Question about Magellan Maestro 4040 GPS Receiver
Brand new. Used 5 times. Even when plugged into lighter, unit will not turn on.
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YOU CAN NOT CHARGE A MAGELLAN 4040 WITH A USB CABLE!
if the green light is on, on your car charger, the charger is working..if its on (the green light) and still wont start after holding the power button for up to ten seconds, let me know and i will help you further.
Posted on May 10, 2010
I own a Magellan myself and I have found this same situation. I had let the fuse come loose in the unit.
Try this -
Try something else in the lighter.
2- if the lighter is good - try this
3- the Magellan uses a mini USB plug - - using a mini USB plug - plug the unit into your pc and run the software that came with the unit. Try using a wall plug to charge the battery. If your unit is only used 5 times you may be able to return it. I had this same problem and used a MINI- USB cell phone plug for the WALL unit - 110 electrical and it worked to charge my unit. So best of luck. The problem seems to just be a dead battery that requires an overnight charge from the wall plug for it or a cell phone charger substitute
Posted on May 06, 2010
This is a known issue with thid unit. I would contact Magellan about a replacement if you have had it less than a year.
Posted on May 06, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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