Question about Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver

1 Answer

I have a Garmin 350 that won't load maps and stays frozen what can I do to fix problem

I,ve tryed to reboot but it did not work unit turns on and will not progress thru it shows loading maps but stays there

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • coesteves Oct 24, 2008

    I'm having the same problem, I just bought a Garmin Nüvi 350 and when I turned it on, it is showing "loading maps..." and do not go foward. Anyone knows what I'm supposed to do???

    Thanks

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Just keep saying "Loading Maps"

  • alia-haider May 11, 2010

    Hi,





    i have request that my Garman nuvi's map is not working please help me for the map loading. thanks

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

Have you tried a software upgrade. Talk to Garmin, they were pretty helpful when I talked to them.

Posted on Oct 17, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Garmin 1340T boot loop issue. The unit


Hi,

Unfortunately, there isn't an easy solution for the Nuvi owner as it requires a custom piece of firmware to flash the unit to make it at least boot. This problem is often caused during a failed firmware and/or map update.

It sounds like a file was corrupted. Sometimes it is better to connect the unit up to a PC, delete the old map and then proceed to install the new one. There are so many issues with memory space causing failed downloads and corrupted files.

If the map file is missing, the unit will boot-up OK, it will just say "Map data unavailable" but if the map file or associated map files are corrupted, it can cause the unit to crash. Your PC won't recognize the Nuvi because you have the reach the main screen before the data communication mode routines are accessed.

We've had some success in restoring some of these units by flashing a "fix" firmware in "pre-boot mode" that doesn't try to load the map or map associated files. This should then allow the unit to boot. Once the unit boots, Windows will recognize it and then you can copy a map over to it from the PC. Reboot the unit and then flash it with the standard firmware.

- Jim

Feb 23, 2012 | GPS

1 Answer

Garmin nuvi® 255W Car GPS Receiver. Problem: Reboots during Map


The simple way is to send the unit to Garmin they will load the maps for free.
If you keep trying - try this -

With your thumb in the lower right corner of the screen - pushing in - like there is an X there - [ push with your thumb before you turn it on] Turn it on -
when this screen comes up - push YES -

then try your maps.
If they do not load on your pc [ which must have the unit hooked up and a legit copy of the newest maps ] then send the unit to Garmin. They will load your maps for you FREE. 86278d7.jpg

May 11, 2010 | Garmin nuvi 255W GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Starts up but will not load maps


I had this problem with my nuvi 1300. I'm not sure if the same procedure will work for yours, but this is what I did.
I tried holding the power button for 10-15 seconds, which rebooted the unit, but it kept getting stuck on "Loading Maps." and then shut off.
I then plugged it into the USB port of my PC, which started the unit up for data transfer purposes. I then unplugged it, and it restarted properly.

Apr 12, 2010 | GPS

1 Answer

Garmin Nuvi 255w won't turn on and remain on


pull the surround off the front of the front of the gps. there should be a button under the plastic or look on the back and there should be a reset button that you can stick a pinhead into. if that doesnt work then your gps doesnt work and you need to replace.

Jun 13, 2009 | Garmin Nuvi 255 GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Nuvi 205W keeps rebooting.


Your unit most likely has a firmware error, which could be due to a corrupt file. To solve it you yourself can try to update the firmware when connecting to the pc, if the unit cannot stay on enough for this to be performed, your unit will have to be sent in to service.

Jun 02, 2009 | Garmin nuvi 205W GPS Receiver

1 Answer

Progressive scan


I had the same problem once and the solution is to reboot the DVD player. to do this you need to unplug the unit for 3 or more minutes and then you will have to go through the setup process again but everything should work fine and interlaced (not progressive) should be the dvd format again.

Feb 05, 2009 | Toshiba SD-V392 DVD Player/VCR

1 Answer

SHUTDOWN


My Garmin 660 after going thru the initial start up of "loading map" it will just SHUTDOWN. I have tried to clear the data in the diagnostic menu as recomendated by Garmin support to no avail. At the start, the trouble is it will just stay in the loading map stage. Then later it begin to shutdown.

Jul 12, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

2 Answers

Unit turns on for 5 seconds then shuts off.


I charged the unit and now it works fine. Plug into computer and charge for a while and the unit should work fine.

Mar 02, 2008 | Garmin StreetPilot c550 GPS Receiver

3 Answers

Map update gone bad


Connect it to a PC and delete the map(s) using windows explorer.

Oct 20, 2007 | Garmin StreetPilot 2620 GPS Receiver

7 Answers

GArmin 2620


In February I posted that I will replace the cornice drive on my 2620 because I had this problem 019d1f6.jpg Well I did that, but could not fix the problem. Garmin is asking $275 to replace my unit, I did not wanted to pay them that much. So I bought a 2610 at eBay for a $100 and don't have to worry about hard drives any longer.
To get this screen on a GPS push "menu+find" and then turn on unit. It will show this diagnostic screen.

Jul 06, 2007 | Garmin StreetPilot 2620 GPS Receiver

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garmin nuvi 350 GPS Receiver Logo

Related Topics:

147 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garmin GPS Experts

SHARCNET-USA
SHARCNET-USA

Level 3 Expert

2130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

77169 Answers

TO Lady

Level 3 Expert

638 Answers

Are you a Garmin GPS Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...