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Garmin Quest 1 won't start up

I took my quest out of my Harley travel trunk and it won't start up! It worked fine a week a go

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  • htss Sep 25, 2008

    My garmin quest will come on then go off almost immediately. when I plug it in to the cradle/charger, the screen flashes a bright white light continuously.

  • ThatDamSam Oct 28, 2008

    Garmin Quest 2 won't power back on. Have tried leaving it plugged in to charger.

    Last time it came back on in about 2 hours. This time can't get it to power up again. Any idea's??????s

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My Quest had the same problem, I took it apart to see what I could see, 6 black screws on the back. What i found is that if I unplugged the battery and plugged it back in it would power on one time but not again. So I just left my battery unplugged and it works great from the car cradle all of the time. The clock resets but when it links to the satellites it gets the correct time again. Hope this helps you.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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The battery may be run down; mount it in the download cradle, plug in the cradle, and give it a few hours to charge back up. After that, try it again.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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