Question about Garmin n?vi 260W GPS

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Display reads no detailed maps found that support routing.

And, the nuvi cannot be used without them. Unit is about 4 months old and always worked fine. Brought in inside tonight to input address of trip and all these dots appeared on screen with words touch dot next to them I did this and it finally said your unit is calibrated? Now I screen freezes pon the message screen and never even get to screen that says where to and view map?

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  • scadams Mar 16, 2009

    Pretty much the same as above. Have had unit for just over 5 months and has been workin fine until yesterday. Calibration screen came up when unit powered on then got same message about no detailed maps. Tried using the reset button then holding power button to left for 8 seconds, unit reset both times but got same message each time.

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Try a Master Reset:
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Note: A master reset will erase all waypoints or favorites and will restore your unit to the default factory settings. But who cares if you have problems, right?

  1. Start with the unit OFF and unplugged from power
  2. Touch and hold the lower right corner of the screen with an index finger or the eraser end of a pencil
  3. Continue touching and holding the lower right hand corner of the screen then power the unit ON
  4. Release the power button when the device powers ON
    • You will see a new message: Do you really want to erase all user data?
  5. Remove your finger from the touchscreen when this message displays
  6. Touch Yes
The device will automatically reset. Follow the on screen prompts then place your device in an area with a clear view of the sky until it acquires satellites.

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