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Idamaged the seven pin fixture on the back of my GPS 182c while removing the instrument from my boat for winter storage. It will not reconnect to the plug from the sensor/antenna. Is it possible to replace this plug? Where can Isend for repair or replacement of the part Edwin Waldman EdnCaroline@Gmail

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  • edncaroline May 19, 2008

    It is a Garmin GPSmap 182C..it needs to have its damaged seven pin plug replaced. Where can it be sent to have this done?

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What is the model type of your Garmin GPS unit?

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    Matt Jurach May 19, 2008

    Never mind, I see that is is a Garmin 182C. This product has been discontinued, and finding replacement parts might be difficult.


  • Matt Jurach
    Matt Jurach May 19, 2008

    If I understand correctly that the damage occurred to the receptacle on the unit itself (not to the plug on the antennae), I believe the whole unit will have to be repaired or, more likely, replaced by Garmin. The receptacle is not an interchangeable part that is made to be serviced or repaired.

    If it is just a matter of bent pins, try readjusting them so that they fit the plug once again.

    If it is more serious damage, you can open a support case with Garmin to get service for your unit.

  • Matt Jurach
    Matt Jurach May 19, 2008

    Garmin also provides in-warranty service, but since this unit has been discontinued for longer than Garmin's one year warranty period, I assume that your unit is out of warranty.

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