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Quest GPS stopped turn on after 4 years of perfect working

This happened suddenly. My device was connected, as usually, in my car through its power cable. I turned on the ignition key but the screen didn’t get the usual Welcome Message. I thought the red small power button was off; I switched it on/off several times. Nothing happened. I tried to power it up, outside the car, from its power adapter with regular AC plug. Again the screen didn't light up.

I believe could be an internal component of DC power circuitry or the power small red switch broken. Do you advice to open up the box (6 screws) and watch inside? What else should I do?

NOTE: My QUEST worked fine for at least 4 years.

Thank you,


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Re: Quest GPS stopped turn on after 4 years of perfect...

Thank you! Thank you!! Thank you!!!

I, too, have had my Quest for about 4 years (got it the week they became available) and I love it. Was worried that it was toast.

Your solution has it running again.

Did I say thank you? Thank you!

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

Re: Quest GPS stopped turn on after 4 years of perfect...


Thank you, sorted my problem out too..

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Vladimer's solution worked for me too. Hooray! Many thanks!

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