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Total power failure

My Magellan 3000T does not turn on, even when connected to the power source. The 'green' light does come on but nothing else and it does nothing when not connected. It worked fine the last time I used it, about 3 weeks ago.

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Re: Total power failure

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Posted on Jan 11, 2008

Re: Total power failure

Same here! first my original car charger stopped working, so i purchased a replacement (a generic one off ebay), plugged it in and the little light on the top right turns on. but i have not been able to turn it on. i've left it charging for at least a half hour and nothing. any ideas?

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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the following advice pertains to the following magellan gps systems.

Magellan 800, 860, 2000, 2200t, 2500, 3000, 3050, 3100, 3140, 4000, 4040, 4050 and 6000t

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