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Aric, Technician
Category: GPS
Satisfied Customers: 44955
Experience:  15+ years in the field. Owner of AV Installation, OEM and Repair company
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I need a cable to connect to update my unit or a chip,Can

Customer Question

I need a cable to connect to update my unit or a chip,Can you forward me either. Have lost mine.
JA: What's the make/model of your GPS unit? How old is it?
Customer: Nuvi 255W 10 years or less
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Not aware of anything
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Have tried the local Canadian tire store and they have neither item.
JA: Anything else you want the gps expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I need to update my unit so I can use it, thank you.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  Aric replied 11 months ago.

Hello, and sorry you're having problems. The USB to PC cable for the Nuvi is available for purchase at the link below for purchase for $10:

Additionally, the update page is below and you will click on the Garmin Express link at that page to setup a Garmin Express account and then follow the instructions on the page to update your Nuvi 255W:

Expert:  Aric replied 11 months ago.

That USB Cable can also be purchased at a Best Buy shop if you'd rather not wait to order one.

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Expert:  Aric replied 11 months ago.

Do you need further assistance with this?