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My gps s/n0821000043862 stopped working in route to a dest

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My gps s/n0821000043862 stopped working in route to a destination
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question today.
What is the model number of the GPS, please?
Does anything show on the display, or is it completely dead?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It just stopped working like it froze up where do I find the model # *****# ***** have is s/n 0821000043862
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
How do I talk with someone
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
We can reply back and forth here.
Is there any model number on the rear of the device?
What happens if you press and hold the power button on the device?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
P/(###) ###-####001-0912 & s/n0821000043862 nothing happens when the power button is pushed
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
That clock thing starts spinning then stops
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Ok, so it is a Magellan Roadmate 9165T LM.
Was it subjected to any extreme temperatures, perhaps mounted on the window on a hot sunny day? If so, this may have damaged the sensitive internal electronics.
If not, then it may have a software fault and you will need to try updating the software using a computer.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It seems to be working now plugged into the house but not in the r v I up dated it about a week ago & it was not subjected to any heat
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Ok, perhaps it was just a temporary problem after the update.
Glad to hear it is working again!
Let me know if you need anything else.
Have a great day,
Pete :)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It doesn't work when plugged in the car
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Pete, I need an answer & how much is this costing me. Holley
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I have to leave have an appointment & this is taking to much time
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Hi Holley,
So it works ok in the house but not when connected to the RV...
it may not be able to receive a satellite signal when in the RV.
Try mounting it closer to the window and let me know if that helps.