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Garmin recalls 1.25 Nuvi GPS devices

Could drive you off a cliff
Garmin has announced a massive recall affecting 1.25 million Nuvi GPS devices. The recall is voluntary and it was announced due to faulty batteries which appear to present a fire hazard.

Several Nuvi series are being recalled, the 200W, 250W, 260W and the 7xx series. Garmin said it would replace the faulty batteries free of charge and insert a spacer on top of the battery, next to the PCB.

For more details check out Garmin’s blog, here.

Oh, and we made up the driving-off-a-cliff bit.
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