Question about Garmin GPS

4 Answers

I have an original garmin etrex yellow cover. I have not used it for a while and when I tried to turn it on, no responce, even though I replaced the batteries 3 times. The last time I put rechargable in the correct way and the locking pin got very hot. I took them out right away. peter

Posted by on

  • bpriley Jun 19, 2008

    I have tested the batteries they are fine

  • bpriley Jun 19, 2008

    It sounds like I will just have to replace it

×

4 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Master:

    An expert who has achieved Level 3.

  • Master
  • 848 Answers

Take to the service center you can spend more on batteries itself

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 2,028 Answers

If the device got hot with good batteries, the you have a short within the device. Either find a service center or replace it.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 3,614 Answers

Try to test the battery, it is possible that the problem was there...

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 4,472 Answers

Time to replace/upgrade. If you need further assistante don't hesitate to ask me.
Thanks,
Lee

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

  • 1 more comment 
  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Jun 18, 2008

    assistance*

  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Jun 18, 2008

    Go to this link and try these tips. If you still have trouble upgrade/replace.

    http://www.gpsinformation.org/dale/secre...

    If you need anymore help let me know.

    Thanks,

    Lee

  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Jun 19, 2008

    I was just wondering if you still needed any help I assume from not hearing from you that you are more then satisfied if not let me know. You can also you the Ask me feature any time.
    Thanks,
    Lee


×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My etrex vista cx will not turn on- new batteries installed


as its new, it would be unwise to fiddle around with it. Return it for exchange,
Before you do though make sure that the batteries are good and have been inserted in the correct polarity.

Etrex Vista is a very robust unit and most reliable generally, so this is unusual.

Please rate my help++++Thanks fo using FIXYA

Jul 31, 2010 | Garmin eTrex Vista Cx GPS Receiver

1 Answer

How to get a replacement lcd cover/glass for a Garmin Etrex Summit. Mine is cracked.


Hi,
I have a Etrex Legend (same size as yours) that no longer works - It has a good lcd cover.
email me at rsrogers at screaming dot net for full details

Rog

Oct 15, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

1 Answer

My garmin etrex legend screen goes blank with a vertical line on the screen after about 5 minutes od operation


Unfortunately the only fix for this is to send it back to Garmin for repair. This one can go one of two ways. Either the screen is faulty in which case it's a quick fix and you go away happy, or it's a software fault.. In which case I'd ask for a new one because in my experience most software faults with Garmin devices become recurring problems even though they clear and reprogramme them invariably we see them coming back with more software issues..

Oct 06, 2009 | Garmin eTrex GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Etrex Legend locks up, screen blank except vertical line


Is the unit being bumped during use? If not, sounds like a call to Garmin tech support is in the works. My thought is that it's something defective inside your unit.

Jun 21, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Legend Cx GPS Receiver

4 Answers

My GPS won't stay on


I can solve this by not solving it. First I tried reset the unit to default settings: hold down the power, page, and enter buttons at the same time, a message, "do you really wan to reset..." will appear. Select "yes." If the unit reboots, hurrah. If not, call tech support (1.800.800.1020). Get an RMA, send it back to them for repair. I had purchased mine over 30 days ago but less than 60: Amazon wouldn't replace it, Garmin will either replace or repair. If you want them to send a new unit while the old is in transit, just ask; they will charge and then credit a card once they have the old unit is in hand. Good luck.

Apr 25, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Venture HC GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Garmin eTrex Vista Cx won't turn on


Call Garmin customer service, they are wonderful. My rubber thing around the outside became loose,and they sent me a new unit, even though it was almost 2 years old.

Apr 11, 2009 | Garmin eTrex Vista Cx GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Etrex reset instrucitons


Hi,

If your Garmin eTrex is a Legend and you want to do a "Reset", pls try:
Hard Reset:
With the unit turned off, press and hold the follow buttons: PAGE + Enter on the click stick. Then press and release the POWER. The unit will power up asking if you want to release all user data. Select yes, and the unit will be reset. After the master reset, place your unit outside, so that it has a clear view of the sky for 25 to 30 minutes for the unit to acquire new almanac data.
This was originally posted here and a wealth of other Legend information.

Alternately, this has been posted here at FixYa as well. Pls see this post.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Jul 04, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Garmin etrex vista cx


remove the rubber cover

go to any hardware store and ask them for two way tape
pref the thin one
Remove the original tape from around the case.

There is two layers so do not remove the lower layer.

replace with the new one and you are done

Jun 26, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

2 Answers

Garmin etrex GPS


If it is posible to, which it should be, go to menu, then setup, then units. Use the position frmt field, your best bet. Hope this helps!

Jul 25, 2007 | Garmin eTrex GPS Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
GPS Logo

Related Topics:

101 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garmin GPS Experts

SHARCNET-USA
SHARCNET-USA

Level 3 Expert

2124 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70347 Answers

TO Lady

Level 3 Expert

638 Answers

Are you a Garmin GPS Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...