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Can I update my Garmin nuvi 205 GPS without a serial number

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Can I update my Garmin nuvi 205 GPS without a serial number and if not how can I find out if the label has been scratch off by the cradle?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Joe replied 6 years ago.


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There are 3 places, the bottom/back of the unit on the sticker, a yellow sheet that came with it new and the last is on the side of the box it came in new. If you have none of the above you will need to contact garmin directly at:



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