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Bad directions

My nexter gps trys to direct me down car tracks, even ehen it is set ror major roade. i believe the smart card cannot be updated.
is it a dead loss? john

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No it's not a dead loss. It's an update problem that may or may not solve your problem. In your settings you will have a few menus you can set as to type of vehicle you have, and what roads or features to avoid. Set these up as well and check out all the sub menus in the system. Be advised though that the unit is looking for the optimal route based on what settings you have in the unit.

Also on a final note, roads change routes change so you have to use some common sense with these things. If it is taking you where you know you shouldn't be like railroad tracks, a pier or some military installation. Common sense is required.

Hope this helps.

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