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Garmin nuvi won't turn on

My nuvi 610/660 won't turn on unless plugged in. When it's plugged in it only goes as far as showing the sign that reads "Garmin Nuvi". garmin nuvi 650...turns on, but when I answer "yes" it shuts off

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  • jerroldb Jun 18, 2008

    updated firmware...still ng

  • jerroldb Jun 18, 2008

    garmin gps 650...turns on, but turns itself off when I click "agree" or try to put any info into it. Have it plugged into car...no help.

  • jerroldb Jun 21, 2008

    where do i go to repair my nuvi?

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Try the hard reset method, that is , take the battery out and wait for half an hour and then put the battery and try this will help you

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Is the unit still under warranty as you may only have to pay for shipping?
Thanks,
lee

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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    Lee A. Jun 21, 2008

    http://www.portatronics.com/
    try here for having it repaired.
    Thanks and if you have a moment and found this helpful it would be greatly appreciated if you could accept and rate appropriately.
    Thanks,
    Lee


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It can be batter problem or sometimes the battery is okay but the contacts of the batter on the board chip r loosened.just get it serviced n dry soldered n it will be back to work.even i had a same problem with my device few days back i doubted battery first n changed a battery but it didnt help so i was sure about the chip n just got it repaired n its working perfectly fine now.hope itworks for u too.
feel free 4 further assistance n keep sending more question n comments or doubts that arise in ur mind regarding this to me.rate the solution as fixya if it helps u understand n solve ur problem

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Does it do the same thing if you try it plugged in but without the battery in the unit? Could be that your battery is faulty, replacement batteries are available from multiple sources on-line.

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HI,

Please do a hard reset of the unit.This will restore the factory default settings.

If you need anymore help let me know.

Goodluck..

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  • Priya darshan Jun 18, 2008

    If you still face the problem then the issue is with the battery you'll have to replace it with a new one.

    Please don't forget to rate the solution.


  • Priya darshan Jun 21, 2008

    You can get it repaired from Garmin.For more details CLICK HERE

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It could be a problem with the battery. If its possible to change the batter try to do so. But if not, I suggest that you really need to contact your manufacturer's tech support for servicing.

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    Jeffrey Pedimonte Jun 23, 2008

    You can contact their tech support 1-800-800-1020. you need to get first a RMA no. before you can send it to them to get replaced/repaired. For more details you can check this link for more info about the repair.

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Sounds like it needs a firmware update.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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