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My screen is lock on a site 30 miles away. It finds the satellites and even caculates my speed but won't move off that spot

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Hi abzellar, one of two thing could be wrong with it.
if the menu button on the main screen says Esc instead of menu, then it is in the search/view map function. just press the esc button and it should go to the main map.

if not, then just reset it and let it in clear view of the open sky outside, this could take up to 30 minutes depending on the conditions but normally they (the satellites) will lock on within 5 minutes.

there are 2 ways to reset your 4040

  1. turn it on and then hold the power button for 15 seconds. after it turns off, hold the power button until it starts. let it sit outside as explained previously.
  2. start the gps and once its booted up, using a paper clip, insert it in the rest hole on the side and let it restart. let it sit outside as explained previously.
if you need further help, just ask.

bill

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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