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SOURCE: 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.

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

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SOURCE: garmin 660 locked up / frozen

Resetting the device merely resets the power connection, on some devices there is a reset to manufacturer defaults on settings, but not your stored data. Working with GPS's 40 hours a week I constantly have to use the reset button when they lock up. Just press it in for a few seconds then if it doesn't power back up just hit the power button and everything should be fine.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin nuvi 660 touch screen froze? How to fix?

please see this link. read about non-responsive touchscreens.

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


- Jim

Posted on May 12, 2010

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SOURCE: My Garmin Nuvi 660 touch screen is frozen. I've

Sounds like your firmware needs updated. Just go to Garmin’s website then downloads and update your firmware. As long as there is no screen damage but just touch screen not working that will fix it. An easy test is to take out the battery and if the unit works for second then freezes you just need to update firmware. Turn off unit plug into computer via usb cable and do firmware update, that easy!!!! Hope that helps?

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

sharcnet
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SOURCE: my garmin nuvi 660 boots up all right, however the

Non-responsive touchscreen. Common problem. Please see this link for more info:

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

- Jim

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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