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My zumo 550 has maps for canada + border states. When I try…

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My zumo 550 has...

My zumo 550 has maps for canada + border states. When I try to change this it does not give me any other options.

Technician's Assistant: What's the make/model of your GPS unit? How old is it?

Garmin Zumo 550 about 6 years old

Technician's Assistant: What happened right before this popped up?

I was trying to punch in an address in California, but whenever I hit the c button Connecticut comes up with no other options

Technician's Assistant: What troubleshooting have you tried?

I went to the garmin program i have on my pc and tried to get another section of the United States but to no avail

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: GPS
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Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 7 months ago
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I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question today.

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Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 7 months ago

Have you tried using Garmin Express to add new maps?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
it only gives me the Canada + border states option
Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 7 months ago

Ok, to get additional maps will require the following procedure:

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php?topic=18942.0

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have to buy an 8 gb flash card for my zumo and then try the suggested fix. I'll get back to you when I have some results.
Electronics Technician: Pete, Engineer replied 7 months ago

Ok, let me know how it goes!

Have a good weekend,

Pete.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Pete, I have the new sd card and I need help doing what is requested on http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php?topic=18942.0. Can you help me with this?
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