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Garmin C340 startup

I have had the C340 unit for a couple of years and has been workin fine. Since a couple of weeks ago it takes about 2 minutes to find the satellites and start navigating. Also, the voice becomes very slow and low pitch! Any ideas?

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Re: Garmin C340 startup

The clue is that the voice is slowing and low pitch. The main processor time base has slowed... which means everything will be buggy.

First try would be to Reset the unit. Remove the face cover (GENTLY pry it loose by the fingernail groove directly under the GARMIN logo), press the RESET button, then reattach front cover... this is covered in the owners manual, available online.
If not, then it sounds like a hardware failure... time for a 1-800-800-1020 call (their customer service number)

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