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Garmin 250w keeps resetting itself, GARMIN logo comes on and then as to press dot, then reset and GARMIN logo comes on again. Try soft reset, still reset itself. Unable to upgrade firmware because nothing I do will prevent the unit from reset repeatedly

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Probably needs a new logic board at this point. If they don't give you a new one under warranty, are third party Garmin repair services that will fix it for cheap. Also, I found an DYI GPS repair guide,so you can do it yourself too, not that difficult.

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