Recall number RCOMP/2011/006

There are 431650 GARMIN vehicles affected by the recall RCOMP/2011/006.

This recall was issued on August 25th, 2010 and all the details of this GARMIN recall (RCOMP/2011/006 - BATTERY MAY OVERHEAT) are provided bellow:

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Garmin have identified that certain model Nuvi portable navigation products fitted with a specific battery and printed circuit board design can under rare circumstances overheat. This could result in a unit fire.


Garmin have written to all known owners of these units and have instigated a comprehensive publicity exercise to request all owners to check their unit's serial number against information contained on Garmin's website. If an affected unit is identified then the unit will be return to Garmin for the replacement of the battery. The recall is a world wide recall not just the UK and the numbers specified are related to Europe.

How to check if the vehicle is recalled:

Contact the local GARMIN dealership or manufacturer. You will not need to pay for anything involving the recall.

How the manufacturer will repair:

The Recalled vehicles will have the fixing checked and corrected as necessary by and official GARMIN service.

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GARMIN vehicles affected


Others recall actions for GARMIN

Currently there are 1 models of vehicles manufactured by GARMIN that have recall actions in UK.

This is the list of affected models from GARMIN.

Select the model to see all the details relevant to that model.