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My magellan roadmate 1424 won't turn on. i've tried charging the battery and the reset switch to no avail. Anyone know another way to reset?

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    Mobigo2 the device keeps trying to load and when I try to turn it off I have to take out the batteries to get it to stop I tried taking it batteries to reset it but to no avail



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I don't think the problem is with your reset, i think the problem is with your battery, as in it's dead. Most of these units whether Garmin, Tom Tom or whomever all need to have the battery working to some degree. They do not like to use the 12 volt system as power they prefer to use the battery as a form of ups power setting, since the electronics in these things are so light and testy, the battery makes for a ups system, If the battery is bad and will not take a charge then the unit will not turn on and if it does it will turn right off again as soon as it finishes it self check.Hope this helps.

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It sounds like the firmware was corrupted on your device when the recent update was loaded, it is more common than the GPS companies like to admit.. any time you load a new update there is a chance it will corrupt the whole device which is what has happened in your case.

You will want to contact Magellan to get them to replace the unit, free of charge of course since you have the extended warranty. Call them at 800 707 9971, however they are only open Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST/PDT

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