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Gps module I have a 332c and the gps module is not responding. I checked all the connections and they are all good. any suggestions.

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  • jrsvf Dec 05, 2007

    I have a LGC-2000 Antenna on a LMS335c SOnar/GPS unit on my boat. For over a year the GPS has been down with an error of "GPS NOT RESPONDING". I have replaced all the cabling with the new cables and 60 ohm connector as recommended by Lowrance (LEI Extras). It still is saying GPS Module not responding. Any helps....please???

  • bullet225 Jan 04, 2008




    I have a LGC-2000 Antenna on a LMS335c SOnar/GPS unit on my boat. For over a year the GPS has been down with an error of "GPS NOT RESPONDING". I have replaced all the cabling with the new cables and 60 ohm connector as recommended by Lowrance (LEI Extras). It still is saying GPS Module not responding. Any helps....please???


  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2008

    i have a 3300c gps it says the unit is not responding to module all connections seem good

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I just went through this with Lowrance. tthe LGC 2000 module on my LCX 20 depth finder "quit responding" out of the clear blue. You have to go Lowrance.com and they have some tests you can follow to see if it is a bad cable or the module itself. I had to replace the module. They charged $99 bucks plus $12.50 shipping for a new one. I bought it spring of 2008, and the unit was 3 months out of warranty when it quit working. Last season I had lower back fusion and didn't use it except for 2 times late in the season. Getting ahold of Lowrance is going to be an experience. I called twice and waited on hold over 35 minutes before I was suddenly cut off both times. I tried email too, but it took 3-5 days to receive a response. Mine broke down June 18 of this year. I started trying to get hold of Lowrance the next day. By the time all the back and forth emails with the delayed responses were done, I received my new unit on July 24. 5 weeks! with out my gps in MN. It is a short season up here as it is. I sure didn't enjoy waiting that long.

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