Garmin Recall 2010: Nuvi GPS Systems Recalled
Garmin Recall 2010: Nuvi GPS Systems Recalled – A recall on Gamin GPS systems has been made voluntarily on Wednesday. 1.25 million Nuvi personal GPS navigation devices have been recalled due to batteries which, made by a third party are likely to overheat. This is a fire hazard which could cause harm and damage to property and people.
The battery, working in conjunction with a specific circuit board and parts are the cause of this overheating. The parts are between a defined date code range and have a specific printed circuit board design.
So far, only 10 units have been found to have this occurrence happen, none of which have “significant property damage” or injuries, according to Garmin.
The Garmin devices involved in this recall are certain model numbers, which are :models 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT, where xx is a two-digit number. To find out about whether or not your Garmin unit is one of these devices, visit the Garmin website and enter you serial number.
Garmin will replace the battery and insert a spacer on top of the battery next to the PCB before returning the device to affected customers free of charge.*Sponsored Links*