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Loss of signal

While on holiday in Italy my Tom Tom One XL lost signal on 18 June at about 1pm, untill this time it has worked fine for a year and a half. I had a older Tom Tom with us so tryed this one and it worked great but still the XL had no signal.The XL came back on about 4pm and worked ok till the next day when again about 1pm it went off and again came back between 4 and 5pm. Since the it has done this everyday and when it does work it can take upto 10 minuites to get the signal yet the older unit workes ok. Can you tell me is this a problem with the unit or is there other solutions to this.

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  • robert256 Jul 04, 2009

    Thanks for you reply but it didn't solve the problem. I was told that the battery was ok but i had disconected it from the tom tom so when i reconected it i had to reset the settings and i put the machine on the internet to upgrade it and i was offered a new upgrade to the sat finding and after downloading this and letting it restart its self i now get my signal on start up and all the problems have gone. I hope this can help others.

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It is most lkely the battery, chane the battery and recharge it. batteries collapse after about 2 -3 years depending on use and abuse. If you have it plugged in when starting the engine the battery will deteriorate quicker and eventuslly fail. resting the battery can cause some charge to return, often sufficient to run it for short periods before it once again fails due to output being greater than the chrging rate.

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