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I have disconnet my 4040 Magellan from the cigarret lighter but it is still on. How do I turn it off.

How do I turn it off.

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Re: I have disconnet my 4040 Magellan from the cigarret...

On the left hand side there is a silver button,that is your on/off ,also make sure you read your manual carefully also it shows you how to operate your unit

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Magellan Maestro 4040 update


There is no recent software updates for your magallen maestro 4040.

You just have to wait till a new one comes out.

But the most recent for now is the rev 2.26 version you are having.

When there is a new software update, you can find out through this link,

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Jul 04, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Won't turn on.

if you still have an issue with this, ill be glad to help you..just reply to this post ..(see my feedback)


if the green light is on, on your car charger, the charger is working..if its on (the green light) and still wont start after holding the power button for up to ten seconds, let me know and i will help you further.

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May 06, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Are there any free updates for a magellan gps 4040

  • The only free update for your 4040 is the latest firmware or you can call the tech support of Magellan and ask if you can still avail the latest maps for your 4040 don't forget the recepit when you call them, they may ask you to send it to them for verification.

Feb 10, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Have a 4040 maestro magellan will not get off the magellan screen

if this just happened, and you have not tried to update it (sometimes the update causes this) then power the 4040 on and once it finished loading to the blue screen, using a paper clip, depress the reset switch on the left side and let it restart (little pinhole on the left side under the usb port)

if you need further help, just reply to this post.


Jan 03, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellan 4040 wont turn on

its probably not charging...very common problem with this and many others.

make sure green light is on the car charger and let it plugged in for awhile, then hold the power button (upto ten seconds) until it starts..if that fails

the following magellan 2000,2200t,2500,3000,3100,3140,4000,4040,4050 and the 6000 are known to have faulty dc connectors...if your magellan gps is not charging or will not power up, its most likely the dc power port...

you can get it repaired, here
or buy the port here

if you need further help, just let me know.

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Oct 13, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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I need original CD or download for the Magellan Maestro 4040.

you can call 1-800-707-9971 or look for one in ebay if Magellan Maestro 4040 wont help you.

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May 01, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Part of cigarette lighter connection stuck

Use a clean ice-cream stick and super glue and pull it out.

Dec 16, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellen Maestro 4040 code

it is not a scam .then why did you bought it ,i did on my magellan maestro 4000 the firmware update and map but this unit does not come with turn by turn like the old roadmate700 which gave the option to turn on or off turn by turn voice.but what can you do that is life. regardless you must go to magellan website and do all the Upgrades and Maps Updates
  • Magellan 2008/2009 Map Update - NA
  • Magellan Maestro 4040 Voice Upgrade Magellan Maestro 4040 Voice Upgrade Welcome. You are about to retrieve an Authorization Code for an unlock code so that you can upgrade your Magellan Maestro 4040.
    To purchase an Authorization Code you will need to:
    • Login to your existing user account, or create a new Magellan user account.
    • Register your product if you have not already done so.
    • Have a valid credit card with a billing address in North America or Europe. (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover in North America, Visa or Mastercard in Europe).

    NOTE: This upgrade includes a new sound engine with a text-to-speech feature and an expanded vocabulary. This upgrade is non-refundable and non-reversible.

Sep 27, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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the folowing advice pertains to the following magellan gps systems.

Magellan 800, 860, 2000, 2200t, 2500, 3000, 3050, 3100, 3140, 4000, 4040, 4050 and 6000t

i fix these and many other magellan gps daily so when considering my advice , please understand i do not google my solutions.

assuming your car charger is working (the little green light is on) and your magellan still wont start up after holding the power button while its plugged in for up to ten seconds and still does not below

this is actually a very common problem with these magellan power ports...they are poor quality from the factory and always and i mean always fail..the new ports that you find on ebay are 100% better then the factory port.

if your able to replace that power port yourself, you can get one HERE, if not, ask the fellow that sells them for help.

due to some dubious "experts" on fixya, im not permitted to help you directly, but please follow the link above to get further help.

let me know if you need more help or info

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Sep 24, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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