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No power Just got my new c330 and plugged it into my trucks 12 volt power outlet. Unit came on, initialized then screen went black. Tried unplugging and waiting, pushed power button, nothing. 12 volt power source in my truck is working fine as I use it for my cell phone and power indicator light is on. If you have any suggestions reply to Thanks Lane Adrian

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Re: No power

Try taking the face off your gps there is a black reset button press it and see what happens it usely works. If not press the button on the side once more.

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Re: No power

I had the same problem and fixed it by pressing the reset button behind the front bezel. To remove the bezel use your thumbnail in the small slot on the silver bezel just under the Garmin logo to carefully pry it off. The reset switch is on the the right hand side.

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Re: No power

Hello, You might check the fuse - it is located in the end of the charger cable. The round end that plugs into your lighter unscrews and you will find a fuse in there. Also try plugging it into a USB port on your computer while it is running to see if that USB cable will charge it. If that does not work I would call tech support for the Unit and see if you can get it fixed or repaired under warranty. Good Luck - Dr. Know

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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