Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Garmin Recall - GPS Recall

Garmin announced on Wednesday through its blog that it is voluntarily recalling about 1.25 million Nuvi GPS devices due to the battery that can cause the unit to overheat and become a fire hazard. About 796,000 of which were sold in the U.S.

To determine if your Garmin Nuvi GPS device is involved in the recall — models 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT, where xx is a two-digit number, are affected — you can visit Garmin’s website and plug your unit’s serial number in.

You can also call:

* In the United States and Canada, call ? (At press time, Garmin omitted this number. -Ed)
* In North America and South America outside the U.S. or Canada call +913 397-8200
* In Europe, Middle East, and Africa, call (At press time, Garmin omitted this number. -Ed)
* In Asia, call 886/2.2642.9199
* In Australia, call 1800 113 738; and in New Zealand call 0800 427 652


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