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Garmin 498 was working fine then notice it was suddenly off

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Garmin 498 was working fine then notice it was suddenly off w blank screen. Trial and error showed that I could twist the connection to the back of the unit a certain way and it would power on an stay on only if I held the connection. Seems to obviously be a powers supply issue. any suggestions
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Michael replied 2 years ago.
Good morning I am sorry to hear that.
How old is your Garmin?
Also is where you twist the cable near the jack on the Garmin?