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I have a nuvi 360 and it always loses sattelite signal ever since I upgraded the new maps

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  • Ed Sagendorf Jul 16, 2008

    I have the same problem since I upgraded too

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I had to purchase an external antenna to get my Nuvi 360 to acquire satellites again. I think the internal receiver does not last very long. I purchased the Gilsson GPS external antenna and now the Nuvi 360 is working again

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Call garmin,theyl help u

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Nuvi 610 memory is full what can i do


Ok, so you want to upgrade the map on your Nuvi. You connect your Nuvi to the PC, you go to the Garmin website and your told that you don't have enough memory left on your Nuvi for the upgrade.

What can you do?

It seems every year, the map file gets larger and requires more free space on your Nuvi.

Not all Nuvi's are created alike. Some Nuvi's have more memory than others. Some Nuvi's, like the lower-end 2xx/2xxW series have such a limited memory, that they can only hold the lower 48 states map.

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How do i upgrade my garmin nuvi 200 gps? (never been upgraded


Hello,

Download and install the Garmin commuicator plugin to your computer
http://www8.garmin.com/products/communicator/
This will allow the nuvi to transfer data back and forth to Garmin's server.
Connect your nuvi to your computer and run the Garmin WebUpdater to update the software on the nuvi.
Download and Install WebUpdater.
To update the mapping, you will need to purchase a map update subscription.
https://my.garmin.com/maps/chooseDeviceType.htm?
Once the subscription is activated and registered to the nuvi, follow the download instructions to download the map. This will usually take from 3 to 4 hours or more depending on your internet download speed.
The nuvi 200 is a discontinued model and you may want to consider upgrading to a new GPS as a new nuvi with lifetime mapping can be purchased for about $150.00.
http://www.gpscity.com/garmin-nuvi-1390-lmt.html

For further assistance you may want to contact Garmin support.
http://www.garmin.com/us/support/contact

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My Garmin nuvi 255W has frozen and when it does come on it keeps searching for a satelite signal and never puts up any maps anymore. Why is this?


Thank you for your question.

You have to decide whether or not to do a map update for $79.99 or just get a new Garmin.

Here is the map upgrade:
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=1456&pvID=73251

Here is a new Garmin at a discount:
http://www.thediscountplanet.com/Store/display_item_detail.asp?system=1&prodid=10&categid=161&subcategid=4&itemid=NUVI%20205W&wprodid=3

If this helps, please consider posting positive feedback in Fixya.

Thanks.

Rob

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I have a 200 nuvi gps, it always takes me the long way to my destinaotion, how do I update it?


If you are willing to spend $89.00 you can purchase a lifetime maps update/upgrade through the Garmin website. All you have to do is log into their website - www.garmin.com - connect your Garmin to your computer with the USB cable and purchase the upgrade. You might want to consider purchasing a new Garmin that comes with lifetime maps as your 200 is an older unit and its life may be short. A new unit, like a 1300LM, runs $139.99 at Best B**, as of 01/30/11, will come with a new fresh battery and the newest maps pre-loaded and it will allow you to update those maps FREE for the life of the unit. These ideas might help you wayward travels. GOOD LUCK

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Is there a free map for garmin 260w for car gps


Garmin offers a free upgrade for a new or refurbished unit purchased from an authorized re seller. You have up to 60 days from your firsr sattelite aquisition to take advantage of it.

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Hi There, Just bought a new Nuvi 255, I was just driving to a destination and out of sudden, my GPS got a message mentioning, loss connection to sattelite. It stayed on for like 30 mins, till I reach my...


Unless you are driving in a dangerously remote area of some desert, or a large city, GPS units rarely lose signal. Chances are you have a defective unit, I'd contact Garmin support: Here.
Hope this has been of some help.

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There are topo maps for the US for free from this site. We are not affiliated with them, the link is provided as a courtesy only.
http://www.ibycus.com/ibycususa/

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Master reset is after you turn on the GPS put a finger on the left lower corner rightaway and then keep the finger there, wait until it shows up the "Do you really want to start up in maintainance mode"

You are not able to use others nuvi's map on your nuvi 360, as each map must match with the GPS unit ID, to find out your GPS's unit ID, go to "Setting" tab on "System", tab on " About"

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Garmin Nuvi 660 Can not locate Sattelites


Please read the solution that resolved this problem for someone else. Most likely, you have already tried this. However, the antenna of your Nuvi 660 is the same as the 3xx Nuvi series. I know this because I have worked on them.

http://www.fixya.com/support/t1115882-garmin_nuvi_360


If the above procedure does not work for you, the entire antenna assembly will need to be replaced.
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