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Lifetime traffic feature no longer showing on screen.

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Hello,

If you have noticed this in your area and your 12v cigarette lighter plug in powered and charging the unit then unit may need a firmware update, do this using garmins WebUpdater Software. Also traffic is not covered in all areas so if your travelling you may be in an ara where this feature is not supported.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Mar 17, 2011

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