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Nuvi 660 shutting down and rebooting itself

My 660 is 6 months old. it has started doing a hard boot on its own. driving, using the mapping system and it simply reboots itself. when it comes back up - the voice is still talking like the system itself doesn't know it shut down. it does this on both battery power and with being plugged into the vehicle. also, when it does this - the voice starts sounding wavy. any suggestions or comments?

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It should still be under a one-year warranty. Contact Garmin for warranty claims. The first link below is Garmin's generic US warranty; the second is their customer support.

http://www.garmin.com/en-US/legal/consumer-limited-warranty

https://support.garmin.com/en-US

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SOURCE: Nuvi 660 -- Loading Supplemental Maps

The best price I could find in the US for the
Euope maps was about $230 -on the internet - normal retail is $299. You have to buy and use it off the SD card, so depending on how long your trip is it might be more practical renting one, unless you want to try selling the SD card after you return.

Posted on Nov 08, 2007

SOURCE: voice not working properly on garmin nuvi 660 - very disdorted

i have been told that voice to street is not as clear as the voice just stating turns. If it really bothers you then try voice to turn. I cant remember the setting but it should work well for you.

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 660 - how do I get FM Transmitter firmware

Yes, you can purchase an external FM modulator like those used on IPOD's and CD players. I am using one on my Nuvi 350 and it works well. Just plug it into the headphone jack. Advice: Be sure to buy one that is crystal (PLL) controlled and NOT using a tuning dial. The FM modulators that use a tuning dial often tend to drift and they will also change frequency when you hit a bump in the road.

Good Luck!
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take it back to the store you got if from and get a tom tom

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SOURCE: Reboot the Nuvi 360 to "Mass Storage Mode"

Try these two reset procedures

Procedure 1:
1)disconnect nuvi from external power
2)Flip up GPS antenna
3)Press the reset button
4)Connect nuvi to power source. The nuvi should turn back on and operate normally


procedure 2:
1)Hold your finger on the upper-right corner of the nuvi's screen while you turn it on. keep your finger until the pop-up window appears
2)Touch YES. All factory settings are restored. Your recent selections and audio bookmarks are also deleted

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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