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Garmin 760 - No Voice Directions

I have a new Garmin Nuvi 760. The volume is turned up to 80% and language selected is american english jack. The FM Transmitter is disabled.  When I drive, there are no voice directions, even though it maps out the route. My phone rings when my Bluetooth is connected. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Purchased Garmin 760 and was very pleased except when the voice directions recently went silent.  The volume was set at 80%.  FM transmitter was turned off.  The Blue tooth phone was working fine, just no sound for directions.  The visual map was working.
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  • newnuvi Dec 18, 2008

    My 760 is 2 days old. Lost voice prompts while driving. went into tools to reselect and for voice it said "none found" so i could not select anything. About an hour later, once i was home, the voice selection came back. What's up?

  • Council Dec 18, 2008

    I have a new Garmin 760. The voice prompts has never worked. The volume is 80% and English is selected. The only way to hear prompts is through the FM Receiver.

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    My voice prompts suddenly stopped working one day. I went back and selected American English Jack and they worked again. Jill works too, but plain old American English doesn't work any more. POS.

  • davidhchen Dec 29, 2008

    Same problem here. Will try reselect the voice.

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    Our new Garmin Nuvi 760 was working fine until today when it stopped giving voice prompts. Everything else works fine. In the "languages" section on the screen, English is selected but "none" is in the voice section.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    My Nuvi 760 also lost it's voice. When pressing the button in the lower right I got a message saying there was no compatible voice. On checking the voice setup screen, there was no voice available.



    Connected to Webupdater & updated the voice I normally use (the file was visable using explorer) - then things came right again. Bit of a hassle as one can't do this on the move...

  • pdwgbt Apr 18, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. I've tried reselecting the language and nothing is fixing it. What should I try now?

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    The voice prompt stopped working all of a sudden.

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Go back into your tools and settings and re select the voice of american jack and see if it comes back on.
I lost the voice 2 days ago while on a trip from tenn. to florida and this fixed it. we never shut off the voice but somehow while using bluetooth or FM trans it shut off voice transmiting.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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    Pat Gannon Feb 10, 2014

    I'd love to have the option (as in the above 2 posts) to simply go into tools and select Jill or Jack. When I do try, there is NO Jill or Jack listed, only an Asian language one. What gives?

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