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GPS not working

I'm very upset. I've had my Garmin for a year and a half and have never had any problems with it. Yesterday, it was on and giving me directions, when suddenly, it just stopped dead. The screen is black and there is no sound. The plug is working fine, fuse is fine, and the plug in my car is functioning. Someone mentioned a reset button. Should I try that? Any other suggestions?

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  • dtak Jul 31, 2008

    We own a c550 as well & have only had it about 30 days. It died today with the screen staying black regardless if we plug it into the car, USB computer port or press the rest button. There is no indication the unit is trying to turn on?

    Thanks.
    David.


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You can try the reset button, but it sounds like you may have a dead battery. When you plug the unit into the car, what happens? What if you plug it into the computer? The reset is under the faceplate. Put your finger under the indentation on the top of the faceplate, and pry it off. The reset button is on the right side of the unit. Let me know what happens.

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