Remember all those reports that Garmin nuvi 7x5's were mysteriously failing in mass numbers starting June 22nd? Well, it turns out that a botched firmware update is to blame. Worse, even if your nuvi 7x5 is still working fine, the update may have turned your beloved nuvi into a ticking time bomb just waiting to blow up and kill your GPS.
That's the bad news. The good news is Garmin has released a free software update that corrects the unusually nasty bug that can physically damage a nuvi 7x5, rendering the device unusable.
If your nuvi 7x5 still powers on, go grab this update immediately before your GPS dies on you. If your 7x5 won't even turn on any more, Garmin will replace your unit for free. Here's all the details on the update that'll fix your vulnerable nuvi 7x5, how to install it, and how to RMA a busted nuvi 7x5.
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