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Quest not receiving signal

My garmin quest is not picking up a signal I have tried removing the antenna and cleaning the socket and plug with contact cleaner, this only gave a temporray result and now it picks up only now and again. any ideas ?

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    I'm having the same issue. It's a good thing I also printed out a Mapquest sheet as I would have been 'up a river'.
    No satellite signals. Anybody have a clue?

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The antenna socket has probably become unsoldered - follow this writeup for more information.

http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/3842/224244.html#POST769570

Posted on May 08, 2008

Hello, I currently own a Garmin quest myself, and some time ago I had some strange problems myself, I am a electronics technician, and I do have a work around for you. I will explain the problems and a cure for you to try, none of the work arounds depend on any parts to be removed.

1. NO RECEIVING SATELLITE TELEMETRY. I beleieve this could be due to a number of reasons, but more so at sometime corrupted telemetry was the problem to fix this,
a turn GPS on
b. depress menu
select settings
select Time Setup
when in Time Setup depress MENU
Select SET DATE
Depress OK button
Depress OK button again on the numberic keypad that appears on the screen (DONE)
what this seems to do is resets the internal date/time clock and the unit starts to work again.
the Second workaround is this but takes hours to perform.

Simply turn the Guest on and allow the battery to fully discharge, usually this works to TOTALLY flush the Memory again, but on my unit I have to setup all the maps again, this is easy to perform, but just takes time. I hope this helps you.
phil

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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