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Why is my garmin screen froze on acquiring satelites?

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Why is my garmin screen froze on acquiring satelites?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  TV-Tech1 replied 1 year ago.

Mine does that to me at times too. 2 things I try to get it to acquire satellites - First I perform a master reset, Then I don't move the vehicle for 20 minutes so it can lock in on the satellites. It's worked for me.

This site shows all the master resets for the entire line of Garmins.

http://support.garmin.com/support/searchSupport/simpleCase.htm?caseId=%7Ba1f85d30-a65f-11e4-4df3-000000000000%7D&kbName=garmin

Expert:  TV-Tech1 replied 1 year ago.

I hope that resolves your problem, as I did have a Tom Tom that had problems locking in on cold days. I had to let that one warm up before it started locking in on satellites.