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Street Pilot problem

I have the same problem you posted in January. Did you ever get your Street Pilot to acquire satellites? Mine ran fine for two months, then one day it refused to acquire statellites. It asks the standard questions but then goes back to that same page and won't acquire satellites.

What's with that?

Bob

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  • jndietz Mar 29, 2008

    Worked like a charm for about 6 months, now it is very erratic.  It cannot keep a consistent lock on the satellites.  It continuously has to re-acquire the satellites.

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    same trouble aquiring sat's.

  • adunlop Apr 06, 2008

    I have to wait for it to keep aquiring satelites Any solutions to improve this in the UK

  • Icemanfan17 Apr 13, 2008

    I am having the same "acquiring satellites" problem. Is there anything I can do?

  • Domerock Apr 23, 2008

    I have the same problem. Worked fine for about 6-mos, now it cannot acquire the satellite signal. I am in the same local area where it worked fine for those 6-mos. Northern California area. I see that this seems to be a more common problem throughout.

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2008

    I am having the same problem, I tried to load new maps and now it will not acquire a satellite signal. Thanks

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Having the same problem. Worked great for a year, and then couldn't connect once, and now never connects. I can never find any satellite and as such is pretty worthless.

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