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Installed a new battery in garmin 260w with charge cable red

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installed a new battery in garmin 260w with charge cable red light on indicating power.
A message comes up on GPS screen "lost external power battery low"
Possible power cable problem? Help Please
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Greg A. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & Welcome to Just Answer,

Sorry to hear of any issue you are having with your device.

To help you with this issue, may I ask:

1) The AGE of the device?

2) WHEN this issue first began?

3) Has another power adapter been tried?

4) Does the device still charge when attached to a USB cable and a powered ON computer?


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
cancel my original reguest for technician help this unit is not worth your charges thanks anyway
Expert:  Greg A. replied 2 months ago.

Hi again,

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Please let me know if you have any more questions - about your device or cable(s).

Take Care & Travel Safe, Greg A.