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my garmin nuvi 1100 locked up and now only has a blank screen

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my garmin nuvi 1100 locked up and now only has a blank screen that says press dot on bottom left side of screen & pressing dot does nothing
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hello,

Welcome to JustAnswer !! I am Andy and I will be glad to help you out with your issue today.

When did you buy this unit

Andy
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I bought my unit the saturday before easter, at wal-mart in jacksonville florida.

when reading the instruction manual i found out that the unit was dated 2009.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

It says in maual to hold start button for 10 seconds to reset, but doing so doesn't work.

I travel for a living & must have my garmin operational ASAP

Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

Did you buy the unit less than 365 days ago ?

Andy
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes only about 2 weeks ago
Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

Please follow the instructions below:
  1. Make sure the Device is turned off
  2. Press and hold the top left corner of the touchscreen
  3. Power the unit on while applying pressure on the top left corner
  4. Continue applying pressure to the top left of the screen, after about 30 seconds, a small dot will appear
  5. Release the touchscreen and accurately touch the dots as they appear*(dots will change location as touched)
  6. Once complete a message will appear, ‘Calibration Complete’, Touch OK
The touchscreen is now calibrated.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
following your instructions did not work. i held top left touch screen then turned unit on, held top left touch screen for 30 seconds a dot did appear on bottom left touch screen but after touching dot nothing else happened
Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.
Hi,

In that case its hardware failure and the unit needs to be repaired. Dont worry, your unit has 1 year warranty. Garmin will give you free repair / replacement.

Please complete these two easy steps:

Contact Garmin Technical Support to receive an RMA number.

Call or e-mail a Garmin Technical Support Specialist to describe the problem and request a return material authorization (RMA) number. You will need to provide the unit's serial number (if applicable), your return shipping address and a daytime phone number.

Phone: 1-800-800-1020 or(NNN) NNN-NNNNbr/>Fax:(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>

 

Ship the unit, along with the RMA number, to Garmin.

Once you have received the RMA number, you also will be told what dock number to include in the shipping address. Ship the unit (insured) to the following address and include the assigned dock number:

Garmin International
1200 E. 151st Street
RMA Number: (insert your RMA number here)
Dock Door (insert the dock number here)
Olathe, KS 66062 USA


Feel free to ask any question or concern you may have. I will be glad to help you.

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Andy