Auto Repair - Roadshow forum

General discussion

How to fix broken GPS?

by ruysnr / January 23, 2009 9:12 PM PST

i have a broken magellan GPS. is there anyway i can get it fixed without sending back to the manufacture?? I heard it's in India.!!!!

any store will fix it? like bestbuy?? or any others?


Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: How to fix broken GPS?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: How to fix broken GPS?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
re: How to fix broken GPS?
by wcunning Roadshow staff / January 26, 2009 3:33 AM PST
In reply to: How to fix broken GPS?

A lot depends on how it is broken. If the software is messed up, like maybe the SD card with the maps got wiped, Magellan should provide you with a software update. If the hardware is broken, then you will need to send it in. You can find a lot of information on Magellan's support page:

Good luck.

Collapse -
Magellan does not fix units out of warranty
by sydney0719 / August 18, 2012 11:26 AM PDT

Magellan does not fix anything out of warranty. if your unit is out of warranty, they will give a small credit to a buy new or reconditioned unit.

Not sure why people post incomplete replies.

If you have a broken GPS, there are online sites who offer to repair them. Just Google and be careful with your selection. Make sure they provide an 800 number. That is usually a good sign of a professional company.

Collapse -
How to fix a broken LCD screen on a GPS?
by mldeness / July 13, 2009 4:07 AM PDT
In reply to: How to fix broken GPS?

I have a Magellan 1212 which works great but the LCD screen got a spider crack in it which affects the touch screen capability. Besides the Manufacture, Does anyone sell a replacement part for the screen?

Collapse -
gps repair
by rejeevus / July 17, 2010 1:07 AM PDT

i have a magellan roadmate gps its touch screen is broken may i can repair it? how

Collapse -
See the post by wcunning above.
by Kees Bakker / July 17, 2010 1:13 AM PDT
In reply to: gps repair

Seems a good answer.


Popular Forums
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?