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Use something with a sharp, yet blunt point (like a ballpoint pen) to press the reset switch. The reason it's so hard to trigger the switch is because you are pressing through the thickness of the serial number label and maybe (though not verified) part of the nuvi's case.

There have been a lot of problems with your model - and some people are trying to force a recall. Most likely you can go to the garmin web site and download the firmware updates. You will need to download the Garmin download manager. Plug your unit into your pc [ 2.0 usb ] and the Garmin download manager will help you update your unit.
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Garmin froze on introduction screen


You can reset the unit with a paper clip. At the base of the unit there is a reset hold which will reset it to factory settings. You will lose your updates.

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on Apr 23, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

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on Apr 16, 2010 | Garmin NUVI 255 PERSONAL GPS Device

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Froze on garmin screen won't give directions


Could be a battery problem not having enough charge to get past the Garmin screen you might need to replace the battery or it might need to be reset.

Not knowing which model of Garmin it is makes it hard to provide a correct solution. ?

If your Garmin Nuvi 1300 is freezing up or not working correctly, a soft reset can be performed. A soft reset unfreezes the unit and brings you back to the main menu. If a soft reset does not solve the problem, or if you are selling your unit and wish to erase all of your saved information, a hard reset can be done. A hard reset restores the original factory settings to the unit. Once the information is deleted, it can not be restored. Turn on the Garmin Nuvi 1300. Press and hold down the "Power" button. Release the button when the main menu is displayed. The unit is now ready to be used. b> Hard Reset b> Turn the Garmin Nuvi 1300 off. Press your finger against the bottom-right corner of the Garmin display screen. Leave your finger in place as you power the unit on. Release your finger when the display screen asks, "Do you want to erase all user data?" Use your finger to tap "Yes." The unit will begin to reboot. Do not use the unit until the main menu is displayed. The reset process should take about 45 seconds. Hope this helps.
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My Garmin Nuvi 255 doesn't appear to have a reset button. How do I reset it?


Owner's Manual Rev. D, Sep, 2009 arrowblack1.gif(Click here) Download

See page 42 of the manual to reset your device.
" If your nuvi doesn't have a reset button, slide the power key to the on/off position and hold it for 8 seconds."

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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 255 or 255W GPS?

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on Apr 16, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 255 Car GPS Receiver

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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 255 or 255W GPS?

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on Apr 16, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 255 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 255 2008 screen not respnond to touch


There should be a reset on it and it should bring it back.

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Replace battery garmin 255


The video on the link below shows how to replace the battery in a Garmin Nuvi:

How To Change The Battery On A Garmin Nuvi 760


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Have you lost your User's Manual or the Quickstart Guide for your Garmin Nuvi 255 or 255W GPS?

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