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Do not find the satelite

My garmin 298 c map worked with no problems last season but the other day i used it for the first time and it wont find the satelites. Other functions are working. I Went to my store and they upgradet it with the latest software but it still not finds satelites. It is 5 years old. what to do?

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Try to change the antena? what the hell does that Suppose to mean. Where am I going to get an antenna and better yet why should I change the antenna on a unit the still has warranty. The idiots at Garmin could not figure it out so how should I???

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Have you connected it to your computer? Try the update procedure using the map program.

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