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Garmin Foretrex 101 won't respond to pushed buttons

When I place fresh batteries in the GPS, the unit starts up but won't respond to a push on any buttons or a push and hold on any buttons. I have to remove the batteries to charge down. Is there any way to reset the unit?

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  • HandcarTrek Sep 03, 2008

    I have assumed that the Foretrex had seen its last, so I have moved on to a new Foretrex 205 instead.

  • hotty198 Nov 05, 2008

    anybody get it working again? same problem. just started yesterday for some reason.

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    Unit will only power on with batteries placed in it. All buttons done want to work. I have uploaded new software from garmin and still no joy !!

  • phopkins May 20, 2009

    Just put new batterys into my 101 and when powered on I only get the software revision



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While this may not be a fully working solution, have you guys tried pressing and holding the page button while at the same time pressing power. hold them in for a while and see what happens. it might just work. mine is sort of working after doing it a couple of times. page+power same time and hold longer than 5 sec just to be sure.

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Did you ever find a solution?? i'm having the same problem

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