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INVOLUNTARY CHANGES OF ROUTE/DESTINATION

After around 12 or 13 miles of any given journey my tomtom suddenly redirects me to Aberdeen! I have tried numerous re-sets but the problem persists every journey.

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Move to Aberdeen!

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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You've done the hard (full) reset aswell?
Is it still under warranty? I've seen a few odd problems like these with tomtoms.

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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