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Hi My Magellan Roadmate is not working. I already pushed the reset button several times, it would turn on but it seems the touchscreen is not functioning. could you please let me know what we could do? we badly need it to work ASAP.thanks

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SOURCE: My magellan GPS Roadmate 1400 hard reset

there is a little pin hole on the side on the unit. you need a paper clip to reset it

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Magellan roadmate 300 wont turn on!

I think the problem is with the internal power jack which tends to break. the part is MG361213 and is available at laptopjacks.com. You have to take the Unit apart and remove the old jack and resolder the new one which is a three pin unit.

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Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Magellan roadmate 800 unlock code

turn off your unit with the slide switch on the top. Hold down the repeat button or the one beside the slide switch and then put the slide switch back to the on position. Then select hdd tools then format. exit out and turn the switch off and back on and it should work

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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SOURCE: reset button for a magellan

Hi allen,

Magellan RoadMate models 1340, 1440, and 1470 are normally reset as follows:
The reset button is located on the right side of the unit. Press a blunt object like a long-shaft ballpoint pen or a cut off toothpick
into the small hole and hold for approximately 15 seconds. The unit should do a fresh reboot. Sometimes these GPS units can be reset by holding the Power button down for 10-15 seconds to completely shut the unit down. Then, do the same procedure for 10-15 seconds again, to power it back on.

Also, here's another procedure you really only try as a last resort, if the unit is on, but acting up with various menus and functions. Use this very carefully...

While on the main Menu Bar at "System Settings", tap the left corner twice, right corner twice, left corner once, and finally, right corner once. You will see a 'Hidden' menu with a "Reset for first use". Press that option and the unit will perform a hard reset. Hopefully, you can continue all you setups from this point.

Also you can download a complete manual from this link:
http://www.magellangps.com/assets/manuals/Magellan_RoadMate_1440_EN.pdf

The manual won't tell you all these little tricks, so it might be a good idea to make a hard copy of these notes (in case you ever need them again...lol). I hope this helps. Please let me know how it turns out, and contact me if you need further help.

Regards, Bill

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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SOURCE: how can i reset magellan

With the GPS turned ON; slide the power switch to turn it OFF and continue to hold it for another 20+ secs. Release the switch and restart the GPS, hopefully it should be reset.

Posted on Feb 15, 2011

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