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Garmin 201 charges but does not power up

Can u help me unlock my garmin it worked for 2 years and now does not power up . Is there somewhere i can get software to unlock it thank u mike toronto canada

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2008

    I have the same problem. I ried holding reset and powering up to reset the softwareas inctructed in the Garmin site, but this does not work.. Garmin wants $69 to refurbish it. I had the same problem once this summer and All I had to do is firmly tap in on the counter a couple of times.

  • nvrenuffmike Jan 06, 2008

    guys I love you so much . Just got it to spark up hit it several times on counter top . did not work at first . kept trying and BAM she works like a charm . SO I guess I have to pay it forward somehow , a good deed . Thanks someone out there is a genius. I may be a fraid to shut it off now thoughh . I ll Have to take my chances though MIke

  • nvrenuffmike Jan 07, 2008

    hi guys so my garmin works now but I am unable to shut it off now any sollutions.. Can the unit be opened or is it sealed shut

  • Jay Stepp Dec 05, 2008

    I've tried tapping mine and holding the rest while powering up. Neither solution has worked. Anymore suggestions? I was running and when I finished I shut it off. Tried to turn it back on and it wouldn't work.



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Hold reset and then press power to reset software

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