Question about Garmin iQue 3600 GPS Receiver
As soon as the unit is powered on the GPS turns on regardless of antenna position. Is there a way to turn off the GPS on the circuit board. I cannot turn it off using the screen because it is stuck in an on / off loop at power up...which I found out how to resolve but can't with the GPS on. I have opened the unit removed the circuit board and removed the single wire connecting to the flip up antenna and that does not turn off the GPS. What am I missing?
I had the same problem. I pried open the antenna cover about half an inch. Tapped the dislodged magnet out. The quarter inch magnet is fitted into a small oval rubber piece with two small holes one at each end. The rubber piece and the magnet can be reposition back to the two pins close to the edge of the antenna cover.
Posted on Jul 16, 2008
There is a small round magnet inside the antenna cover which is used by the unit to tell the CPU if the antenna is raised or not.
Most likely you dislodged the magnet when you dropped it. When the antenna is closed the magnet will close the circuit.
This is similar to using those magnetic contact for home windows in a burglar alarm system
Posted on Jan 28, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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