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Magellan roadmate 700

I got an error on power up on a sub-zero night a couple of days ago. Something about unit being to cold.

Since this error happened it powers up from default location I assume is San Fransisco Calif. and takes much longer to show current location of Chicago.

Sound is missing, no clicks or voice. Strange thing is sound/voice is coming from units built in tutorials.

It has also lost all previously entered locations and will not save any that I input now.

I have opened up the unit and found a battery soldered on a pcb that only measures 0.7 volts.

I have the thought that this battery has something to do with all my problems.Does anyone know what this battery should measure in volts.

Roadmate 700 v4.32

Thanks in advance for any help

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The battery looks like a Lithium battery and it should be 3 volts or close.

I to loaded new maps and am not autherised to use them. What a joke! Looks like a case of to much security to protect Magellian's already to high of a profit!

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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