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When garmin gps/map 398 in powered up it will not aquire sattilite data, works ok in simulator mode and sounder functions ok. Has internal antenna, suspect a antenna or gps receiver problem.

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SOURCE: cannot find my map data anymore

Have you checked the wrench menu, map info, the preinstalled map should have a check mark, if not tap on the check box, it should now show a detailed map screen when you go back to the main menu and select show map.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: "No Map Data Available" - Garmin Nuvi 350

This is because your map file has either been deleted or corrupted and needs to be replaced. Please see this link for more info. Too much info to copy & paste here:

http://www.sharc.net/nuvi_lost_map.htm


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Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Garmin gps 72 not aquiring satelites

Press POWER ON and PAGE buttons at startup and leave for 20 minutes to initiate

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: garmin c330 has problem finding gps signal

power off the unit first then power on then go to map screen then tap the signal icon bar then wait for your unit to track signal then when you see 5 signal go back to the map screen and check the signal icon and then if there is a firmware update for your unit try to download it.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: My garmin nuvi 360 goes in simulated driving mode

if you recently plotted a course and used the simulation mode, it will stay there either till you deactivate it, or you arrive at the destination. go to the simulation mode and see if its in simulation, if so, stop it.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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