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Garmin 320 shuts down

Driving along and unit shuts down. Press power button and it comes back to where it was but has many nuisance shutdowns for no reason. Batteries are fully charged

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I suggest you take it to the store. Probably an internal errorr

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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Power will not come on


Hold the power button in for at least 30 seconds while externally powered. Some of the units have software problems if they are shutdown using the power button instead of letting them auto-shutoff when you remove DC (shut off your car).

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Shuts off


Does it blink a certain amount of blinks pause a second or just blink constantly with no pauses? Let me know it will blink a code if its going into protected shutdown. And it will blink constantly for another reason.

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TomTom GPS battery discharge when off


With the TomTom GPS units, if you use it infrequently, you may often find the unit has a dead battery when you go to use it.
This is because turning the Tom Tom off normally with the power button doesn't actually turn it off fully, but instead puts it in a standby mode.
Even though the screen is off and it appears to be shut down, it's still using some power to maintain configuration settings.

If you know you won't be using it for a long period of time, you can press the reset button on the bottom of the unit (this can be done while it's off), and it should put it in shutdown mode, where the battery will not be drained so rapidly. If you do this, you can confirm it's in the shutdown mode by tapping the on button. This normally will power up the Tom Tom, but in the shutdown mode, it will not do anything. To wake it up from the shutdown mode, press and hold the power button for a few seconds, at which point it should turn on and greet you with the Tom Tom drums. It takes quite a while to boot up from this mode, which is probably why they defaulted to the suspend mode instead of a true "OFF" state.

For some of the newer units, they've omitted the reset button, so the process is a little different. Instead of pressing the reset button, do the following:
with the unit on, press and hold the power button. The shutdown screen should appear, but continue holding down the power button for another 12 seconds after the screen turns off. Timing is a bit touchy, because if you hold it too long, it'll end up just rebooting, and then you'll have to try again.
If you're successful in the shutdown, you can test it by briefly pressing the power button. It shouldn't turn back on with just a short press. If it comes on with the tap on the power button, you'll have to try again.

This whole process is a bit of a hassle, and extends the turn on time greatly, so you'll want to plan ahead when doing this, and just shut off normally if you expect you'll be using it within a couple days. However, the long boot up is preferable to having a completely dead unit when you need it, especially if you're away from a power plug...

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My garmin nuvi will not shut down. The screen is white. Is there a reset button on the unit?


In some nuvi models there is a reset button.But in some nuvi models there is no reset button.you have mentioned only garmin nuvi but not mentioned the model of the garmin nuvi.But still i will mention the reset button location of some garmin nuvi models.Hope that helps you.
The reset button/procedure for garmin nuvi models
In order to reset Garmin device or enter into maintenance mode, perform one of the following procedures:

Power off Garmin unit. Press on continuously the upper top left corner of screen and then power on the unit by pressing once on the Power button. You should be prompted to clear all user data, or asked if do you really want to start up in maintenance mode. Press “Yes” to reset (warning: all data will be erased and lost, so backup before proceeding) or enter maintenance mode.
above works on Garmin Nuvi 660, 680 series.
Turn off Garmin device. Press down on bottom right corner of the touchscreen, and then power on the GPS unit. You should be prompted whether do you really want to erase all user data, or asked if do you really want to start up in maintenance mode. Press “Yes” to reset (warning: all data will be erased and lost, so backup before proceeding) or enter maintenance mode.
above works on Garmin nuvi 200, 250, 360 750, 760 series unit. Garmin Nuvi 360 on how to perform the hidden reset function.
Reset button on the bottom of the nuvi backside.
Click on the link below to get the exact location of the reset button.http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/1512_SetupandGo!.pdf also check out this link too http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/Nuvi350_OwnersManual.pdf Thanks. keep updated for any more query.you can rate this solutionand show your appreciation.

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Turn unit off hold down menu button while turning unit on and, hold button down till a white page comes up that says general.

This this the testing mode if it is not testing then press the menu button, after test is down press menu button a couple of times and it will go to another testing, continue to the end turn power off then back on and should work.

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Commonly happened when playing MP3's using an early version of the firmware. Install the Garmin updater and install the latest firmware and patches.

My original unit did the same thing.

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push and Hold the power button down while you push reset, keep power button pressed til it boots again. If it does not, and it's in warranty ship it to garmin. If it's out of warranty, have someone open it up and remove the battery for a couple of minutes.

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To unlock a “frozen unit,
1. power it off
2. Remove the face plate, Gently pry on the face plane. In the center top edge (under the Garmin logo) you’ll see a small notch.
3. on the right side of the unit, press the reset button.
4. replace the face plate
5. Power it back up.
The unit should restart normally.

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