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Magellan Roadmate760 Hello. I have a problem with my GPS maintaining a signal. i was told by their tech support (in India) that i should try an external antena, but why would it all-of-the-sudden stop working? is it necessary to send the unit to Texas to be looked at or is there someplace in central/eastern MA that might be able to solve this problem? Thank you for your time. Ed

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    the same problem occured with my 760-I shipped it back with a pre-payment of $140 to have it returned with the same problem-many phone calls later-with poor communication due to their poor  english- I just received a miestro 4010 unit-  I paid $ 1013 for my 760--the  4010 is listed in the  300 range-- I will never  buy a magellan product again--garmin is the unti to purchase!!!!



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I don't have a solution, but do have the same problem on my 760. If I were to send it to you, what is your billing rate?

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Ed... Does the gps receive the signal? When you view the menu under options/configuration/diagnostics/GPS Status... how many channels are receiving SNR? At your own risk of course... You could take your unit apart and ensure that the RF cable is still plugged into the main board and the I/O Board... umm.. make sure the gold sheildings where your antenna attaches aren't bent in/out/missing.. listen for peices floating around in your unit... always a bad sign. Good Luck Ed.. and sending it here to Tx isn't THAT bad of an idea.. if the repair's worth it. We treat the units nice.. I promise. :) -Dan

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