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Can i plug my tomtom into for iveco cargo truck into truck charger

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Yes you can if it is a 12volt electric system and not 24 volt... just have a look at the battrey or any of the bulbs on the truck

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No you can't

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Hi.


First check the charger connection. If an alternative charger is available test different chargers.


If the Tomtom is starting, then try first resetting your TomTom.

To reset the TomTom follow the instructions on TomTom website, clicking here: TomTom, portable GPS car navigation systems - Factory reset .

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Best Regards,
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