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Shuts off, locks up

Unit works fine with gps off but while finding satellites or after it locks up with line thru screen and have to remove batteries to reset

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  • finley1215 Feb 16, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have to take the battery out of the GPS to restart the GPS. However the line will not go away.

  • blueprindle Mar 03, 2009

    Mine has been doing that same thing for about a year. Where do you find the software update?

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    Mine has been doing the same thing.  The first time it happened though it had been left in a cold car in Northern Minnesota in January, so I just figured the subzero temp had wrecked it, but maybe the software update will help.

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A new satellite was launched which is causing problems. Disable WAAS for a temporary fix. Update the unit's software for a permanent fix, the update addresses this problem.

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