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Dell Axim + Tomtom. Routeplanning error

My Tomtom will only find routes within a short distance for example, if I'm only travelling 10 miles it will find me a route with no problems, however if I want to travel further than this it displays 'Error during planning', so I have to break the journey up into several shorter journeys. Very annoying. Have tried resetting both the PDA & GPS reciever several times but still not resolved. Any solution would be much appreciated.

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Hello..i`ve had the same error (error planning route) on my tomtom one xl, and i`ve solved it quite simple...i am using a western europe map v 660.1256 (on my sd card)....and eastern europe v 6.50 on my flash....i first thought that the v 680 of eastern europe is better than the 650...but it didn`t worked so well...i was getting that error message....the memory was suficient since the flash disk was 70% i replaced the map with the 650 it works great...thnx...good luck

Posted on Jan 19, 2008



The error during planning is a map error not an OS error. It will give you this warning if you try to nav somewhere that it cant see any way of getting to because there is a gap somewhere en-route. Normally its the last 100 yards or something. The workaround is to nav to an adjoining road or somewhere very close to where you want to end up. Oddly or maybe coincidentally (which I doubt at 60,000 miles per year) I have only had this happen on the new maps.

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