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HI - my Garmin nuvi will not turn on even after a 15 nin charge. I switch it 'on' - it displays 'GARMIN', beeps twice then turns off. Any suggestions?

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Battery is dead. You have to buy a new battery for your garmin. You can either buy from garmin website or a third party website. Be-careful before you do buy, because they will sell refurbish.

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I have the problem solved I at first had this problem after about 5 minutes of messing with my GARMIN NUVI and having many electronic gadget I thought about diffrent buttons to hit at the same time heres how you charge your NUVI with a computer and a usb cable

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step 2: if you have xp go to START and MY COMPUTER. with vista its START then COMPUTER button on the right side

step 3: with MY COMPUTER window open hold the NUVI power switch to the ON position and RIGHT CLICK the NUVI device logo (blue triangle) and select EJECT .. ( DON;T HIT SAFiLY REMOVE)

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