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Acquiring satellites My Garmin 660 is about 18 mos old. No downloads-Will not acquire satellites it just says acquiring satellites and it wont find any

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My friend has the same unit his will only acquire satellites when unit is plugged in the cigarrette lighter

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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Try this and see if it fixes your problem...follow these steps.
1. Power off the unit.
2. HOLD down the power button and you will see "Pre Boot Mode" appear on the lower part of the display. KEEP HOLDING the power button down and the display will flicker, do this until the pre boot mode message disappears. This seems to take a long time (60 seconds at least).
3. Once the pre boot mode message disappears release the power button and your device will perform some activites to try recover from the problem.

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