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Garmin Nuvi 660 cannot acquire satellites

Stuck saying "acquiring satellites" but never does. The last time I did this I uploaded a new update and after many tried it did finally reboot, and has worked fine for about two months....now it is starting again.
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Hi I had this problem and its an antenna fault, give garmin a call and see if yours is still under warranty, if it is they will tell you to take it back to the retailor who will call garmin for a RA Number and they will replace it there and then. If your warranty has run out then call garmin to ask about repairs
Best Of Luck

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