Garmin’s line of GPS receivers are best-sellers, so quite a few people could be affected be news of safety recall they announced today. 1.25 million nuvi units suffer from an overheating issue that could be a potential fire hazard — these include the nuvi 200W, 250W,260W, and 7xx models, and the issue lies in specific batteries getting hot in a specific plastic housing. A complete listing of the models affected can be found at the “Read” link.


Chris Gullo