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My Nuvi 350 takes 15-20 minutes to acquire satellites. Is there a change in settings that I could make to speed this up? Richard

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Having worked on quite a few of these, your flip-up antenna/GPS receiver may have a problem. There is a part that fails that affects reception and eventually it can lead to full loss of satellite signal.

Please see this link for more info:

http://www.sharc.net/gps_antenna_repair.htm

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