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Garmin NUVI I bought this to go to freshman year in college. Never worked once.It is acquiring satellites all the time. Never acqquires them then it says trouble finding satellites. continue seaarching? I bought this because my dad bought a widescreen nuvi and it was terrific. My college is 1.25 hours from Houston. I was leaving my college town at 4pm today and punched in my home address and it had me driving all night arriving here 830 am tomorrow. Absolutely worthless. Any ideas? Thanks

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Hi Steve,

I am going to ask you a couple questions to help you.

1. Is the unit fully charged?
2. Is the antenna up when you are looking for satellites?
3. Has the unit's firmware been recently updated?
4. Please tell me the current firmware in the unit. You can tell this by selecting the wrench symbol and then touch the gear symbol and then select "About". Please tell me the first number which is the firmware revision....like 5.0, 5.2, 5.4 etc. Also tell me the GPS S/W number. It should have a number and not read 0.0. If it reads 0.0 this is a problem.

Please let me know and we'll go from there. I repair Nuvi's and I'll try to help you.

- Jim

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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