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Tomtom 910 i put the wrong car charger for my tomtom and it doesnt work anymore there is a smell like its blown up is it repairable

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I dont think so. The unit runs on 5 volts (why I dont know!!!) so the first thing to fry on a 12v hit is the on-off switch then some of the components. Sorry

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We have bought a tom tom 910 its about threeyears old it worked at first but now it wont work at allthe green light wont come on all the time to


Try doing a device update while connected to tomtom home, if that doesnt work backup your device onto your commputer and try reinstalling the software and maps ect onto your device.

Aug 02, 2009 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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I have a question concerning the tomtom 910. When plugged into the car, the tomtom goes off and on and the battery is constantly low. However,when I charge it at home, it stays on for about 4 hours. What...


Connect your TomTom to the car charger and turn it on. Tap the lower right hand cornor where the sat. signal graph is. On the screen that comes up check to see if it is chargeing while connected to the car charger. It should say charging in the upper right hand cornor where it shows the battery status. If it isn't charging then you have either a bad pin on your windsheild mount or your charger is not working. If the charger is not working it may be as simple as replacing the fuse in the charger.

Jul 19, 2009 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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TOMTOM RIDER V2


Internally , the Rider is very similar to other tomtom models . From what you describe it sounds like your charger has gone faulty ( quite common ) . There is a sensing wire that goes from the charger to the plug tip to check the voltage is at 5v . If this sense wire becomes detached or broken then the charger will increase the voltage and unfortunalely , in turn fries 2 chips inside your TomTom . ( these are numbers U24 and U25 in most tomtoms ) . Its not possible for a standard electronics technician to repair these as it need someone experienced with these tiny components and also requires use of special tools and soldering techniques. You will have to have it repaired by either TomTom or a suitable TomTom repair centre . Even then , if the blown chips have got really hot then it's possible they have burnt the circuit board tracks and in this case a repair isn't possible. Throw the existing charger away as if you do get it repaired plugging that one in could easily cause your TomTom to blow again. You can check the voltage output of your charger using a multimeter which would probably confirm what I say above . Sorry to be barer of bad news.... Good Luck

Oct 05, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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Tomtom 'Mount to the car screen'-travelling voice fails


Are you using a generic charger? or the official TomTom one? While they might all be 12v output (car)- 5v input (unit end) they are different ampages etc. If you are using a generic car charger then a lot of GPS units consider it to be a computer and so goes to docking/sync mode.
The unit may only sound the voice properly if you running off a tomtom charger.

Jun 01, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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Tomtom 910


Complain to Tom Tom ,you may have a lemon,look for law suit soon

May 15, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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Problem with conection tomtom 910 to PC


Complain to Tom Tom ,you may have a lemon,look for law suit soon

Feb 22, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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TomTom 910 problem


leave on charge for two hours, then with the SD card out hold down the reset button at the back of unit for ten seconds and then the 'on' switch for ten seconds.
STEP 1
Connect your TomTom to your
computer True True (``````````` (``````````` 0 95250 95250 clip_image002.gif via USB and open up your Windows Explorer and go to the drive. (It will be listed as TOMTOM (E) or some other drive letter).
Copy the Yellow Folders one by one to your PC. Ideally, save all the folders under a new folder that you name.
You may find that the folder ttntools and gns may not be copied. This is o.k. if they aren't.
STEP 2
Format your Tomtom via MY Computer.
STEP 3
Copy the Yellow Folders from the
backup True True (``````````` (``````````` 0 95250 95250 clip_image002.gif you made in STEP 1 back to the TomTom.
STEP 4
Open TomTom Home
Click on Upate Now.
Install the latest update onto your TomTom.
Once installed, switch your TomTom off, then disconnect if from the PC.
Thats it. From now on, make a full backup using TomTom Home prior to any updates.
Also note, that copying all the files will take some time.

Jan 21, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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Faulty tomtom go 910


have to send it in to get battery replaced.

Jan 20, 2008 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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TomTom 910 charger question


Yes, you can.
I presume the charger has an USB connector.
5v and 2A are the correct figures for a Go910.

Aug 24, 2007 | Tomtom GO 910 GPS Receiver

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