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Tom tom one tells me its waiting for a gps signal.

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  • darrendazzy6 Aug 21, 2010

    have tried resetting unit but still no luck, have gone on line with unit and still no luck, tom tom one v1.

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Depending on where you are will depend on time it takes to locate gps signal
If its failing would suggest you to that after you connected the device in and go to TomTom Home in order to check for new updates and get the whole thing that is accessible till the device itself says loaded and done, before you disconnect try going up to the top left of the monitor where it says "DEVICE", click on that then click on disconnect, Have a glance at the foot of your TomTom screen and see if you can see (on mine) it's a yellow line that moves diagonally through the screen, Your downloading is completed now and hence you will get a screen that Say's ok to disconnect the device. Try this trick and see if you accept satellites more rapidly and things work better.

If that fails the GPS chip may have become defective and will need replacing, Contact tomTom's support line they will be able to provide replacement parts at cheap costs or free if under warranty

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You can fix this problem please try these 2 steps:
Reset the unit
Turn the Unit off.. Hit the reset button (paperclip). hold the on/off button for 2 seconds.
or
hook it with the computer and update it.
this will ix your problem.

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