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My Garmin street pilot C330 was purchased about 2 years ago. Lately, it has begun giving a message, Low battery. I have had to charged it up on my computer 2 times in the last 2 weeks. What is the problem? Do I need to replace the battery? I may not be charging it up properly. The message "Charging battery" Press the power key to turn on." comes up on my screen when I plug it into the computer USB. I have been pressing the power key, making the unit come on. then the unit stays on while it is charging up. Should I be leaving the unit off until it is charged up? My problem is the charge is not lasting for any length of time.

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2 years is generally about it for the battery on the C330.
You most likely need a new battery.
Charging it on or off does not matter.
Run it with the back light on a dimmer mode to increase battery life for now.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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