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It won't turn the GPS > on or off any more. I removed the head with a mini-drill and diamond abrasive bit. I seem to recall info on disassembly, and SHARCNET has done it, so some forum searching may help. Tundra HOW TO TRUCK Wheeler's Off-Road, Inc Underdog Racing Development General Marketplace Forums Group Buys and Vendor Specials General Classifieds and Miscellaneous Items For Sale Vehicle Classifieds Pricing and Dealers News Source

In most cases, you can resolder and put a piece of plastic that will reside between the SD card slot and the power button. We used a 650, but it is very similar for any series 3xx or 6xx. I'd also be interested in taking it apart so I can see if it has the same switch design flaw. - Jim Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter The internal flex cables for the antenna, touch screen and LCD screen are delicate and can be torn easily if you're not careful. http://www.poi-factory.com/node/14781

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Make sure you're using a appropriately sized screwdriver, support the unit, and give it a little more torque.

BTW, thanks for the caution on the video power cable - I'd have missed thanks anyway!

how did you installed windows on that gps plzThanks, made my life a lot easier.Thank you for a great review! Just my thoughts! --JRoz -- nuvi 3490LMT, 3760LMT, 260W; Edge 605; Approach G5; Oregon 450 Login or register to post comments Tue, 07/22/2008 - 2:33pm Martin77429 9 years out of warranty RegisterForgot password?

NanaimoRick Canada 7859 Posts Posted-25 août 2008: 20:49:55 That's probably true but it doesn't take the press and hold method to see that screen, only a quick tap. The Garmin Car Nuvi 350 got liquid damage. Aleksandr posted Nov 13, 2016 at 8:05 AM Nuvi 2589 3rd Party USB Car... How To Open Garmin Nuvi 1490 Two days after I purchased my Nuvi 350, my switch broke too.

Garmin support has always been amazing, but I suspect long time Garmin GPSr users may get hardware replacement charges waived/reduced. For example Garmin replaced my 10-year lithium battery on my GPS III just a few months ago. Just select the photo or image you want to use and drag it onto ...Show All Items This Instructable is on how to open a Garmin nuvi GPS. Register Now In order to be able to post messages on the Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forum forums, you must first register.

For example, if you pressed it 20 times per day for an entire year, that would add up to 7,300 presses per year. Garmin Nuvi 50lm Power Button Replacement Let me know if >you want his website URL > >- Bill You mean like this one: http://www.sharc.net/nuvi_power_switch_repair.htm Bubba, Nov 13, 2008 #7 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply There is a plastic stop pin in the case that prevents the flap from going down too far. Today 07:05 AM by JimmytheTUNDRA 1 4 Attachment(s) FS: One (1) 285/75r16...

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It is held in place by some ... 3 Step 3: Power button fix.Power buttons on the Garmin nuvi usually fail because of the way they are constructed. https://www.amazon.com/forum/gps?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=Fx1ZP396JKI1BQ4&cdThread=Tx3C38S5AQCMQMF Under what circumstances do you need to be able to power on with no 12v or 120v power available?-dan - Nüvi forum moderator -Nüvi 760 in a '14 VW GTI & Garmin Nuvi 50 Power Button It didn't work. Garmin Nuvi 50 Power Button Replacement I am new to this (gps and this site) - can you please clarify what BT and WAAS is as I am having problems with my battery not lasting?

mine has the same problem it is not the biggest deal in the world. this contact form Can't thank you enough. I bought it in July of 2006 so I suspect it is mine to work out :-( I miss my on and off switch! Remove the plastic tab that covers the power switch - just pry it up and bend it back and forth till it breaks off. 2. How To Open Garmin Nuvi 255w

Login or register to post comments Thu, 09/04/2008 - 7:43am phillyguy19020 8 years automaticly turn off or continue on battery power bentbiker wrote: If you remove the power cable or turn Jeff Kosewick posted Oct 27, 2016 Garmin GPSmap 60CSx won't... Yep, open the antenna, push the reset button and it comes on. have a peek here siahkamar posted Oct 28, 2016 Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office...

Taking the Nuvi apart itself requires the right tools. Garmin Nuvi On Off Switch Broken Advertisements Latest Threads NUVI 68LM dynamic parking seach... If they won't RMA it they have a flat rate repair charge for repairs.

Art Kesler, Apr 14, 2008 #3 Jack Erbes Guest Art Kesler wrote: > The on/off switch on my Nuvi 350 quit working.

Anybody else experience this? The unit has the 2009 map, but when I registered it again with Garmin, I was given a "Free Map Update" although I have to download it myself). You have to disconnect all of the flex cables to get at the board screws so you can lift the board out of the case to gain access to the switch. Garmin Nuvi Power Button GPS Forums Forums > Archive > Newsgroup Archive > Garmin > Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile

Everyone else has internet phones these days anyway.quote:Originally posted by danhamVery few consumer electronic devices are repaired any more - you get a refurb, so the price is based on what Pressing the on/off switch has no effect and the switch feels mushy when pressed - no soft click. 2. Great job.I looked at the pictures between step2 and step3, and read the explanation of each step, but it was not explained that the mother board has to be removed from http://searchwebmedia.com/garmin-nuvi/garmin-nuvi-voice-not-working.html You may need to call on behalf of your friend since you were the one who originally registered the unit.

Divide 250,000 cycles by 7,300 and it would take 34.25 years before the switch would fail. Today you can get a Nuvi 1300 from Costco for about what I paid for lifetime maps. No questions asked as long as they were registered in my name and still under warranty. It can be done, but it's not for the faint of heart.If you are using the 350 in a car, it seems like the plug-in workaround is not that bad.

Note that passwords are case-sensitive. What they did was apply a couple drops of epoxy around the front mounting legs of the switch. Toyota Tundra Forums : Tundra Solutions Forum > Tundra Forums > Tundra > 2Gen-Audio & Electronics > Garmin Nuvi 350 On/Off Power Switch problem Reply LinkBack Thread Tools post #1 Everything else about my nuvi works fine.

The on/off switch is a surface mount switch that is mounted vertically off of the main PC board.