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I have an old Magellan Roadmate GPS unit that needs

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I have an old Magellan Roadmate GPS unit that needs Charging. when I plug it into the receptacle and turn it off there is no signal to tell me if it is being charged. should the screen light up or not?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the brand and model of the GPS?
Customer: its a Magellan Roadmate model 310
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: None , it will not turn on I guess because the battery is completely flat.
JA: The GPS expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: No thank you.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  MasterFixIt replied 3 months ago.

Hi, in this case, no there is nothing that will happen to the GPS to let you know its charging unfortunately.

But...you should not try to turn it on until about 4 hours have past.

If you try it then, and it doesn't turn on, you will need a new battery in the Magellan.

Its easy to replace and I will help you with that as well once you have the new battery ;-)

The best place to get a new battery is : http://magellan.factoryoutletstore.com/cat/1547/Magellan-RoadMate-Series-GPS.html?cid=1681&chid=2

But I would call them to place that order if you need it:

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