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TomTom Go720 shuts off spontaneously

The TomTom will on occasion (and it's happening more frequently) shut off spontaneously. This happens even when the power cord is plugged in and the green light is on. It didn't use to do this at all. What is the problem?
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    I couldn't get it to power up after I used the TomTom 720 through my computer. It didn't matter how long I held the power switch down. I pressed the reset button and then was able to power up the unit using the power button.

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The TomTom720 is an unreliable device. I had one for about nine months. I had it replaced twice and finally gave up. TomTom, after much prodding, finally issued a refund. I now have a Dash Express.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008

Opposite issue, my 720 turns on by itself!

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

Depress the reset button and then use the power button

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