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Wont take a complete address. takes a different route to and fro . how can i set it to take me the same way both ways.how do i plan a trip with stops . do you have a manual. other than the quick start.

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  • bzw111 Sep 08, 2008

    I have charged the garman and tried repeatedly to put an address in. It refuses to take the input.



    I would like to program the garman for the shortes routes. How is this done.

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I don't know of any Garmin unit that can plan multiple stops. Problem with the Garmin, depending on your current location, it will go either the fastest time route, or the shortest distance. And sometimes, it can take different routes depending on what time of day. Most newer units take traffic into consideration based on time and location. You may want to play with the settings under avoidences.

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