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    Folks

    I have a 3790T (already discussed it here a couple of times) that is not working.

    I sent it to a shop (here in Brasil) and the dignostic is that the component that controls the (re)charge of the battery is defective. This seems in line with the problem that I noticed when using the device.

    Since the shop is in another state, I have no way to say if this diagnostic is acurate or not.

    Questions are:

    is there such component ? Some sort of "processor" or "controller" for the battery charge ?
    The cost (parts and workmanship) of this component (down here) is around US$130.00

    Any ideas ? Thanks !
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    Carlos Magalhaes
    Garmin nüvi 3790T

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    Have you tried to contact Garmin directly, sometimes they replace defective components without charge, even if out of warranty.
    You'd have shipping cost only.
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    Galaxy S5 Kitkat 4.4.2 / Nuvi1200->1250 / Nuvi3790T->34xx / Nuvi 2200 / Nuvi 66 / Oregon 600

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    Good ideia, Catymag !
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    Carlos Magalhaes
    Garmin nüvi 3790T

 

 

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