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Stuck on wrong current location

My Maestro 3100 insists I'm on the Florida turnpike, no matter where I actually am. Any suggestions?

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Hi,
No need to worry about that this problem arise when the unit is not piciking up the signal.In that situation what you can do is ,you can do a small reset to your unit . In the left hand side bottom corner you can see a small pin hole named as reset
.What you have to do is turn on the unit and insert a paper clip in the reset hole and gently push it inside.So the unit will be reseted surely 100% it will show your location.....

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Yes, I solved my problem by finding the reset button on my GPS. Perhaps if I could find my instruction book, the process would have been quicker.

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Follow the steps to reset the unit :
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On the left hand side at the lower bottom coner you can see a small pin hole there named as reset .Just insert a paper clip in to the hole when the unit is on.this is the way to reset the unit......

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