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When I turn on my ignition all I get on my Nuvi 1490 is the

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When I turn on my ignition all I get on my Nuvi 1490 is the Garmin logo and about 1/4" of the green loading line then it goes dark and will not turn on either manually or by unplugging and plugging back in. Same results when I plug it in to my laptop.
I can plug my 1450 in to the same vehicle and it works fine
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  MasterFixIt replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I am Tech Michael a specialist expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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How old is your Garmin nuvi?

Also did this happen after an update ?

Thank you

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ready. Do you need any more information?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Nuvi is approximately 8 months old. No did not happen after an update. Happened after some electrical repairs to my car
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Are you there?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Cancel this please. Garmin answered for free. Please refund money
Expert:  MasterFixIt replied 11 months ago.

Hi I'm happy you got for for free somewhere, I am only a Technician, please rate kindly for my service. Then I can submit this for refund processing;-)

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