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    • Arfa__
    • By Arfa__ 10th Jun 17, 3:06 PM
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    TomTom Repair Recommendations
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    • 10th Jun 17, 3:06 PM
    TomTom Repair Recommendations 10th Jun 17 at 3:06 PM
    Got myself a TomTom Start 60 satnav, still mostly works grand, but USB charging socket is loose and preventing it charging. A google highlights a few places that offer a repair service, but most have mixed reviews and seem to be one man firms working from home. TomTom seem to offer a repair service for €95 - bit steep considering brand new one is only £140.

    Anyone had any experience of any repair firms? Be they local firms or TomTom themselves? Anyone tried repairing similar faults themselves? Any recommendations?
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 11th Jun 17, 2:04 AM
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    If you can solder then you can fix it.
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    • Herzlos
    • By Herzlos 11th Jun 17, 7:45 AM
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    Any mobile phone repair place will be able to have a pop at it.
    • reeac
    • By reeac 11th Jun 17, 8:45 AM
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    If the USB socket is actually loose in the casing then maybe a drop or two of epoxy rein run around it would fix it. If, however, it's a loose electrical connection then sounds like a soldering job.
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