We have some support articles that you can try to fix your device. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. A better design should use a connector with latch mechanism or as military standard, screw tight the connector. This is a once-in-a-generation chance to protect local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers. The cable is hanging around there by the mini type USB connector.

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We use the original Garmin brand connector and give it a bit of much needed extra support. The legs that hold the connector in place become loose first.

Order within and choose Two-Day Shipping at checkout. Garmin nuvi 1490 usb analyzed the unit and I found it was more of garmin nuvi 1490 usb engineering flaw for the design. Previous Page Next Page. Still just the Garmin screen.

One person found this helpful. How To Solder and Desolder Connections. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. That said I have the traffic receiver cable Velcro’ed to my dash to prevent it from moving.

Has anyone tried re-soldering? Please do not take this warning lightly. Nobody else stocks this connector!


Where you want gaarmin be garmin nuvi 1490 usb to be able to access your file system and correct any errors that are preventing it from booting. Removal of the shield that covers the USB connections is not possible. They do that because it is very hard to find the exact replacement connector. If you have any questions, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and click “Send Message”, or click the email link to email us.

This will not repair your unit. If your unit uses this type of charging system, please send BOTH cable and the cradle that attaches to the back of the garmin nuvi 1490 usb. Was the reported problem solved somehow?

View or edit your browsing history. If you are ever around a GPS shop, just ask a tech about how many loose Garmin charger ports he has seen. Use your T5 Torx screwdriver and unscrew the two 5. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Learn more garmin nuvi 1490 usb Amazon Prime.

This will work for a while.

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That is usually caused by corrupted or unfinished updates due to a low battery. Step 4 Second Frame Panel. Garmin nuvi 1490 usb I’m at it, we’ve had this for what, 3 years, and Garmin never fixed the bug about having full storage and adding a new map.


Central Time Closed Holidays Mike. Don’t bother calling the manufacturer. By holding the top left it will momentarily connect to the PC, then lose connection in half a minute or so, and while Garmin Webupdate sometimes tells me garmin nuvi 1490 usb reinstalled the device software, it still won’t start up.

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While essentially the garmin nuvi 1490 usb design as the 2X5w, the heavier weight in the and has caused issues and unhappy customers.

Some 3rd party ones will work while others don’t. That mini USB connector is a friction type connector that not good in the environment with shock and vibration.