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Re battery life??

Hi i have a tomtom one & was wondering how long the battery should go for before it switches off! At present i have charged it fully & 1/2 way through a two hour journey its gone dead...great when i have no maps in the car!!
Any ideas as if this is a fault i shall take it back & get a replacement.
Many thanks in advance!

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The battery should last 3/4 hours without a charger.

I think tomtom are aware of a ton of units with faulty batteries / poor life span.

arrange for it to be returned asap.

http://www.tomtom.com/support/support.php?ID=2

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

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