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My Garmin 665 will lock up when it gets into complicated situations. For instance when traveling east through Mobile, Alabama just prior to the tunnel with a series of complicated manuevers ahead, it just froze.It seems when in rural areas with minimum graphics on screen there is no problem. I was in downtown Mobile with many streets side roads and traffic patterns and a complicated series of road maneuvers onto the tunnel and out of the tunnel ahead. This was prior to entering the tunnel so I had satellite reception. I have forwarded this situation to Garmin twice with no response, just a notification of receipt of complaint.

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 350 not recognizing some major streets

Sure enough it was the zoom. If it is a very small street, you have to zoom in to be able to see that you're driving on a road. Thanks for the help!

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SOURCE: frozen screen on ''aquiring satelite''

Try resetting the I5. Hold the left button, the wheel button and the power button down at the same time. Keep holding until the screen say that " Do you really want to erase all user data?" Select Yes and then restart the I5.

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin Nuvi 765will not lock on to satellite.

Download & install the Garmin Web Updater for your computer from their page at:

http://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=999-99999-27

Connect your nuvi to your computer with the USB cable and allow the computer recognize it.

Run the Web Updater program and follow the prompts to update the GPS. When completed, remove the GPS.

The first time that you connect the GPS to the traffic receiver, the GPS will update the software in it. It may take a minute or two to complete. If you have any problems, you can contact Garmin Customer Support at the numbers below:

North America - Consumer Products (for all Garmin products except Apollo aircraft)
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Austria For all Garmin products except Aviation.
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Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 17:30 PM Western European Time (GMT/UTC)
Phone: 00 44 808 238 0000
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SOURCE: I'm on my second nuvi 255w. As before this ine has

I am in the same boat as you.. I am on my 2nd 255w unit as well. The first one lasted 2 weeks. This one about 45 days. The thing I noticed, which may be coincidence, is I updated the software and map a couple days prior on each unit before problem occured. Last night the 2nd one lost satelite for about 5 hrs, an area I deliver pizza's in everday with no other problems. No mountains, no tall buidlings, yet I decided then to power off unit completely, stand outside and turn unit on. I waited about 10 minutes then put 255w back in vehicle in which at that time still was not working. But 30 minutes later when I got back into vehicle it was working again for the rest of the night. Not sure if standing outside corrected or not, but it is working again. I would be curious to know if the software update and map update plays a part in the problem.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Garmin 1300; Can't get speed limit of street/road

I had a nuvi 205 for a while and it showed some of the speed limits. had a little sign that would pop up above the current speed. I "upgraded" to the 1300 and was surprised to see that feature missing. Actually, kinda mad, I really liked that function

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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