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I have a Garmin S-1 golf gps for 4 years. while trying to

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I have a Garmin S-1 golf gps for 4 years . while trying to connect to the sat. it went back to watch mode. Has done this before. Shut it off for a while and turned it on and nothing
JA: What is the exact model of your Garmin? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: MODEL S 1 4 years
JA: What happened right before this popped up?
Customer: Had a full charge, using in watch mode. went to sat search, did not connect. went back to watch mode. turned it off for a few minutes would not turn on
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Nothing. I did reconnect to the charger after golf round, and nothing
JA: Is there anything else important you think the GPS Technician should know?
Customer: that is it in a nut shell
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: GPS
Expert:  rv007 replied 15 days ago.

Hi

Are you trying this whilst you are outside? If not then it may well be the unit is not seeing any Satellites and reverting back to watch mode. If you are outside then unfortunately there is a fault in the watch, most likely a hardware issue but you could try updating the unit to see if it helps...