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Garmin Forerunner 201 won't turn on

I tried the reset thing -- still won't turn on. It beeps but no action. Any other ideas?

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I had the same problem and this is what Garmin had me do. Charge it for 3 hours then try the reset again by holding RESET and POWER at the same time for 30 seconds. If still no-go the unit will have to be repaired. Garmin's base fixing price is about 80 dollars. I didn't want to pay that so I found a new one on eBay for 50 bucks.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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  • Johnnyboyok Aug 28, 2010

    This owrked for us many thanks for sharing!!

  • sharkee43 Oct 24, 2010

    JohnE5 thanks for posting your comment although it was done 2 years ago. I just recently experienced same problem and when I did a search your posting came up. Fortunately, my Garmin reset worked and now it is operational! I appreciate you taking the time to post your experience. Hope that all is well with you!

  • IJMOToday Aug 11, 2011

    this worked for me! yay! I thought my unit was a goner.

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Thanks....this was exactly my problem and your solution worked!! Awesome! I thought I would have to buy a new one...thanks again!!

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