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My garmin 405 won't turn on! - GPS

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  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    my garmin 405 won't turn on

  • jiskra Nov 01, 2008

    New Garmin. Charged for three hours - twice. Tried a hard reset. When I charge it I get the bar which indicates alternatively that 0% has been charged and that 100% complete. When I take the charger off - nothing.

  • keo98 Feb 11, 2009

    I have exactly the same problem. Tried charging for over 3 hours, shows 100% then when I remove from power, screen goes blank or has a black line accross. Tried re-set but it does not work.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have just purchased a garmin 405 and have charged it to 100% but as soon as I take it off charge the screen goes blank and I cant start it. When I put the Garmin back on charge it starts charging from 0% again? Help!

  • simonnip May 02, 2009

    Same problem. 405 won't turn on once unplugged from charger

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You need to check your settings. The GPS should only be active when the watch is in timer mode. Once the timer is stopped it is designed to go into time mode after a set period. Once in time mode the battery should last at least 2 weeks (you should be getting about 8 hours of training time). It might be that your unit is faulty.

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