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I want to change the language to english


The Garmin Express program will update your device's operating software. You'll also be presented with a list of additional updates which includes all voice languages that are compatible and available for your device.
To change the voice language on a dezl 560, LIVE 1695, LIVE 2300 series, nuvi 200, 205, 400, 500, 700, 705, 800, 805, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1690, 5000, 2200, 2300, 2400, 3700 series, or zumo 600, 665, and 220 devices:
  1. Touch Tools
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch Language
  4. Touch Voice1
    • Some devices will call this Voice Personality or Voice Language
  5. Touch the desired voice language
  6. Touch Ok
The device will now speak the selected language.
or Change the language its ok done thankyou

Jul 26, 2015 | GPS

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How do I re-calibrate my Garmin Nuvi 705 series. The touch screen isn't working properly.


Here is the procedure:

Nuvi 7xx Series: Turn the Nuvi off. Touch the screen anywhere and keep your finger there while moving the on/off switch to left (don't wait for Garmin logo to come up) and then quickly moving the switch the right (lock position). After a short while, you will reach the calibration screen. Go through the entire procedure of pressing each dot as it appears on the screen until it says "Done". More tips can be found here:
GPS Obsession Ham Radio Forum Garmin Nuvi Tips Tricks

Dec 28, 2014 | Garmin nuvi GPS

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Switches on ok but wont work when the charger is connected,the screen just shows the charging screen


The plug at the back of the GPS where the charger connects is shorted, very common issue on the Nuvi series.

May 26, 2011 | Garmin nuvi 200W GPS Receiver

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My Garmin nuvi 205w turns itself off. I switch it on, fully charged, and go through steps, first screen loading maps, press "agree" on next screen, picked address (recently found), map comes up with...


Sounds like your battery is getting weak.
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Nov 17, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

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Gps nuvi 250 wont charge, shuts off in a


It will shut off right away if the batteries are not charged.
Why doesn't it charge?
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The nuvi 200 series, 300 series, 600 series, 700 series, 1000 series and the StreetPilot C300 and C500 series do not have user replaceable batteries. These units must be sent in to a Garmin approved repair facilities if a battery issue arises. Garmin and Raytech are the only Garmin approved repair facilities. Raytech is a repair facility for Canadian customers. To repair your device please contact the specific repair facility for your region. If your device is not still under the 1 year warranty, there will be a cost associated with the repair of your device.

Oct 17, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 200w 250w 260w 580 660 670 680...

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My garmin sat nuv wont turn on even after pressing


plug it in to the house or car charger for at least 4 hours, then try again. if it still wont turn on, we can try something else.

bill

Aug 31, 2009 | GPS

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I have got a nuvi 260 and it wont come on


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The nuvi 200 series, 300 series, 600 series, 700 series, 1000 series and the StreetPilot C300 and C500 series do not have user replaceable batteries. These units must be sent in to a Garmin approved repair facilities if a battery issue arises. Garmin and Raytech are the only Garmin approved repair facilities. Raytech is a repair facility for Canadian customers. To repair your device please contact the specific repair facility for your region. If your device is not still under the 1 year warranty, there will be a cost associated with the repair of your device.

Mar 21, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 260W GPS Receiver

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Garmin nuvi 660


This is a common problem with the Nuvi series. The on/off switch is a surface mount switch that is mounted vertically off of the main PC board.

The problem is, that there is no support behind the switch, so when you press down the button, the solder leads of the switch are stressed and eventually break off the main PC board. This is a design flaw and could have been easily prevented by wedging a small piece of plastic between the rear of the switch and the SD card housing to give the switch support.

Also, the solder pads for the mechanical connections of the switch could have been made bigger, allowing for more surface area and more solder application.

I have repaired many of these before and the repairs I make prevent this from happening again.

If you would like for me to reasonably repair your GPS, please email me at KS3R at sharc dot net.

Aug 12, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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