Question about Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver
The unit turns off and ablue fine line appears and locks unit fromm doing anything so i must remove batteries and then turn unit on and after 5 min the same fine blue line appers and have to remove batteries
Disable the WAAS on your unit. A new satellite was launched earlier this year and is causing a problem. This is why Garmin issued a new software update version 3.9.
Menu > Setup > System... scroll down to WAAS and disable it. This should get your unit working again but with less accuracy.
Update the software to version 3.9 and leave for about 20 minutes in open area (clear view of sky) so your unit can download the full almanac. This should permanently fix your problem. Once you finish upgrading, go back and enable the WAAS.
to mhotz: You can purchase serial2USB connectors at a computer store. You will have to install the drivers which come with it before it will work. That should solve your upgrade problem.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
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