Garmin Recalling 1.25 Million Fire-Prone Personal Navigation Units

Garmin today announced that they're recalling five Nuvi models葉he 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT (where xx is a two-digit number)葉otaling 1.25 million units in all. 796,000 of those were sold in the united states. The culprit, according to today's press release, were batteries manufactured by a third-party that are can cause overheating and, potentially fire. Fewer than 10 actual instances have been found so far, and you can go to to determine if your Nuvi is one of those affected.