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Address when I start an address it goes well with postal code then house number and hit done,next comes street name but garmin takes(a guess) which when wrong I can't change ,if I hit back and start over it's goes the same way. I just got this unit and the manual don't explain

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  • blondema Sep 24, 2008

    why can't you put in a route # instead of street address if you are using the Via Directions?

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I found out that my road is not on the garmin map,therefore it goes to a road or street
that has the same house number
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The manual can be downloaded from Garmin.
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