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Charging I am out of town and forgot my charger. I plugged in my telephone charger. It immediately displayed on the screen the nuvi plugged into a block. Did I corrup the system?????????

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  • Rizpah May 24, 2008

    I cant see voltage on phone or gps

  • bigmanmc69 Jun 04, 2008

    I did the same thing and now gps will not power up! Did I fry it?

  • bigmanmc69 May 11, 2010

    I am back from vacation and my GPS doesn't even power on when I plug it into it's own charger! Does this mean that I fried it or what?

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Rizpah,

the GPS thinks that you have plugged it into a computer, which should not do anything bad to the GPS. It will continue to charge fine, it just thinks that it's plugged into something that it is not.

have a happy day.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

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