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Lost satellite reception

I am in LA with avis rental with GPS. Last night aftere taking the car out, the GPS work fine and guided me for good 60MI drive. This morning Garmin just keep on saying lost satellite connection and I cant figure out what's going on, I am not in the outskirt of Timbuktu. What could be the issue here?

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    after two years of continual use, Navigon cannot connect to satellite anymore, just says insufficient gps reception



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I have the same problem, and so far the only solution is patience. If you are in a cutting, or between tall buildings, and the satellites are low down on the horizon, then it seems reasonable that reception will be between poor and zero. But in wide open spaces mine too sometimes loses the signal. Hang in there, and contact is restored.

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