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My GSmap 296 Garmin Deleted airport when turn on. I have change

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My GSmap 296 Garmin Deleted airport when turn on. I have change internal small which I understood may fix problem no change. I will need go online down load program can't keep information on Airport only local towns
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: GPS
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Sorry ,small internal battery 3volts backup change out
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 11 months ago.
Hello. Thank you for coming to JustAnswer.Sorry for the wait. My name is Michael. I will be helping you with your question today.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok what appears problem if turn the gps in simulator mode the airports come up but if turn normal operations mode it deleted airport waypoints still will show towns
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 11 months ago.
What is it that you changed internally?You should be able to download missing data online, yes. But are you having a problem doing that? I need more information to understand your question.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
problem sometime it does this
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
All airport in the gps
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
What comes up on gps
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Restart gps all good but next time it will does what photo shows
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Michael any help on this issue would be be helpful Linton
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
What's going on Michael
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Down load ok but this problem
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Happens at different time losing way point,restart few times comes back ok way point talking about are major airports
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 11 months ago.
It looks like it is coming up with that "Aviation Waypoint was deleted" message from the very first time you turn it on. Is that the case?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Yes that is correct deleted way airports when turn ,it only happens at about every third time then gps correct it self and sort , did major reboot yesterday did change anything. l live in NW Australia
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Sorry my fingers too big message mistake missing word
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 11 months ago.
Unfortunately, it sounds like you will need to have the unit serviced. When did you buy it?