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Garmin 2610 When I am trying to use the touch screen. I have to touch the screen about 1/2" to the right to get the right letter. I tried to calibrate the screen but it fails every time I calibrate it. Is there anything I can do with out sending the unit back. Maybe a reset but I don't know how Thanks

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  • eurotourer Mar 06, 2008

    I have the same problem, called garmin today and they reccommend that I overwrite the firmware, I also get the same problem when trying to input an adddress, touch letter A and C gets selected, I've tried to re-cal but no luck.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Won't hold the touch screen calibration.

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Back up the unit then do a master reset.
Switch OFF, Press Page + Menu and turn on, holding the buttons for 5 seconds.
Then recalibrate. I did the recalibrate a few times before it was OK. If you use a stylus when the cross appears and hold it on the screen and move it to the corners you can see the error. Make a mental note and go halfway between the two if it does not calibrate at first go. Then when it calibrates, do it again. I recalibrate every now and again. I think it could be a firmware problem. I will try going from 4.8 to an old version

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  • joebolton Aug 24, 2010

    It happened to mine too. The solution is simple and it's built into the unit.

    Select menu.
    Select display.
    You will find a note saying press find to calibrate touch screen.
    Press that and follow the steps.
    Problem solved in a minute.

  • David Ryan Sep 08, 2011

    Thanks very much for the information. I had replaced the 2610 with a new Garmin unit in the car. As I have just got a motorbike I decided that it would be good for off road use. To my surprise I found your post and it fixed the issue with the screen, fantastic

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