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Garmin nuvi cam screen flickers off or to a or screen while

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garmin nuvi cam screen flickers off or to a green or white screen while on sometimes hasnt in weeks now doing it consistently
JA: What is the exact model of your Garmin? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: less then a yr nuvicamlm m/n a5avgb00
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: resetting to factory setting and reboot
JA: The GPS expert can solve this for you. Anything else you want him to know before I connect you two?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & Welcome to Just Answer,

Sorry to hear of any trouble with your device.

May I ask:

1) WHERE the device was purchased, and WHEN that purchase was made?

2) If the device may have been "damaged" in any way (fell from the windshield, etc.)?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
best buy last august or september and no never damaged
Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

OK - UNLESS you purchased an "extended/enhanced" warranty from Best Buy that includes an "quick exchange/replacement clause", what I would recommend is contact Garmin Support - as soon as you can - to have the device repaired or replaced under the standard 1-year warranty that comes with all these devices.

I say this because it "sounds like" this device has had an intermittent "hardware issue" (perhaps a loose connection) - inside the unit, and you will want to do this as soon as possible so that it can be handled as a warranty repair.

I have the contact information for Garmin Support below.

Garmin Customer Support
Monday-Thursday: 8 AM-6 PM,
Friday 8 AM-5 PM Central Time
(closed holidays)

U.S.: 1(###) ###-####or(###) ###-####br />Canada: 1(###) ###-####/p>

Click for DETAILED warranty information -->

Please let me know if you have any trouble with that warranty process.

Thanks, ***** *****

Expert:  Greg A. replied 1 year ago.

Hi again,

I see it has been a few days and I just wanted to follow up to see if you have any more questions concerning this issue or if the issue was resolved?

I look forward to any further questions or results that you may have.

Thanks, ***** *****
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