push the reset button for 15 seconds. The reset button is located near the power hole for docking base. If the reset won't work then the touch screen should be replaced as it is bad. Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.

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My garmin nuvi 660 touch screen dosen't work


To calibrate the touchscreen on a nuvi 300 or 600 series:
  1. Power the unit On.
  2. From the Where to? / View map screen, touch Settings (wrench icon).
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Recalibrate.
  5. A new screen will display that says Press Dot.
  6. Touch the center of the dot.
  7. Keep touching the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  8. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.
The touchscreen will now be recalibrated.

If your touchscreen is not responding to any touch and preventing you from recalibrating the touchscreen using the instructions above, please follow the steps below:
  1. Connect your nuvi to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. Open the Garmin Nuvi drive located in MyComputer/Computer. (Note: Mac users can locate the Garmin Nuvi drive icon on the Desktop.)
  3. Open the Garmin folder.
  4. Locate and delete the GUPDATE.GCD file.1
  5. Safely disconnect your nuvi from your computer.
  6. Power the nuvi Off.
  7. Power the nuvi on by holding the power button.
  8. Continue holding the power button down for 1-2 minutes until the screen calibration option displays.
  9. Touch the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  10. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.

The touchscreen will now be recalibrated and should respond properly.

Oct 24, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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I have a garmin nuvi 660. the touch screen isn't working


To calibrate the touchscreen on a nuvi 300 or 600 series:
  1. Power the unit On.
  2. From the Where to? / View map screen, touch Settings (wrench icon).
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Recalibrate.
  5. A new screen will display that says Press Dot.
  6. Touch the center of the dot.
  7. Keep touching the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  8. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.
The touchscreen will now be recalibrated.

If your touchscreen is not responding to any touch and preventing you from recalibrating the touchscreen using the instructions above, please follow the steps below:
  1. Connect your nuvi to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. Open the Garmin Nuvi drive located in MyComputer/Computer. (Note: Mac users can locate the Garmin Nuvi drive icon on the Desktop.)
  3. Open the Garmin folder.
  4. Locate and delete the GUPDATE.GCD file.1
  5. Safely disconnect your nuvi from your computer.
  6. Power the nuvi Off.
  7. Power the nuvi on by holding the power button.
  8. Continue holding the power button down for 1-2 minutes until the screen calibration option displays.
  9. Touch the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  10. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.

The touchscreen will now be recalibrated and should respond properly.

Oct 24, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 650 GPS Receiver

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Touch screen not responding at all. Garmin powers up okay.


This is Garmin's response to me after having the same problem on a 2 year old Nuvi 650: We are no longer replacing or repairing this model unit. However, let me give you some steps to try to calibrate the screen of your unit. The following 'Fix' did not work. I won't be buying another Garmin.
To recalibrate the touchscreen on your nuvi 600 series device please follow the steps below:


  1. Plug the device into the computer via USB data cable
  2. Double click My Computer (Mac Users can skip this step)
  3. Double Click the Garmin or nuvi drive
  4. Double click the Garmin folder
  5. Delete the GUPDATE.GCD file (if this file is not on the device please skip to the next step)
  6. Unplug the GPS device from the computer
  7. Power the device off
  8. Press and hold the Power button
  9. After a short period a screen should appear that says Touch Dot
  10. Release the Power button
  11. Touch the dots as they move around the screen.


Your touchscreen should now be recalibrated.


If the screen is still not responding, then the unit will need to be replaced with a new unit at this time.






With Best Regards,


Benjamin B

Product Support Specialist

Automotive Team

Garmin International

913-397-8200

800-800-1020

913-440-8280 (fax) Att: Benjamin B, Associate #6891

www.garmin.com


Additional solutions may be found at http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/support/searchsupport

Sep 05, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 650 GPS Receiver

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My garmin gps touch screen has no response to my touch. It powers up but will not allow me to push menu buttons to change it


Make sure the on off switch is not in the "locked" position.
If it is it would prevent the display touch from working.
Move it to the center position.
Hope that works for you.

Jan 16, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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Touchscreen not responding.


There are three levels of fixes, please try them in order:
1. Reset the GPS using the Reset button, on the back, just under the Antenna Hinge. Resetting will turn off the GPS, and then turn it back on, if connected to power. Test, if fixed, great, otherwise, go to fix 2.
2. Turn the power off, then press and hold the powerbutton for up to 2 minutes. The GPS will turn on, and display a "PreBoot Mode" message. When that message disappears, and the screen calibration screen appears, follow the on-screen instructions, and you are fixed. If you still cannot use the touch screen, repeat fixes 1 and 2 several times, just to be sure., then go to fix 3
3. The touch-screen glass has probably broken or lost its connection with the GPX motherboard. You can order new touch screen glass on the web and install yourself, if you are techy in nature, otherwise do a search for "garmin nuvi 660 repair" and choose your service.

Jun 19, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Touchscreen not responding


Try to find how to calibrate the touch screen in the users manual.

May 29, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 250W GPS Receiver

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Garmin Street Pilot C330 - screen problem


This doesn't fix Sitfar's problem, but for those how might find this helpful from Garmin's site: Question:  The touch screen is not responding correctly when I touch it. How can I recalibrate the screen?
Answer: To recalibrate the touch screen:
  1. Turn the unit off.
  2. With the unit off, touch and hold the Power button for 30 - 40 seconds.
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

May 09, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot C330 GPS Receiver

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Garmin c330


Try to calibrate the touch screen. Push and hold the power button on until you see a white dot on the screen. This is the calibration mode. Touch the dot and another dot will apppear, now touch this dot again, keep doing this until the unit reboot.

If you touch the 1st dot and nothing happens then the digitizer on the LCD is dead. If the unit is still under warranty, get a RMA and return it to Garmin.

Dec 26, 2007 | Garmin StreetPilot C330 GPS Receiver

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