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My nuvi 260 will only get sat sigs if i reset it every time i turn it on.even then it will lose signals,or take about 10 minutes to pick up any kind of signal.it all started when i drove onto fort sam houston army base here in san antonio.

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I have the same GPS system!

I haven't had any problems with it yet but the second I got it I updated the software.

I know it's obvious, but have you already tried using the webupdater?

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    When you're performing the reset are you just pressing the reset button on the back of the unit? How long are you pressing it?

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    RescueTechLA Mar 05, 2009

    The manual says to hold down the reset button for several seconds, if yours doesn't have a reset button it says to slide the power key to the left for 8 seconds.

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Remove the baTTERY FOR A WHILE AND THEN REINSERT IT AND CHECK.IT SHOULD WORK PROPER.

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