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Old 12-03-2009, 23:24   #1
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Garmin GPSMAP 172 C - BlueChart Data Card - powers down

My Garmin GPSMAP 172C, external antenna, wired to DC box on Catalina 27. The system is below deck and has never been exposed to water splash.

I power it up, it turns on, searches and finds satellites, and then when it loads the Data Card, it will completely shut down. When I power up again, it will repeat the same process.

Any ideas - Amp fuse, grounding, chart card, internal problem...?

Thanks for any ideas.

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Old 13-03-2009, 00:09   #2
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Yep. Clear the tracks, waypoints etc.

Hope it helps. Fixes mine
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