Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

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Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby GPSUSER234 » Fri 2009-06-26, 11:37:57

A spot burned in the LCD screen and batteries keep emptying themselves, when the unit is turned off. http://www.nwogeo.org/Forums/viewtopic/ ... ight=.html
Others have reported that inserting the batteries backwards can cause this problem also!
Can this be fixed by replacing the LCD screen, and if, where can I get one?

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Re: Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby TeamAldridge » Fri 2009-06-26, 15:06:40

Did you try calling Garmin? I've heard of plenty of success stories, even when out of warranty. It never hurts to ask.
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Re: Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sat 2009-06-27, 13:17:21

I agree. The post you pointed to was mine, and Garmin took care of me out of warranty without me even asking for special treatment. It is worth a try!
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Re: Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby OnDHunt » Sat 2009-06-27, 13:48:25

Yea, Garmin has one of the best customer service departments I have ever seen!
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Re: Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby cheechgang » Sat 2009-06-27, 14:12:58

Yep Garmin replaced my Etrex WAY out of warranty. Just call. Can't hurt...
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Re: Garmin 60csx:A spot burned in the LCD screen

Postby GizmoGuy411 » Sat 2009-06-27, 21:02:43

GPSUSER234 wrote:A spot burned in the LCD screen and batteries keep emptying themselves, when the unit is turned off. http://www.nwogeo.org/Forums/viewtopic/ ... ight=.html
Others have reported that inserting the batteries backwards can cause this problem also!
Can this be fixed by replacing the LCD screen, and if, where can I get one?


The burn spot is actually in the backlight for the display and not the actual LCD panel. However they are likley one unit, and it is highly UNLIKELY that replacing it will fix the problem. It is more likely that the entire subassembly will need to be replaced.
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