A "permanent" fix for an always flat, won't charge Zumo battery
April 2018 UPDATE: the original ZumoUser forum suddenly closed it's doors and all data seems lost (lucky I posted here, eh?). It's replacement can be found at www.zumouserforums.co.uk.
Credit to user stu_m for having the nerve to diddle with the connector in the first place. I'd previously only re-seated the connector a few times to reduce contact resistance and the improvements didn't last.
Please refer to the forum for the origin(s). I will post these details there too, it is just more convenient for me to create here.
|Garmin Zumo 590LM.|
Step-by-step:1. Remove battery.
|Press down tab and lift out connector.|
|Lift tab and pull out pin.|
|Spread the contacting surfaces.|
4. Re-insert the pin in to the connector housing.
|Back home, ensure the tab is pushed back down.|
Jan 2020 UPDATE
Don't bother: 24hrs later and it was reading low battery. Just did the pin trick again...