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Etrex Vista HCX Trip Computer Problem

Hi, I have a problem with the Trip Computer on my Vista HCX GPS. I can't seem to get the moving time to start. The trip computer remains in the "Stopped" mode even although I am moving. All other features such as max speed and elevation work. I have the track log on so I thought this would be what it is measuring, but this doesn't appear to be the case.

Any help would be appreciated.


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Thanks for the great advice. My problem is fixed!! Yay!

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Garmin released a firmware update for this issue. I downloaded it but will try it tomarrow on a long trip. hopefully it will fix it.

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SOURCE: My Tomtom 130 GPS seems to be frozen.

Hello there:
first off i would consult the troubleshooting section in your users manual if you dont have it contact the manufacture of the device for a manual.
otherwise try this remove the power cord and press and hold in the reset button for 2 min this may help reset the unit.
If not remove the power cord and leave the unit sit for several hours it has a re learning function built in also if you can go to to view a downloadable users

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