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Gps wont turn on without it being connected to chargers

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This means that the internal battery of the gps system is completely dead and can not hold a charge. All you will need to do is replace the battery and it should work like new. The battery is fairly cheap to buy and replace.

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Thats a fairly new unit and i doubt if the battery is shot already.

1st verify that its charging. hook up the home or car charger, then go into the syatem settings and see if the battery indicator is moving left to right..if it is, its charging. if its not moving and shows a low battery, then its not charging.

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