When I try to enter an address into my Zumo 550, I get through the province and the city OK. Then it asks for the street number which I enter but as soon as I touch "Done" the unit shuts off. It seems to be doing this with all numerical addresses. The problem occurs either mounted on my motorcycle, mounted in the car or running on its own battery. I noticed the problem yesterday and again today. I thought a software update might solve the problem so I that but the problem is still there. The unit is still under warranty.
I am having the same problem, I can not figure out how to fix it. I checked the maps and I only have the Maps 2008 checked. If it is off then I can't get any directions. Help please as I really don't want to go through the hassle of sending back to Garmin.
I went to tools (the little wrench), pressed Map and then Map Info, as stated in the other solution. It should 2 maps as I have a card in. I simply removed the checkmark from the one I wasn't using and it resolved the problem. If you use a secondary map on a card, give this a shot.
The problem is with maps overlaying. If you go to the little spanner and then press Map and press Map Info you should only see one Map info. If you have more than one then you need to connect to a computer and go to the Garmin drive. Remove the additional map this will be called suppmap1. Just move it for the time being to you computer just in case you need to put it back. Another way to check is to press and hold the Volume key on the left whilst powering up. This bring all the info for the unit. Press Next then More on the screen the map name is the 6th one down. Whatever Garmin tells you to do will not work. I sent mine back and they replaced it within 5 days. Service on that score is excellent.
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The manual can be downloaded from Garmin. www.garmin.com/manuals/3130_OwnersManual.pdf
1. Touch Where To? > Address. 2. Change the state, the country, or the province, if necessary. 3. Touch Search All. If you know the city, touch Spell City, enter the city/postal code, and touch Done. Select the city/postal code in the list. (Not all map data provides postal code searching.) 4. Enter the number of the address, and touch Done. 5. Enter the street name, and touch Done. 6. Select the correct street in the list, if necessary. 7. Touch the address, if necessary.
If you are having problems finding a particular address, try some of
following tips. In some cases the address may be listed as being in a
different city other than the one that was chosen. When the unit asks
for the City Name, try choosing Search All Cities. If the address is
listed under a different City Name, doing this will allow the unit to
find the address. Also, when entering a street name, it is important
that you leave off any direction or label. For example, if the address
was 2536 SW Melrose Place, you would enter 2536 for the house number and
only Melrose for the street name. Using the house number and
city/state, the unit will fill in the direction (SW) and label
need a lot more info .... what gps model do you have,
your saying you put address it goes straight to street? then say i put addrees it says not found
Most Nuvi units you have to press Where To...Address....and on the bottom of screen you will see Change State / Province
First select your State..... then go back and select the City... it should now let you put the number of house press done ..then the street name
Hi yes this is very normal instead of entering the post code go through and enter the address doing this will locate the places your trying to locate it will ask for city or street first then just enter the location and it will then ask you the number you want to go to, if it dont come up try entering the street first then the city.
they can be a bit tempremental at times so you have to try entering details a couple of ways but all uk addresses will be loaded onto the device so it should find them one way or another
let me know if you need further assistance ok
if your unsure how to enter the details by street then city then just look in the instruction and once you have done it a couple of times you will find its really easy to do, it can be a bit confusing at first but it wont take long to get use to it.
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but ypu're looking for south carolina wright so write s and then click on the arrow and click south carolina than write sprartanburg click on the arrow again if it's only one spartanburg choose the firt one if there are two of them choose the 2nd one than type in THE STREET THAN THE NUMBER
There are several cities with the same name in different states and therefore the street names would be different. However if you are first entering the state and then the city and the street name dosent show , then you will need to update the map on the GPS. For this you will need to contact customer service.
To find streets that are numerical, not names, enter the address normally to start. Enter the State, City, and House Number. When it asks you to enter the street, look at the bottom of the keyboard. You will see a key marked 123. Press this key, and numbers will show up instead of letters. Type in just the numbers (25 for 25th Avenue, etc.) and hit Done. The street should show as (25th (St., Ave., etc)). Press the correct entry.
You'll have to select the europe map and deselect the usa map. Also you might have to change the locales. to do the first thing
tap wrench/tap map/tap about there you should see both maps, select the one you need and return to the wrench menu, select locales slect change all and walk through the menus (especialy the country!!!)