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On an out of town trip, Tuesday, and not familiar with my trip, my Nuvi was plugged in to the 12v port but kept breaking and remaking the electrical connection. I tested the power port, (had a power inverter with me), and the port was good. I searched the power feed, for shorts, in that wire and found no point of failure. The Make / Break switching from off to on was irrattic. I have very low (battery) power now, (= 1 bar, but it woerks), and am concerned aboutlosing my stored addresses and reliable service.

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