Garmin Recalls Nav Units, Affects Automotive Market

Garmin Nuvi 785T

Remember the laptop battery recalls which came and went a couple years ago?  Yeah, me too.  It seems that an unknown number of Garmin satellite navigation units can spark a fire if their faulty batteries get too hot.  The affected units are available both as built-in navigation units sold with a car and through the aftermarket.

There’s a long list of recalled units after the jump, including specific recalls from Nissan and Suzuki.  As more manufacturers figure out specifics, we’ll be sure and keep you informed.

Nissan’s recall:

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
Nissan Altima 2008-2010
Nissan Frontier 2008-2010
Nissan Pathfinder 2008-2010
Nissan Rogue 2008-2010
Nissan Sentra 2008-2010
Nissan Versa 2008-2010
Nissan Xterra 2008-2010

Suzuki’s Recall:

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
Suzuki Equator 2009-2010
Suzuki Grand Vitara 2010
Suzuki SX4 2008-2010

The Big List:

GARMIN / AVIS NUVI 760 GARMIN / AVIS/BUDGET NUVI 780
GARMIN / EUROPCAR NUVI 760 GARMIN / HERTZ NUVI 765
GARMIN / HONDA NUVI 760 GARMIN / LANDROVER NUVI 750
GARMIN / MAZDA NUVI 760 GARMIN / MERCEDES NUVI 760
GARMIN / MOPAR NUVI 250 GARMIN / NISSAN NUVI 750
GARMIN / NISSAN NUVI 760 GARMIN / NUVI 200W
GARMIN / NUVI 250W GARMIN / NUVI 260W
GARMIN / NUVI 710 GARMIN / NUVI 715
GARMIN / NUVI 750 GARMIN / NUVI 755
GARMIN / NUVI 755T GARMIN / NUVI 760
GARMIN / NUVI 765 GARMIN / NUVI 765T
GARMIN / NUVI 770 GARMIN / NUVI 775
GARMIN / NUVI 775T GARMIN / NUVI 780
GARMIN / NUVI 785T GARMIN / SMART NUVI 760
GARMIN / SUZUKI NUVI 750 GARMIN / SUZUKI NUVI 760
GARMIN / SUZUKI NUVI 765 GARMIN / VOLKSWAGON NUVI 765
GARMIN / VOLKSWAGON NUVI 765T GARMIN / VOLVO NUVI 760
GARMIN / VOLVO NUVI 765
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