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GPS can't find signal

Put in all pertinent info place starting and destination required, no signal came up, kept looking for signal for several hours didn't get signal. We were in the city of Calgary Alberta at the time.

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Do you have the updated version of the map?

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

  • Swilin Sampson
    Swilin Sampson Oct 11, 2008

    Please see this article from TomTom website for complete troubleshooting steps for your issue:
    http://www.tomtom.com/support/index.php?...



    Hope that helps! Please don’t forget to "Accept"
    the solution if it helped you in any way, or leads you to a fix.



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