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Magellan 4040 Repair

I sent my 4040 to the Texas repair center per instructions from the idiots in India. I have had terrible trouble finding out what is going on and when it will be returned. It was dropped and the screen cracked by the TSA inspectors in either Reno or Denver. You can't ever talk to a person here is the U.S.  Very frustrating. Have even sent registered letter to President with no reply.
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Re: Magellan 4040 Repair

Try to call then one more time and tell them you want to talk to their supervisor and you want them to send you a brand new unit for their screwup and to ship it overnight for nothing out of their pockets.or if you get a newer update model put a sevice protection on it the highest one, depends what store you bought in.this way there is no problems in the future.let me know what happens

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I lost my Magellan Maestro 4040 screen, but have the rest. Do you have a used screen for same? tks. bill

i have a used 4040 screen is in good to excellent condition

you can request it HERE

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Broken Displays Magellan will replace receivers with a broken display returned within the warranty period with a reconditioned unit of the same or comparable model at a reduced cost to customer. Customers with a broken display unit returned outside the warranty period will be given the opportunity to purchase a new unit at a reduced cost or reconditioned unit also at a reduced cost.

hope this info has helped you


Jan 02, 2010 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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I'm looking to purchase replacement power jack (the power jack mounted on system board) for magellan maestro 4040. where can i purchase only the jack.

this is very common problem with this and many model magellans.

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 help to repaired it, here
or buy the port here

if you need further help, just let me know.

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Nov 11, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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My Magellan Maestro 4040's plug is loose

these 4040 and magellan 2000,2200t,2500,3100,3140,4000 and the 4050 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...i sell these power ports and will repair them for anyone thats not able to do it them selves
you can email me through here or email to....

Jun 22, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Meastro 4040 wont charge reliably

I had the same trouble exactly. The yellow power input socket has a pin and shield connection that must be contacting the center and side of the power input plug. I opened the Magellan and found that one side of the shield contact had never been soldered to the PC board. It was only a matter of time and use, before the piece moved up and away from the outer part of the power socket. A dot of solder solved the problem. The case for the Magellan is easily opened by removing four very small screws from the four corners of the black back and then prying the silver framed screen from the back exposing the printed circuit board. I am sure this completely voids the warranty with Magellan, but they will not repair out of warranty units anyway. Be aware there is a connector from the screen that is plugged into the circuit board. This is easily pulled apart with a pair of fine needle nose pliers and replaced the same way after the repair. The soldering should be done by someone with PC board assembly experiance.

Handy John

Feb 21, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellan 4000 loses satlite signals

You already ansered you problem , Send it back again

Jan 13, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Blacked out pixels on Magellan 4250

Then it's still under warranty, send it back, request extended warranty for lost time Be very very very persistent
Why pay someone $75 to change the touch screen when Magellan will do it for free?

Jan 10, 2009 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellan Maestro 4040 unlock Voice code

am in oman from oman to india i don't voice is blocked may be voice will be blocked internet service provider.i want unblock the voice port.

Sep 25, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellan Maestro 4250

No a practical solution, but at least you will get your device repair, after being on hold for 40 minutes I spoke to a very nice rep, unfortunately evethough she didn't admit it, it seems a software problem with the new 2008/2009 map update, in other words no way to fix it, you need to send it for repair, make sure you tell them to update the device with the new 2008/2009 Maps, if not you will have the same problem later on, Good Luck

Jun 25, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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Magellan Maestro 4040

hi ,
I understand from your mail that the power pin in the unit has been broken.
contact the Technical Support at 1-800-707-9971 so that they will give you a RA number and the address for the repair center.

Mar 07, 2008 | Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver

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