Question about Magellan RoadMate 700 GPS Receiver
The unit has stuck on "Temperature below safe level". I live in Georgia. It is not cold nor have I ever seen this screen before. What do you suggest?
Had the same problem. It was the ribbon end of the hard drive connection the slips into a slot on the board. I carefully positioned the cable in the slot (there are no guides) and gently pushed it in. Powered it up and, walla, it worked perfectly. Thanks for the tip.
Posted on Aug 18, 2008
Thank you, I did refit the hard drive connection and heard it snap. Unfortunately I seem to have disconnectoed a gray cable that goes from a J6 position to another board. Too tiny for these eyes to see let alone reconnect. Any idea what it is for?
Posted on Jul 25, 2008
I had a Roadmate 700 with the same problem as yours, and the solution was simple: the hard drive inside had come loose!
All I did was open up the unit (4 screws on the back and a small snap-together clip on the end), and plugged the hard drive back into the cable. The cable has 2 black posts that fit into the hard drive, so you can't misalign the pins. On mine, the hard drive label was facing UP.
Once the hard drive was plugged in, I powered up, and could hear the hard drive spin up (which I hadn't heard before). The unit booted from the "Magellan" screen right into the menu almost immediately!
Hope this helps someone!!
Posted on Jul 24, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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