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Garmin 120 will not turn on

My garmin 120 won't turn on. I checked and replaced the batteries to include moving the battery connections for better contact. But nothing happens. Checked the batteries to ensure they are good.

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    I have the same problem!
    One hour before it worked like a charme, then i shut it off and after one hour it didn't work anymore! It doesn't even turn on!!
    What should I do?

    Batteries are ok, i tried like 4 different sets, all working

  • donda May 19, 2008

    wake up this morning and nothing, no power, new batteries, can you soft reset this unit ?

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I talked with garmin tech today, he said to hold the button below talk, and the wheel and the power at the same time to master reset....it did not work for me but it might for someone else

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