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Garmin 350 will not locate satellites

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  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    My Garmin Nuvi 350 was used in the San Diego, CA area this week, it worked fine getting me to my first destination and failed to track on the roads that I was on near the Barnardo area. After returning, to my home in Memphis, TN, and resetting the Garmin to Tennessee, it is still tracking as if I were in transit to the car rental address put in the system yesterday. The unit is simulating the drive back to downtown San Diego giving directions as I sit at my computer in Tennessee. I have tried several times to reset the unit, with no sucess.



    jbarzizza@swdist.com

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    My 350 will sometimes acquire a signal at the beginning of a trip, then quickly lose it and goes into "acquiring satellite" mode and never recovers. It does not help to turn it off and on again. The thing is that up to today, it has been working fine. Any chance the GPS system is being interrupted? Sure seems that way. Anyway, any help would be appreciated. Thanks

  • keeper73 May 08, 2008

    Same problem here...my Nuvi 350 powers up...acquires satellites, and then goes from a 17ft accuracy rating to over 140 feet in no time flat...then looses satellites altogether..?

  • Jboley707 Oct 04, 2008

    Garmin Nuvi 350 cant locate satellites.

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There is an issue with the flip antenna's, try a external antenna. The Quest and Quest II suffer the same problems

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I sent my unitr back to Garmin and was given a replacement...warranty issue!

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