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Screen goes blank

When I turn the unit on, it shows the start-up screen - "Nuvi" but as soon as it starts to load the program, the screen goes blank. Unit does not shut down, just goes blank. I have tried the reset button but no help. Any thoughts?
Thanks.


I can only select Illinois as a state. When I try to select any other the unit shuts off. When I try to enter a destination the unit shuts off.

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  • letmein Mar 17, 2008

    Same problem with IQUE 3600, I do not think this even has video setting, so it can not be resolution issue. Please post any solution you have.

  • rupe2 Jan 03, 2009

    I have a similar problem. However my SG5 totally powers off rather than the screen merely going blank. I have to restart the unit. Having to do this every 5 minutes or so renders the unit worthless. It is a new unit, fully charged and receiving a strong sattilite signal.

  • Edward Scott Jan 04, 2009

    I had my garmin 295 in the car in cold weather. When I tried to use it , it would power up, but in five seconds, it would go blank. The power scale showed good. I even used the external power from my plane, and the same thing happen. I finally took the unit in the house after two hr. of flight, not being able to use it, and it is working find now. Was it the cold weather or what?

  • gjones567 Jan 19, 2009

    I have the same problem, when I plug the Magellan 1412 in the car charger it starts trying to boot up but never does.



  • rechopppy92 Jan 27, 2009

    I have the same problem. When I turn it on, the sanyo (blue) screen comes on, but after that it just goes blank. I know that it is on because the screen is lit up, but it is unresponsive. I have tried plugging it into the computer or charger, but it still goes blank.

  • rajasekarvs Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Sanyo ES 4370 GPS. When I power up , the initial Sanyo blue screen comes up and then goes blank. Could somebody advise,



    Raj

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Maybe the setting of your video display was change to higher setting, and your screen cannot handle the said setting.

When a "safe mode" message appears during opeing, select that options, then at the desktop right click your mouse, chose properties, then setting, then change the screen resolution to lower range.

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