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I lost my Garmin Nuvi 205 car charger and wanted to know what i could replace it with or what the charging voltage required is, perhaps i have a spare cell phone charger that would work.

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You can buy a new car charger for your GPS from this site:
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=13429#accessoryTab
It should be situated under the accessory tab

I am not sure about the voltage of the device, but it should say somewhere on the unit, the unit's box or the instruction booklet

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