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GARMIN STREET PILOT-330 GPS

GPS DOES NOT SHOW TO BE PLUGGED INTO POWER SOURCE????
CAN YOU ASSIST ME WITH THIS?

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  • parkwaydog May 03, 2009

    I am seeing the same problem. The Garmin charges with the USB though. Where is the fuse on the auto cable?

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Hello KTFORE1,

The Street Pilot 330 comes with both a vehicle power cord and a USB cord for connecting the unit to the computer. If I understand you correctly the GPS isn't getting power from the vehicle power cord. Does the GPS charge if connected to a computer using the USB cable? If so the problem is likely the power cord or cigarette lighter socket you are using. If the GPS doesn't charge from USB port on your computer then the problem is likely the GPS itself.

If you determine that the cable is the source of the problem, check and replace the cable's fuse. You will probably also want to check and replace your vehicle fuses as the circuit that powers the cigarette lighter might have a blown fuse. If replacing the fuses doesn't solve the issue then you might need to replace the power cord.

Best Regards.
Ken
"Go Ahead. Use Us."

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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