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I spilled water on my Garmin Nuvi 650 and now it will power on, but just show a picture of the nuvi being plugged into a computer...

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Garmin shows picture of computer


Hello,

When the Garmin shows the picture of a computer, it means that the Nuvi is in mass storage mode. This mode is used to load software and map updates to the Nuvi and will usually go into this mode when connected to a computer or improper USB cable.
If this is occurring when it is connected to the vehicle power cable, chances are that the vehicle power cable is the wrong one.
You may also want to contact Garmin Tech Support for assistance.
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Touch screen not responding at all. Garmin powers up okay.


This is Garmin's response to me after having the same problem on a 2 year old Nuvi 650: We are no longer replacing or repairing this model unit. However, let me give you some steps to try to calibrate the screen of your unit. The following 'Fix' did not work. I won't be buying another Garmin.
To recalibrate the touchscreen on your nuvi 600 series device please follow the steps below:


  1. Plug the device into the computer via USB data cable
  2. Double click My Computer (Mac Users can skip this step)
  3. Double Click the Garmin or nuvi drive
  4. Double click the Garmin folder
  5. Delete the GUPDATE.GCD file (if this file is not on the device please skip to the next step)
  6. Unplug the GPS device from the computer
  7. Power the device off
  8. Press and hold the Power button
  9. After a short period a screen should appear that says Touch Dot
  10. Release the Power button
  11. Touch the dots as they move around the screen.


Your touchscreen should now be recalibrated.


If the screen is still not responding, then the unit will need to be replaced with a new unit at this time.






With Best Regards,


Benjamin B

Product Support Specialist

Automotive Team

Garmin International

913-397-8200

800-800-1020

913-440-8280 (fax) Att: Benjamin B, Associate #6891

www.garmin.com


Additional solutions may be found at http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/site/us/support/searchsupport

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When it is plugged in only shows a picture and a picture of computer that shows system been connected to it.


Nuvi will show a picture of unit when plugged in to computer, its charging, connected this way is a slow charge.

You also use this way to update any maps or firmware for your unit.

If you have a new Nuvi.... and you are looking to set it up, you must first register to Garmin to unlock the maps its free.

Go to www.MyGarmin.com your unit will be detected and map unlocks will proceed

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How do I replace the battery on a garmin nuvi


Hello,

visit the link below, the link is a video that shows how to replace your GPS battery. Wait for the video to load and that's all.

http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-replace-battery-garmin-nuvi-gps-unit-292805/

Good luck.

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My garmin nuvi 650 will not go to next screen it


have you tried the master reset?

plug it in to the usb port on your computer for a few hours.if that fails,then try the master reset.

note: that the master reset will erase all your saved data

with the unit off,and unplugged, try pressing and holding your finger on the low right corner of the screen and slide the power switch to the on position until you see the message "confirm if you really want to delete all user data?" hit yes and let it restart. then it will set up the nuvi again, so follow the prompts.

if that fails, hook up the nuvi to the web updater and get the latest update.

download the updater HERE

(actually i would do this either way)

bill

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Garmin Nuvi 650 powers off when connected with car


I had this problem. The problem turned out to be my car charger. Hooking the GPS up to my computer allowed it to charge and operate normally. A new car adapter might fix you right up.

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I discovered a video on how to replace the Nuvi 650 battery. Hope this helps, Rob

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The problem was not the battery , that is a bad LCD or a bad LCD ribbon cable inside your Nuvi.

The video on the link also below show how to replace the battery in a Garmin Nuvi:

How To Change The Battery On A Garmin Nuvi 760

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