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I have a garmin 172c. It will not lock on to satelites. It

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I have a garmin 172c. It will not lock on to satelites. It just keeps searching. What can I try and do. It worked last year when I put it away for the season
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

You will need to check all cabling and connections for any sign of damage or corrosion.

Undo the connections and firmly reattach them again.

If the 172c is still unable to find the satellites then test it with a different GPS antenna to help determine if the antenna or 172c unit has a fault.

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