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Power jack may be loose, when I plug the charger and hold the cable at jack position tighly(put a plaster or keep hand continuously) then GPS is working, otherwise loosing power and GPS is turned off. Could this be a loose connection or something else.

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The power port is broken inside..this is a very common problem with this model and many others.

you could buy another battery like some other so called expert will advise, but i suspect youll have the same problem after the battery dies.

plug it in to a know good charger(preferably a care charger that has the light built in to tell you its working) then press and hold the power button for up to ten seconds....if it does not start up, its probably because of the power port, but there is allways a chance it could be a faulty board or LCD

you can find the power port you need on ebay..just search ebay for them HERE normally the guys that sell the part will repair them...just ask the ones that are selling the part you need, if they would repair it.

i do repair these and have the part all the time but im not allowed to post direct links to me, but feel free to post back with other questions

that is a direct search for the part you need and not directed to any certain seller...if that search fails, let me know...anyone that has that part will be able to help you further

let me know if you need more help


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