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Garmin Nuvi 660 Antenna Not Working

I still had problems after procedure 5. Same issues as stated by others. My gsrmin nuvi 660 will not locate satellites. Any solution to this problem? http://pfntech.com/garmin-nuvi/garmin-nuvi-350-voice-is-not-working.html

Please try again Report abuse 5.0 out of 5 starscheap and effective antenna, fixed my Garmin By JohnVidale on March 28, 2009 Verified Purchase This antenna performs as advertised. When I attempt to go somewhere, the Garmin Nuvi freezes on the map, and it says "Acquiring Satellites" The map is stuck in the last location I had it. Thankfully, I purchased Best Buy's extended warranty with my unit, (I would URGE everyone to always purchase the extended warranty!), and if my discourse with Garmin does not prove successful, I The ribbon connectors separated and it took several tries to reattach them (toothpick helped) and get it to work.


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i will leave it there for about 20 to 30 mins and see what happens. Hope this helps. Or on your car stereo with GPS.

How do I reaquire the satellite????? Great solution - can't beat the price. Not very convincing (maybe it is no brand?) initially but thought nothing much to lose at $17 (plus shipping) from Amazon. Many thanks for a fast efficient service.

I think that Garmin should refund a proportion of the cost to all of us who have had this problem. Please see this link for more info. It does not access any signal though it seems to be trying. http://www.poi-factory.com/node/34218 What to do??

The unit failed to connect after that. I have a Nuvi 670 that displays the Lost Satellite message after about 1/2 hours use. I plan on using this until I can pick up an external antenna for $10-15. The software has a glitch and switches off the built in antenna.

All in all a first class service & highly recommended. click site CJHawke Good service BUT a little unclear regarding costs of postage. The problem started in November of 2008 and has progressively gotten worse. No Promises here.

www.flickr.com This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from GpsPasSion Live !. his comment is here I have used Garmin products in my airplane over the years with no problems. To thank someone, and/or to see hidden links and content, use the [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] button below left of the helpful post then refresh your I`ve found certain FM frequencies block out the signal enough to fool the unit into thinking its in a long tunnel.

[email protected] Login or register to post comments Sun, 12/11/2011 - 9:06pm Gary A 8 years Send Jim A PM That happens often with his website. I therefore went for the alternative repair, and that is to connect the center pin of the external antenna receptacle to the center pin of the internal antenna contact on the This really is not entirely an issue with Garmin, as we also have another Nuvi 660, 2 Streetpilot units and all of these are working just fine. http://pfntech.com/garmin-nuvi/garmin-nuvi-text-to-speech-not-working.html I also have a 3790 LMT that I'm using now, so no big hurry but would like to get it fixed.

It may help you. I cannot register with Garmin as I don't have the yellow paper with the Garmin registration code as it was an openbox customer return item. Back Garmin 12-Volt Adapter Cable 4.3 out of 5 stars 776 $11.75 Prime DHT Electronics RF coaxial coax adadpter SMA male to MCX female 4.9 out of 5 stars 9 $5.50

The bluetooth functions are also working well.

Bought an external antenna and connected it today (07 Apr 09). Are they also updating before the problems start? I'd like to continue my search. *Please provide your feedback to help us improve your experience. My sat nav now works perfectly.

By Russ Boyer on February 20, 2010 Verified Purchase As many reviews have suggested, I also had a Garmin Nuvi 660 that had been slowly getting worse and worse reception until It is held in place by some ... 3 Step 3: Power button fix.Power buttons on the Garmin nuvi usually fail because of the way they are constructed. The signal reception has been restored and looks like works even better than original Garmin chip that broke.So, if you need cheap fix for Garmin - I recommend to try this http://pfntech.com/garmin-nuvi/garmin-nuvi-not-turning-on.html johnstrobel Sep 24, 2008 can not locate satellite problem, loses satellite or poor satellite reception can not locate satellite problem, loses satellite or poor satellite reception bevdel Oct 07, 2008 My

Posted on Aug 21, 2008 Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag You can't post conmments that contain an email address. × Comment Anonymously Video Images elitmer Level 1: An expert who Dash-cam off, gps signal back on. I did master reset but it didnt work. I'd like to e-mail product support.

Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Garmin has told me they will not ship the unit back to me if I send it in unless the registration is corrected. I am thinking no. I read something about trying this product and figured it was worth a shot for the price.

Thank you for your feedback. Mayor: An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times. i just did it and now it is outside. I simply plug it into the center hole we discussed and I now have my satellite access back.

Please see this link for more info.http://www.sharc.net/gps_antenna_repair.... This problem is not caused by the antenna flex cable. Garmin sucks........... Thanks for these instructions, saved me at least $70.00. Choose accordingly.