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Tomtom300 gps mains charging +

Hi, I have 3 questions to ask please about my tomtom 300 sat nav:

1= My battery is flat, but when i put it on charge in the house it doesnt charge and no green light comes on, on my sat nav why would this be?

2= But when i put it in car charge it works perfect 'Y'?

3= If ever i have to change battery how is this done?

Thanking you Look forward to all replies. Rob
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robert.wilson407@ntlworld.com

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  • BLhall Jan 16, 2008

    Similiar problem. Unit works when I have it attached to car charge but battery doesn't seen to be building a charge.

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1= My battery is flat, but when i put it on charge in the house it doesnt charge and no green light comes on, on my sat nav why would this be?

Could be your house charger is bad or the power connector on the back of the Tomtom is bad.

2= But when i put it in car charge it works perfect 'Y'?

You are using the "power shoe" to charge the battery. For a test unplug the power cord from the power shoe and hook it to the back of the Tomtom. If this work then the house charger is bad. If this doesn't work then the Tomtom rear power connector is bad

3= If ever i have to change battery how is this done?

You will have to remove the faceplate and disassemble the Tomtom in order to get to the battery. Or you can find a shop that repairs small electronic. Find the battery on Ebay.

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