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Old 05 June 2010, 14:42   #1
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can this be repaired?

The power socket into my GPS broke today, does anyone know if I can buy a new one and fit it or is it beyond repair?
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Old 05 June 2010, 15:46   #2
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The power socket into my GPS broke today, does anyone know if I can buy a new one and fit it or is it beyond repair?
garmin are pretty good about that type of thing but i dont know at what cost, when i was in the middle east i see a guy solder wires on one and hard wire it
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Garmin have an excellent customer returns/care department. Email or phone them. Then let us know how you got on?
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Have a word with this chap;

Sounderparts

His name is David Redhouse, also as said the other option is a very neat hard wired job, though it would not then be demountable.
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I would definitely make a call to Garmin.

I dropped one of my units and broke the screen - it was well out of warranty sent it off to garmin and they advised they couldn't repair as no longer had the parts.

However they offered me a brand new replacement, of the updated model for a fraction of the new cost, which I snapped up!

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Just to let you know, I contacted Garmin and they will exchange the GPS for a new one, with 12 months warranty for 66 pounds, incl postage, how's that for service. That unit was on the boat when I bought it over three years ago so was well out of warranty. It wouldnt pay to try to have it repaired as it probably cost a lot more. Great service from Garmin, I would have no hesitation buying one of their products considering the after sales service.
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Another good result!
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