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I switched off my Garmin in the car and now I cannot start

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I switched off my Garmin in the car and now I cannot start it. I have a blank screen. It is a Nuvi2509
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
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Can you hold the power button down for 60 seconds, then release.
Then plug it into the charger, wait 5 minutes then try to turn it on.
Let me know the results please
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you! It has started up by itself after the 60 second pressure on the button.

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
your most welcome!
It was the firmware that had an issue, and needed a hard restart. We did this just then. It will now be ok.
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