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Garmin GPS screen is blurry.

I recieved my Garmin Nuvi GPS as a gift Feb. 08. Today 8/23/08 it stopped working. The screen has a grey blur over it, you can barely see anything. I tried unplugging it for awhile and turning it off and on. So far nothing. Please help. Thank you.

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Two things it could be first.. you cleaned it with windex or some kind if cleaner which damaged the screen or the lcd in the unit is going out common in the older garmins... if this is the case you will have to send it back to garmin to have it repaired

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