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Via 1605, won't charge, even after replacing battery

GPS would no longer accept a charge, either through car adapter nor through 120V charger. Replaced battery with new one from newpower99.com, but the problem is still the same. Will not charge.

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  • Bad Maxx Dec 03, 2014

    Hi Karl Jaquet, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box? Does the GPS work when it is plugged in?

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Problem charging MAGELLAN GPS.


I found there are select 120v AC adapters that will work on Magellan GPS. When a working 120v or 12v adapter to mini USB adapter is plugged into the unit, the battery bars will be 'scrolling' and therefore charging.

When your adapter, or even USB cable from your computer, is plugged into the GPS unit, and the battery goes to FULL, it is NOT CHARGING. The battery bars must be SCROLLING for the unit to charge. In this case, get a different adapter until it works.

This was tested on a Magellan 1412, and may apply to other Magellan GPS.

on Dec 28, 2008 | Magellan RoadMate 1412 Car GPS Receiver

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Garmin will not come on. Hasn't been plugged in for a month.


Given that you've tried other chragers, it seems likely the problem is battery related - especially if you've already tried steve's suggestion. How old is your nuvi? It is not uncommon for GPS batteries to go down after a year or two as they are subjected to temperature extremes and repeated charges and discharges. If the battery is the problem, it makes more sense to replace it for $30 than to spend another $300 on a new GPS. This can be done easily enough:

The company that produced the video sells a kit which includes the battery and tools necessary to do this yourself if you'd like. See: http://www.newpower99.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=GARMIN+NUVI+205W&Show=ExtInfo

I hope this helps. Happy travels!

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If you have checked out your charger and it is not a charger problem, then you need a new battery. NewPower99.com has a nice battery kit

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I turn it on, logo comes on, and it turns off. I've tried holding the on button 8 sec, no luck.


With the limited information provided, a simple first step is to make sure the internal battery is either fully charged or is in a condition to accept a charge. When the internal battery's charge is allowed to below a certain level, it will no longer be capable of accepting a charge via the car charger.

The battery can be conditioned to accept a charge easily, however. This is done by connecting the GPS to the computer via USB port, NOT the car charger. Some Garmin GPS units come with a 120 volt charger that connects to the USB port of the GPS - this method is also an acceptable charge / condition method. Leave the GPS connected for 8 hours or longer (over night) and try to power up again.

I hope this helps!

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I had the same problem with mine & it was only 6 months old. The battery needs to be replaced. This is a good site that shows you how to change the battery & you can order the new battery from them as well. http://www.newpower99.com/

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A new battery can be purchased and installed inexpensively. I found a video.
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replacement battery at http://www.xtreamgadgets.com/product.php?productid=132797&cat=10001980&bestseller
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I found there are select 120v AC adapters that will work on Magellan GPS. When a working 120v or 12v adapter to mini USB adapter is plugged into the unit, the battery bars will be 'scrolling' and therefore charging.

When your adapter, or even USB cable from your computer, is plugged into the GPS unit, and the battery goes to FULL, it is NOT CHARGING. The battery bars must be SCROLLING for the unit to charge. In this case, get a different adapter until it works.

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I found there are select 120v AC adapters that will work on Magellan GPS. When a working 120v or 12v adapter to mini USB adapter is plugged into the unit, the battery bars will be 'scrolling' and therefore charging.

When your adapter, or even USB cable from your computer, is plugged into the GPS unit, and the battery goes to FULL, it is NOT CHARGING. The battery bars must be SCROLLING for the unit to charge. In this case, get a different adapter until it works.

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