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My garmin nuvi 660 boots up all right, however the touch screen no longer works. I have tried reseting by pushing button in the back....does not work. Any help would be appreciated.

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Non-responsive touchscreen. Common problem. Please see this link for more info:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

- Jim

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