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I have a Garmin nuvi 1490. It wont charge nor hold power.

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I have a Garmin nuvi 1490.
It won't charge nor hold power. replaced cord connection which made no difference. Attempted charging via the ups on computer and directly into car - neither altrrnative mad any difference.
Is there a way to replace the battery, and if so - where can one be obtained?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.

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

Did you try to turn on the gps unit while it was still connected in the car charger in a running car ?

when did you buy this unit

Customer: replied 5 years ago.


nov 2010 in Germany

Expert:  Andy replied 5 years ago.

In that case its unlikely that its a dead battery. But you can buy a replacement battery on ebay and replace it yourself (search for instructional videos)

Other option that you have it to send it to Garmin for repair.
Please click here : LINK on instructions about how to send it for repair.

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