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Experience:  Avid repairer and trouble shooter of GPS devices and systems
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I have 2 Golf Buddys and by accident both went through the

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I have 2 Golf Buddys and by accident both went through the washing machine and don't work anymore.
JA: What's the make/model of your GPS unit? How old is it?
Customer: DSC-GB700 I is about 1 month The other is two years old.
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: What do you mean Popped Up?
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I tried drying out both units and using the re-charger.
JA: Anything else you want the GPS expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, except where I can send them for evaluation.
JA: I can help you talk to the appraiser. Thanks for coming to JustAnswer. How can we help?
Customer: OK
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

If the mainboard has failed in these, then having it repaired is not an option as this will exceed the value of the units as the mainboard itself needs to be replaced which is most of the value of the unit.

What I advise is to put the units in a bag of rice and leave for 48 hours

This will draw out the moisture from the units.

Once done, turn it on and if it has not shorted out due to the initial damage, then they will start again.

But in this situation this is your best option.