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Garmin streetpilot i3 wont power on

Hasn't been used for months, has no updates, won't power on, either vier cigarette lighter or new batteries, any clues

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  • goobaa Dec 20, 2007

    cheese for that, still wont power up

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Hi, Thank you for the tips, I had done step one, I saw the message that reads ""DO YOU REALLY WANT TO ERASE ALL USER DATA". However, I couldn't select yes, when my finger still needed to hold on the power button to let it turn on, I used the wheel to move up YES but I couldn't. I tried to let go the buttons and turned the wheel quickly but that wouldn't work b/c the GPS turned off right away. Please help! I love my Garmin and just owned it not long ago
Thank you
~Christy

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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WARNING: You will lose all user data when you do a master reset.

To erase all user data on the device, please follow these steps:

  1. With the unit turned off press and hold the thumb wheel down, then press the back arrow and hold down, then press the power button.
  2. When all 3 are held down a message will appear that reads "DO YOU REALLY WANT TO ERASE ALL USER DATA". Select "Yes".
  3. Let go of the buttons and go through the reset sequence. The unit will need to sit outside to acquire satellites.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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