Question about Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver
I've had my legend now for about week, and all of a sudden it's backlight no longer works. The little "light" icon shows up in the bottom right corner of the screen, and shows itself lighting up when I press the power on/light on button, but no light comes on. I've checked the settings and it's set for 15 seconds. As a side note, all of a sudden the display is going blank except for a thin line that runs from top to bottom. I suspect this is the WAAS problem we've been hearing about, but both things happening at the same time????? Anyone else had a backlight stop working??
Had that problem too, it's a connection problem with the lcd screen. when you take the whole thing apart you will see 2 brass connectors that lead to the lcd screen (just under the thumb stick) I found mine was just a little sensitive to movement and one of the contacts had too much of a spacing i tighened it with a pinch of the pliers and seemed to work for me.. dont try if youre not sure what your doing, have it repaired by garmin. I'll try and get some pictures...
Posted on May 20, 2008
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