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Nuvi 250 will not turn on when charging.

I recently received a Nuvi 250 as a gift but I noticed that it will not turn on when charging with either the car charger or travel charger supplied with same. It is frustrating not able to have the Nuvi running from car battery power while on long journey. Is there a fix for this or a way to have the unit run on car battery power.

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There are two types of leads that you can buy.

The one supplied with the Garmin expects you to plug the GPS into the PC via the USB and if you use this to try and charge your Garmin in your car it will think it is connected to the PC and show the connection screen. it will charge the unit but you can't see the map.!!!

Make sure that you buy a lead specially for the Garmin for use in the car its the only type of SAT NAV that you will have this problem with.

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