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Garmin 350 won't let me enter City/Postal Code

I bought a Garmin 350 in December 2007 on Ebay. It worked fine until a couple weeks ago. It lets me enter the Province/State, but when I try to enter the City/Postal Code, it lets me enter only 3 letters and it automatically jumps to the next screen. I am, however, able to enter the full street name & number. But of course it comes up "no matches found" afterwards. I checked my settings and North America is checked. Help!

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I had the same problem with new UK postcodes. My maps are v9; v11 is current standard. Garmin told me that for commercial locations you can find the premises in Google maps and then use the "send" facility that appears at the top of map to send location via usb connection to your Garmin. You may have to download an Activex control. Hope this helps

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Have you tried doing a hard reset to see if this clears the problem?

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