Appendix, Caring for your nüvi – Garmin nuvi 1300 User Manual

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Caring for Your nüvi

Your nüvi contains sensitive

electronic components that can be

permanently damaged if exposed

to excessive shock or vibration. To

minimize the risk of damage to your

nüvi, avoid dropping your unit and

operating it in high-shock and high-

vibration environments.

Cleaning the Unit

The nüvi is constructed of high-

quality materials and does not

require user maintenance other than

cleaning. Clean the outer casing

of the unit (not the touchscreen)

using a cloth dampened with a mild

detergent solution, and then wipe

it dry. Avoid chemical cleaners and

solvents that can damage plastic


Cleaning the Touchscreen

Clean the touchscreen with a soft,

clean, lint-free cloth. Use water,

isopropyl alcohol, or eyeglass

cleaner, if needed. Apply the liquid

to the cloth, and then gently wipe the


Protecting Your nüvi

• Do not store the nüvi where

prolonged exposure to extreme

temperatures can occur, because

it can cause permanent damage.

• Do not expose the nüvi to water.

Contact with water can cause this

unit to malfunction.

• Although a PDA stylus can be

used to operate the touchscreen,

never attempt this while

operating a vehicle. Never use a

hard or sharp object to operate

the touchscreen because damage

might result.