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My Garnin Nuvi 760 has stopped responding to touch screen. It starts and eventualy opens a map but nothing I touch on the screen will respond.

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The problem is probably with touchscreen (a thin film on screen)
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You can try order a replacement touchscreen on ebay and replace it yourself
Tip: order a couple of them, they are cheap but extremely fragile

Posted on May 19, 2011

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