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It is good that the temperature was at about 55 because these units will not charge at certain temperatures. I believe the lower limit for charging is the freezing point (32 degrees).

What about the power socket in the vehicle? Does it always have power applied, even when the ignition is not turned on? I know some vehicles turn OFF the power to the lighter and power sockets when the car is turned off.

Have you tried your car charger in another vehicle? Or have you tried another adapter, such as a cell phone charger, in the same power socket in the car? I am just trying to find out if there is power coming from the socket that you have picked. Also, try this:
* Press and hold the POWER button for 10 seconds.
* In the event the unit does not power on, reset it. The reset button is located on the bottom of the unit.

Let us know what happens.

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

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