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Re: [tracker2] T2-135 Power (or not)

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  • Scott Miller
    Pop open the connector shell on the Garmin cable s DB9 and make sure a wire hasn t broken loose. Scott
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 19, 2012
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      Pop open the connector shell on the Garmin cable's DB9 and make sure a
      wire hasn't broken loose.

      Scott

      On 4/19/2012 8:22 PM, Pete Lilja wrote:
      > Yes, it seems when I push on the external cables it comes back to life.
      > Those darned cables are so short I doubt I can reorient things.
      >
      > I'll give out a go on the morning. I was hoping someone would have said
      > "Yeah, just stick a pencil eraser in there to keep some pressure on the
      > connector."
      >
      > Oh, well.
      >
      > Pete
      >
      > On Apr 19, 2012 9:58 PM, "Scott Miller" <scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
      >
      > Are you poking and pushing on external cables, or the cables on the
      > T2-135 board itself?
      >
      > Sounds like maybe it's just working lose. You might stick the board
      > down in a different orientation to put less strain on the jumper cable.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 4/19/2012 12:19 PM, Pete Lilja wrote:
      > > My T2-135 has been working well for a few years now with only an
      > > occasional hiccup. Lately, however, it seems to have developed a
      > power
      > > issue. Over the last few days when I start my car and get the
      > radio and
      > > T2-135 and Nuvi 350 turned on I sometimes get that symbol showing
      > that
      > > the Nuvi and T2-135 aren't communicating. A couple of times I've
      > > removed the radio's cover revealing the T2-135 and have noticed that
      > > there are no LEDs on. If I poke around and push on the connectors it
      > > has so far powered on and worked fine.
      > >
      > > My question is: is this a known issue and what's the fix?
      > >
      > > Thanks in advance,
      > >
      > > Pete
      > > KC0GPB
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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