Can I replace the battery in my Garmin Nuvi?

Can I replace the battery in my Garmin Nuvi?

The nuvi and Garmin Drive series devices do not have user replaceable batteries, with a few exceptions. The exceptions include the nuvi 500 series, 800 series, 805 series, and the nuvi 295W. A replacement battery for the nuvi 500 series can be purchased on the Garmin website here.

How long does Garmin Nuvi battery last?

It would, normally, last about two hours, sometimes slightly longer, before I had to plug it back in to the outlet. Now, the battery life varies, depending on when it was last charged. About a month ago, on a long trip, after charging for about three or four hours, the battery meter showed a full charge.

How do I fix my Garmin Nuvi GPS?

How to Fix a Garmin GPS (5 Steps)

  1. Disconnect your Garmin GPS from its external power and completely turn it off.
  2. Flip the Garmin GPS antenna if your unit has one.
  3. Press the “Reset” button on the backside of the unit.
  4. Reconnect your GPS unit to any external power source like the car plug, your PC, or wall charger.

Why is my Garmin battery draining so fast?

Backlight: Can be the biggest contributor to battery drain. How bright the backlight is set and how often it comes on can drain battery more quickly or less quickly. Having backlight set at 100% will drain a lot of battery while the backlight is on. Turning them off can extend the battery life of the watch.

Why does my Garmin says low battery?

Some devices will always show a battery icon when plugged into the computer. However, if only this icon is displayed on your device, it indicates the current charge level is too low to communicate with the computer.

How long does a Garmin Nuvi last?


Operating temperature range -4° to 140°F (-20° to 60°C)
Charging temperature range 32° to 113°F (0° to 45°C)
Power input (vehicle or external power) 8–28 Vdc
Battery life (nüvi® 55/56) Up to 2 hours depending on usage and settings
Battery life (nüvi 65/66) Up to 1 hour depending on usage and settings

How do I turn on my Garmin Nuvi GPS?

Turning the Device On or Off

  1. To turn the device on, press the power key, or connect the device to power.
  2. To put the device in power saving mode, press the power key while the device is on.
  3. To turn off the device completely, hold the power key until a prompt appears on the screen, and select Off.

Why is Garmin GPS not working?

Steps to Fix When Garmin GPS fails to Turn On Then, make sure that power cord is connected with the GPS unit. Check the fuse that is in the radio system or behind the GPS. In case it is blown then change it with a fresh one. Check the battery, in case it has a flat battery then change or replace it.

Why is my Garmin watch not holding charge?

Often power issues are not related to a battery failure. If the device is not charging or is quickly losing power, try cleaning the charging contacts on the back of the device and on the charging equipment with rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab. This will remove any possible residue.