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No Instruction booklet for Garmin Nuvi 255W GPS Navigator

Please tell me if I can download or purchase and download an instruction booklet to print out.

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  • val_mccutche Dec 29, 2008

    And where might I go to download the instruciton booklet?

  • Henk Rietveld
    Henk Rietveld Jan 10, 2009

    The quick start manual is marginal - gets you started but has little detailed info. I would like some more detailed information on the various features, for example, what IS the GPS simulator function? It seems to lock out the regular function - annoying.


  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    I received a 205W book with my 255W GPS, can I download an instruction book for my 255W ?

  • lynnm23 Jan 22, 2009

    I have the same problem with the 255.  I can't even get it to turn on!

  • margt Jan 27, 2009

    Yes would like to be able to download an instruction manual so can use all functions. Start up manual is insufficient.

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    the booklet that came with the nuvi is not detailed as to saving data,  Do I need to enter the city EVERY time?

    Thank you,

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    I just want a instruction booklet, so I can see what the options are, troule shoot etc etc.

  • haljodavey Feb 20, 2009

    Same thing-no instruction booklet for Garmin Nuvi 255 GPS. Not sure of all it can do,or how to do it.

  • ABSunshine May 11, 2009

    I haven't seen an answer to this yet.  Where can I get a full manual?  I can't get the darn thing to turn on either!  I'm wondering what the heck is going on - is it malfunctioning or am I doing something wrong?  I would think it would be as easy as sliding the on/off switch to the left but it's not!!!

  • ABSunshine May 11, 2009

    Well as to the turning on thing - I found a tiny reset button on the bottom of the unit that once I pushed, the unit reset and I was able to turn it on.  It would be nice to have a full manual still.



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