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Cobra GPSM 4000 The background color is white on all map magnifications and the streets disappear at any magnification above 10. Help! Mike lowemw@comcast.net

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  • lowemw Aug 02, 2009

    Mr. Smith,
    The 1st solution, following, didn't work. The background is still white in the city (should be a yellowish-orange color). The streets disappear from the display above the #10 magnification level also. This may be a hard one to solve, may have to call Cobra, about 185 miles North of here.

    Mike (lowemw@comcast.net)


    Hi

    Thanks for using FixYa. Turn off the Auto Zoom option from the menu, go to MAP- > more -> map options. Geographic area may not be fully mapped, drive to a main road. If the map shows the road, the system is working properly, but the area is not fully mapped.

    If this doesn't help try and reset the GPS device by Menu -> Settings-> User Preferences -> Reset Factory Defaults.

    Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

    Thanks
    Rylee

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Make sure the unit is not in a location that is being blocked. The best place to have it is mounted on the windshield.

Go to the page that says GPS INFO. If you dont have any green bars then your unit is not connecting to any satelites. If this is the case just move the unit to the windshield until it connects.

If the weather is terrible it may not connect for a while.

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Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. Turn off the Auto Zoom option from the menu, go to MAP- > more -> map options. Geographic area may not be fully mapped, drive to a main road. If the map shows the road, the system is working properly, but the area is not fully mapped.

If this doesn't help try and reset the GPS device by Menu -> Settings-> User Preferences -> Reset Factory Defaults.

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

Thanks
Rylee

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