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I have an Etrex 30 which just will not power up. I've tried…

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Hi Pearl, I have...

Hi Pearl, I have an Etrex 30 which just will not power up. I've tried the batteries in my Etrex 10 and they work fine. I've tried a hard reset but nothing. I've tried plugging in to my PC through the USB cable, still nothing. The unit has been sitting a while but the old batteries were not leaking and the contacts are clean. Thanks Cliff

Technician's Assistant: Are there any lights on your eTrex when you try charging it? Does the screen change at all?

Nothing

Technician's Assistant: Has there been any damage to your GPS recently?

No, it's been put away in a box since I last used it 6 months ago.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the GPS Expert to know before I connect you?

Not that I can thing of.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: GPS
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Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 7 months ago

Hi Cliff, if the batteries are good and the contacts are clean then the power button is suspect and will require a repair.

You can take the Etrex to your local Garmin dealer, or arrange a repair online at:

https://www.garmin.com/uk/support/warranty

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