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Unit turns on for 5 seconds then shuts off.

Unit will turn on briefly as follows when On Button is pressed the screen 1. Shows Garmin Logo and 2. then displays "Loading Maps" for about 5 seconds then shuts off. I tried the reset button but it did not fix.

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  • srknarendra Mar 04, 2008

    My Unit Shuts off every one minute. It prompts me with the directions for a minute and it shuts down. I just got my GPS yesterday. The model is C550

  • Juzlim May 17, 2008

    I am having the same problem, I need to charge it all the way ... I think that may be the culprint

  • Doingy May 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. I get to the loading maps screen and then it just dies.


  • rxnelso Jun 09, 2008

    I have the same problem. Starts to go thru the menu and then shuts down. I am trying to charge it now and see what happens.

  • mimi555 Jun 09, 2008


    1. I'm having the same exact problem.

  • oxoxoxox Jun 16, 2008

    Just got it and it was working fine. Than turned off attached to computer to recharge and now it clicks off at Loading Maps. Waiting on phone for 30 minutes re Garmin.



  • HolyBlade Jun 17, 2008

    ya, i cant even get on the menu screen -.-"

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I charged the unit and now it works fine. Plug into computer and charge for a while and the unit should work fine.

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

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YUP. Same problem here. The thing wouldn't stay on for 3 days. Then all of a sudden it fixed itself and started working fine.

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