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My GPS Unit does not say the leading decimal point in distance.

When I am driving, the voice gives the wrong distance when to turn. It says to turn left in 6 miles instead of .6. When I glance down and check the map, it correct. How do I fix this problem?

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  • droopydog Jan 01, 2009

    I have the same problem, does not say point miles under one mile, with a Garmin 205W model...called Garmin, they say that this problem has been reported and staff will update software to fix?

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The voice say "point 6 miles" it does not say "6 tenth miles"

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