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I have a used garmin pilot 6550 gps with the power cord that plugs into the lighter. I do not have the manuel or know how to operate it or how to program the maps into it. I need to know everything I need.

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Do you mean the street pilot c550? Most manuals can be found on their offical web site here: http://www8.garmin.com/support/userManual.jsp

You can also find instructional DVD's at:
http://www.bennettmarine.com/garmin.html

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