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Nuvi 660 touch screen will not respond

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On top of the device there is a lock slide switch, make sure its not on the lock symbol, other wise it will lock the screen touch feature.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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My Garmin has a feature that won't allow the screen to work when you're in your car b/c it thinks you're driving and that it's a danger. There is a setting where you can essentially unlock that feature....I had noticed that the GPS worked in the house or when I wasn't driving, but just before I pulled out of the drive way. I was driving myself nuts trying to figure it out.

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The touchscreen needs replaced. Please see this link for more information.

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm


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Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 660 touch screen freezes up. Soft

I sat on the phone for 30 minutes waiting for Garmin support when my Nuvi suddenly had no touch screen response. They had me delete a file on the device (with it hooked to my computer) then reboot and it went thru a touch screen alignment and it worked.

Sadly, it has frozen again and I don't recall the file (it had been a GCD file in all caps, that is all I know and I don't see a file in all caps any more). I will be calling support tomorrow.

My take is that it *is* a firmware thing *and* there is some way to reset the firmware.

Posted on Dec 02, 2011

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My Garmin 660 Nuvi touch screen will not respond I have put in the latest update, held the start button down untill the touch dot calibration shows and tryed the reset button none of this has worked, no...


This is a common problem due to certain style of touchscreen that is known to fail due to temperature. if you can not recalibrate the screen, then the touchscreen needs to be replaced. More information, including the recalibration procedure can be found here:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

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To calibrate the touchscreen on a nuvi 300 or 600 series:
  1. Power the unit On.
  2. From the Where to? / View map screen, touch Settings (wrench icon).
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Recalibrate.
  5. A new screen will display that says Press Dot.
  6. Touch the center of the dot.
  7. Keep touching the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  8. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.
The touchscreen will now be recalibrated.

If your touchscreen is not responding to any touch and preventing you from recalibrating the touchscreen using the instructions above, please follow the steps below:
  1. Connect your nuvi to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. Open the Garmin Nuvi drive located in MyComputer/Computer. (Note: Mac users can locate the Garmin Nuvi drive icon on the Desktop.)
  3. Open the Garmin folder.
  4. Locate and delete the GUPDATE.GCD file.1
  5. Safely disconnect your nuvi from your computer.
  6. Power the nuvi Off.
  7. Power the nuvi on by holding the power button.
  8. Continue holding the power button down for 1-2 minutes until the screen calibration option displays.
  9. Touch the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  10. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.

The touchscreen will now be recalibrated and should respond properly.

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Nuvi 660 touch screen not responding


Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

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Touch screen not responding to touch


Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm


- Jim

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Touch screen locked and not responding. Nuvi 660


The touchscreen is intermittent and needs to be replaced. If your unit has a serial # that starts with "12P", "14V" or "143" then you have a style of screen that can fail without physical damage to the screen or glass. Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

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Not touch sensative


In 90% of the cases it's the digitizer (the touch sensor that is mounted in front of the screen). You can try to replace it yourself or send it to a third party gps repair service.

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