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I have 765T Garmin. It won't charge from cigarette lighter. REturned first Garmin to company, got a "newly refurbished" unit, so it's different. Still won't charge from car. Cable lights up, replaced fuse, still no go. Tried in two different cradles. Still won't run from car cigarette lighter. So it's not the Garmin, doesn't appear to be the cable, and doesn't seem to be the cradle. Ideas?

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If its an oem garmin charger and the green light is on and still wont charge, then the problem is most likely the power port on the back of your garmin...if its not the factory charger, get one for a garmin..that should solve your problem...if not, let me know


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