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I dropped my Nuvi in a creek...

I said to myself, okay let's clean it out.  I followed the instructions for opening it.  I got the first torx screws out, popped out the antenna box, unscrewed the next two screws (the long ones) but now I am stuck because I don't know how to pry it open without mangling the case with my screwdriver.
Gahh, I could probably get credit card insurance to cover this but I'd rather not go through that hassle...

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  • Fronzel Apr 11, 2008

    I forgot to say.  The problem is it got wet!!  I shook a bunch of water out and it worked okay for a few mins.  I shook some more and eventually the screen started acting crazy and loosing the image.  Now it won't boot completely, though it does show "Pre-boot" or something like that.  And it shows the "Charging" graphics when I plug it in.

    Please help!


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It sounds like the unit is pooched. Either contact your CC insurance to see what they can do, or else send it back to Garmin and see what they say about repairing it.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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