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Can get directions

My Garmin is about 3 years old. Recently when I request directions to any of my favorite addresses it will say acquiring statelite forever and the question marks keeps blinking without providing the directions. This morning it decided it to give me the directions but I had to make a quick stop before my destination and when I came back to the car and tried it again I could not get them and the flashing question mark started blinking, I could not get the directions. Please help.

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First, has anything changed with your operating conditions? Different location in car? Different car? Does it do it when outside, in the open? (not in vehicle or building)

Have you tried a hardware RESET? The button is hidden behind the front panel, which snaps off by a fingernail slot located directly under the GARMIN logo on the front panel.

* Use caution removing and reinstalling the front panel... it's somewhat fragile... wiggle it a little to get it off.

Press where it says "Press to Reset", hold for a second or two. Charge the unit with the car cord or USB cable, then try to turn it on again.

Once you can get the unit to (hopefully) turn ON, you should run all updates (there may be several!) using Garmin's Webupdater. (Connect to computer with USB cable first.)

Hope this helps!!

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