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My Garmin 760 can no longer be used on battery power alone. It only works with the power cord.

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Hi IlliniGuy,

It sounds like the battery in your Garmin 760 has failed.

Rechargeable batteries have a limited lifespan. The amount of time you can expect between charges will decrease until the battery eventually does not hold a charge. It sounds like you have reached that point.

Although the battery pack in most MP3 players is not generally considered to be end-user serviceable you should be able to get service on the battery by contacting Garmin. If the unit is out of warranty there would normally be a fee for that service. Or, if you have experience repairing electronic devices you may be able to purchase a new battery and replace it yourself.

Hope this helps,
Ken
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Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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