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Garmin nuvi® 255W Car GPS Receiver. Problem: Reboots during Map

Garmin nuvi® 255W Car GPS Receiver. Problem: When downloading maps (purchased on Garmin website) to GPS, using USB cable, it gets 1-5% complete before the Garmin reboots. Can get it to finish. Is it the computer, cable or GPS? Any ideas?

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The simple way is to send the unit to Garmin they will load the maps for free.
If you keep trying - try this -

With your thumb in the lower right corner of the screen - pushing in - like there is an X there - [ push with your thumb before you turn it on] Turn it on -
when this screen comes up - push YES -

then try your maps.
If they do not load on your pc [ which must have the unit hooked up and a legit copy of the newest maps ] then send the unit to Garmin. They will load your maps for you FREE. Garmin nuvi® 255W Car GPS Receiver.  Problem: - 86278d7.jpg

Posted on May 17, 2010

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