3WF G5 – to boot, or not to boot…

The lower G5 (HSI) has occasionally been observed to not boot upon turning on the master switch. If that happens to you, the simple fix is to press and hold the affected G5’s On/Off switch for about ten seconds – just don’t let go – until it boots up.

That should be the only only situation where the On/Off button of the G5 units should be pressed – normally you shouldn’t press the G5 On/Off switches at all, not even upon shutdown, when a 3 second shortcut is offered (the rechargeable G5 backup batteries last four hours each).

[1/3 Update] A recommended fix by Garmin has been applied to hopefully keep that boot-up issue from occurring in the first place.

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