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My Garmin 255 quit displaying my destination map when I have it plugged in to the cigarette lighter when traveling. It just shows a charging display. After a while when it gets some charge to it I will unplug it and the map shows. It did not do this when I first got it. Do I need to send it in for service, and if so, where do I send it.

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This problem is caused by the mini usb plug of the power cord not being fully plugged into the back of the satnav. It's a common problem on 200 series garmin satnavs. Because of the way it's made you think it's fully in but it's not. Push it in further and the problem will be solved.

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