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I have a Garmin 285W. I love it but it now doesn't have any

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I have a Garmin 285W. I love it but it now doesn't have any voice and battery won't stay charged at all. What do I do? Will changing the battery help? Thx.Pat *************
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 1 year ago.

Hello and Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** can help you with your question.

- Have you tried to Resetting the GPS back to Factory Settings?

Most of the time that would bring back the Voice Features....you can try resetting the GPS while plugged in to the car, that way if you do get the Voice back and working then at least it would be worth thinking about spending money into a new battery.

- About the battery, Amazon.com has it for a $33.00 dollars, but you might need someone to install for you unless you think you can do that yourself....here is the link for the battery.

http://www.amazon.com/Replacement-Garmin-Nuvi-285W-Installation/dp/B004HHIP8G

Please let me know if you need any further help.

Thank You.