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Garmin 76cs Power up

I have been unable to power up my GPS with batteries,  12v  adapter or the wall power supply.  Do you know of  others who have had similar problems and where could i get a service for this product?

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  • c2csailor Dec 05, 2008

    No problems in the 3 yrs I've owned this device until now. Unit won't power up. It starts to load the Garmin splash screen and then cuts off. I wonder if there is an internal battery that is non user replaceable. Garmin wants to charge $125 flat rate for shipping, repairing, and updating the unit. That's disappointing to pay 30% of the cost for repair. I wonder if my charts would be reloaded.

  • davislbarnes Feb 14, 2009

    I had not used my unit ffor several months, it would not power up, tried new batteries, still nothing. Do I need to send it back, or is there another route?

  • makeitso Apr 20, 2009

    Me to, i was updating my unite and when i turn power on, the display flashes and turns then immediately off.



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The same problem? The 76CS went dead when it was left "on" for one night. The next morning it was dead (dead batteries). When I put new batteries in and turn power on the display flashes and turns then immediately off. What in eatrh has happened???

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