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I just bought a refurbished Maestro 4250 and it will not turn on. It has been charging over night in the house. I can not get it to turn on with the car adaptor either. I pressed the reset button also. Any thoughts other than to send it back to have it repaired.

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This model is know for this problem usaully caused by a bad usb port. you might get lucky though, because there not all bad.

if you have it plugged in, press and hold the power button for up to 15 seconds.

there are other thing you can do to see if yours has a usb problem, but unfortunately it will cost you money....i suggest if it doest turn on after what i suggested, take it back and get a different model..if you need a recommendation, let me know.

sadly, magellan will not recall these for this factory blunder


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Hey I want to updating maps or software for magellan maestro 4250, but i can not found the right software for it,so pleas can you help me,thank you.


Hi muntaserabou

you can get the latest firmware 4.86 for your 4250 HERE and the
2010 Map update for it HERE


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Firmware Update 4.86 failed in mid-update. Maestro 4250 will not respond. Menu screen comes up but will not work.


try and run the firmware update again. make sure the its fully charged or plugged in. this usually works though sometimes it wont depending on what files are missing..they are other ways to fix this problem, but i recommend you call magellan to get it fixed. they will repair any of their gps that were rendered inoperable do to there updates.

you can go here to contact magellan support

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Our Magellan Maestro 4250, came on by itself and will not turn off.


is it plugged to AC charge when it comes on?

If not seek out the RESET hole and place a fine pin or paper clip end in and reset the unit

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Here is a link to some batteries.

http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?from=R40&_trksid=p3907.m37.l1313&satitle=Magellan+Maestro+4250+battery&category0=

A couple of screws out, to replace the battery, 10 minute job.

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My Magellan Maestro 4250 got a lot of small black dots on the screen spread out on the right and side. Then most of them moved so they are now clustered together in a small circle on the right side. ...


It seems to me that you may have some dead pixels on your screen and the only fix is a new or good used screen.
I purchased a unit off ebay that had software issues and now my unit works great.
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