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My GPS will turn on and go to the warning screen and freeze. Once I unplug it from my power source it goes off immediately instead of staying on battery power. The battery is fully charged and I have tried turning it off and turning it back on several times

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  • dr_norton20 Feb 04, 2010

    Thank you very much for the reply. I figured it was a battery problem but I just got it like two weeks ago so I didn't think it was possible. I'll have to call Garmin tomorrow. Thanks again.

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From what u say the battery is defective, just because it seems charged doesn't mean the battery is any good, the fact the system only turns on when plugged in is a dead give away to a battery problem, it will not boot up with a defective battery. The battery is not owner replaceable, you must send it back to Garmin for service and battery replacement.

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    yadayada Feb 04, 2010

    no matter the problem it is under warranty correct? email them 1st

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