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I have a Garmin 750 GPS. I made a 200 mile roundtrip Wed. The GPS worked fine on the way but showed Low Battery on the return trip. It was plugged into the cigarette ligter the entire way; however on the return trip, I left it off but plugged in. On arrival back home, I turned the GPS back on and it still said Low Battery. I then plugged it into the computer. Same thing. It only stays on long enough to say Garmin and the bla

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Hi,

There are 3 ways to charge the battery :-

# AC Wall Charger
# DC Car Charger
# USB Cable to PC (not recommended due to current limitations of various USB ports

The life expectancy of the battery depends upon a couple factors:

# Proper charging voltage
# Number of charging cycles

When the battery is beginning to fail, you will notice that a full charge will not last as long as it used to. When the battery has completely failed, you will only be able to operate your GPS using the AC wall charger or DC car charger. As soon as you disconnect your GPS from a power source, it will go completely dead.

Typical life expectancy of the battery is 2 years (depends on above factors). We recommend having your battery replaced if your battery is older than 2 years.

If you have used all the 3 options to charge and still face the same problem, most probably imternal battery needs replacement.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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