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GPS V plus. Screen goes blank except for one thin horizontal line. Unit becomes unresponsive. Have to pull the batteries. After that the unit restarts and resumes working as if nothing had happened.

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  • Didman May 05, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem with my GPS V and also have to remove battery to get it restarted.

  • vtx1300s5
    vtx1300s5 Jul 23, 2008

    Same problem. Pull batteries to fix. Hard to do when riding 65+ down the freeway.

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An October 2008 software update appears to fix this problem.
http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=123

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According to Garmin Tech:
01) Power unit ON
02) Press ENTER until you get past all the warning screens
03) Press MENU twice
04) Go to SETUP
05) Under the SYSTEM tab, goto lower right box labeled WAAS
06) Disable the WAAS

Hope this helps!!!

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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