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My Roadmate 700 will not stay on. It loses power

My Roadmate 700 will not stay on. It loses power and cuts off whenever the unit is jared.The power supply on the back seems to be the problem. I would like to send it in for repair and I need an address and phone number. You may contact me at bea_simpson@comcast.net

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If its the port on the cradle, you can buy them on ebay cheaper then fixing it.

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