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Nuvi 660 screen locked

My Nuvi 660 will turn on but the touch screen is locked. How do I get the touch screen to work again?

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I HAVE THE 205 UNIT MY LOCK IS ON THE POWER BUTTON SLIDE IT TO THE RIGHT IT LOCKS AND PUT IT IN CENTER TO UNLOCK - YOURS SHOULD BE CLOSE TO THAT - HOPE IT HELPS

Posted on May 09, 2010

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SOURCE: Touch screen locked and not responding. Nuvi 660

The touchscreen is intermittent and needs to be replaced. If your unit has a serial # that starts with "12P", "14V" or "143" then you have a style of screen that can fail without physical damage to the screen or glass. Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

Posted on Apr 13, 2010

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My garmin nuvi 660 touch screen dosen't work


To calibrate the touchscreen on a nuvi 300 or 600 series:
  1. Power the unit On.
  2. From the Where to? / View map screen, touch Settings (wrench icon).
  3. Touch Display.
  4. Touch Recalibrate.
  5. A new screen will display that says Press Dot.
  6. Touch the center of the dot.
  7. Keep touching the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  8. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.
The touchscreen will now be recalibrated.

If your touchscreen is not responding to any touch and preventing you from recalibrating the touchscreen using the instructions above, please follow the steps below:
  1. Connect your nuvi to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
  2. Open the Garmin Nuvi drive located in MyComputer/Computer. (Note: Mac users can locate the Garmin Nuvi drive icon on the Desktop.)
  3. Open the Garmin folder.
  4. Locate and delete the GUPDATE.GCD file.1
  5. Safely disconnect your nuvi from your computer.
  6. Power the nuvi Off.
  7. Power the nuvi on by holding the power button.
  8. Continue holding the power button down for 1-2 minutes until the screen calibration option displays.
  9. Touch the center of the dot as it moves around the screen.
  10. When Calibration Complete appears on the screen, please touch OK.

The touchscreen will now be recalibrated and should respond properly.

Oct 24, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 660 touch screen not responding


Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

May 20, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Touch screen locked and not responding. Nuvi 660


The touchscreen is intermittent and needs to be replaced. If your unit has a serial # that starts with "12P", "14V" or "143" then you have a style of screen that can fail without physical damage to the screen or glass. Please see this link:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

Apr 09, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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My touchscreen lost it's calibration and I can't recalibrate it


If the Touch Sceen is not responding properly, calibrate the touch screen.. Turn the Nuvi off then back on Slide Power key to the right (lock) Hold your finger on the secrren for 30 seconds until the calibration screen appears Follow the on-screen instructions

Jan 20, 2010 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Nuvi 660 touch screen will not respond


on top of the device there is a lock slide switch, make sure its not on the lock symbol, other wise it will lock the screen touch feature.

Sep 27, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Garmin Nuvi 660 touch screen freezes up. Soft


I sat on the phone for 30 minutes waiting for Garmin support when my Nuvi suddenly had no touch screen response. They had me delete a file on the device (with it hooked to my computer) then reboot and it went thru a touch screen alignment and it worked.

Sadly, it has frozen again and I don't recall the file (it had been a GCD file in all caps, that is all I know and I don't see a file in all caps any more). I will be calling support tomorrow.

My take is that it *is* a firmware thing *and* there is some way to reset the firmware.

May 01, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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My garmin nuvi 670 touch screen is not calibrated


Have you tried using the screen calibration command? Press the Wrench symbol, then the Display symbol and then Calibrate screen. Press the dots as it tells you to and you should now have a calibrated touchscreen.

- Jim
SHARCNET- USA

Dec 09, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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Garmin 660 locked up / frozen


Resetting the device merely resets the power connection, on some devices there is a reset to manufacturer defaults on settings, but not your stored data. Working with GPS's 40 hours a week I constantly have to use the reset button when they lock up. Just press it in for a few seconds then if it doesn't power back up just hit the power button and everything should be fine.

May 09, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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