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The power and mini USB connector on my Garmin Nuvi 200 has gotten loose and it will not hold the connection through the power cord without being held by hand. Is there a repair for this?

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USB connectors are too fragile for the constant in-out service they get. But I have solved the "loose USB" problem, at least for standard Type A. The plug end (its steel case slips into the port end's steel case) is functionally female; it accepts the 4-pin tongue of the port and squeezes it between the 4-pin tongue of the plug end and the steel case of the plug end. So when the plastic tongues wear down, the squeeze isn't tight enough. Solution: take a small vise-grips and make the plug's steel case a little thinner, like a weight on a grilled cheese sandwich you're making. Then when you plug it in, it will resist a bit and feel tighter. And it will now work!

Posted on Feb 17, 2011

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