View Full Version : Garmin GPS repair
05-11-2005, 06:24 PM
Anyone know where I can take/send a Garmin GPS for repair? It is an ancient one (210), but there is a reason I want to repair it instead of replacing it, unless it makes absolutely no sense.
05-13-2005, 08:42 AM
How about Garmin for the repair? Check out their web-site.
05-16-2005, 01:55 PM
My Garmin went bad after 3 years. Water got inside the screen. I called the factory number and found they have flat price repairs.
My 168 sounder/GPS was 99 dollars no matter what happened to it. They gave me a return autho. number and charged my credit card. I had a new unit back within one week and Garmin took all my data and loaded it into the new one
Pretty good I would say
05-16-2005, 07:36 PM
Yep Garmin does have a flat rate. Sometimes on the older models they will offer to upgrade it for you if it is no longer in production, but it won't be for free. I had some warranty issues for a 240 blue and have nothing but good things to say about their service.
05-20-2005, 03:29 PM
My Garmin went bad and they determined it was the internal memory battery. This is covered for life and they replaced it and installed the updated software, FREE!!
05-20-2005, 03:35 PM
Thanks for all the replies. Unfortunately, the unit is so old the website says flat rate repairs are no longer done -- but perhaps they will find it is the life time memory. Or not.