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Won't stay turned off. Locked into one location, will not locate itself. Nothing's right shows 34mph when sitting still.

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Hello Fixya, I did nothing to repair the problem. The battery ran down and the TomTom could do nothing but turn off. The next morning I took it out doors and it started receiving the signal and found its location. Has worked correctly all day today, We'll see. Thanks for your concern, it just seemed to correct itself. Hope so. Cyssie

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