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Garmin froze with a "Map Update Notice" the screen

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The unit isn't frozen. If you tap the power button you will hear it beep and change screens. What has happened is your touchscreen has failed. This is a common problem. Your touchscreen needs replaced. If you want some troubleshooting info, please see this link. There is just too much info to retype here:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_LCD_repair.htm

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Posted on Mar 20, 2011

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