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I have a Garmin striker 5dv just purchased and installed. It

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I have a Garmin striker 5dv just purchased and installed. It keeps coming up the sonar is not connected. The GPS seems to work but not the fish finder. All pins in the connection look level.
JA: What's the exact make and model of your television? And what have you tried as far as getting this connected goes?
Customer: I don't have a tv. I have a marine Garmin striker5dv. I tried reconnecting it at least 6 times. Same message appears.
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I just purchased it and installed it. Its been the same since.
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: This is all I've done. Tell me what to do.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  crash2199 replied 11 months ago.


Are you using the included transducer cable?

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