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"No Map Data Available" - Garmin Nuvi 350

My GPS displays direction and speed, and sometimes even a main road, but the cursor representing my car isn't actually on the road. If trying to plug in an address I get an error that reads "No Map Data Available". Someone from Garmin told me to go to Settings, Map, and under the "Get Map Info" tab select "city" but the Garmin doesn't let me select the "Get Map Info" tab, so it's still NOT WORKING. Ideas????

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  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2008

    No Map Data Available

  • gsanangelo Dec 23, 2008

    i tried to complete the update and now there are no maps or highlighted route

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    No map data available

  • jkboatn Jan 28, 2009

    I did too-and called garmin and they sent me a.unl file I moved it over to the drive inside the garmin subdirectory then unplugged the unit like garmin said-and still same problem..nomap dataavailalbe-also the link below doesn'twork..anyone else



  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    My GPS in my Dodge Journey says no maps available when I try to find an address How do I get my maps back

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    My garmin nuvi (1490) was working fine when it told me it no data and no maps and would'nt do anything

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This is because your map file has either been deleted or corrupted and needs to be replaced. Please see this link for more info. Too much info to copy & paste here:

http://www.sharc.net/nuvi_lost_map.htm


- Jim


Posted on Dec 13, 2008

  • mapper2 Mar 10, 2011

    I had the same problem when I switched language. Just go to settings/system/maps, change the settings back and forth and click done, it will restore the maps. (Garmin 1490)

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I had replaced the file in the wrong folder inside the Garmin. Make sure the file is EXACTLY where it was before the conversion

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NUVI 855 ... rearranging Route ( .gpx ) files with a PC. Then "No Map Data Available" errors. Tried Garmin's site - created an Unlock file - no help. Replaced all system and data files with two different backup copies - no help.

Then ... removed the battery to check S/N. Replaced battery and unit auto restarted. Checked Maps ... OK ! Tried again adding & removing Route files ... same problem. Same Fix !! Seems to work every time.

Posted on Apr 15, 2013

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