Re: 60CS - intermittently powering down & intermittently losing satellite lock
- I haven't had a single problem after doing a Hard Reset on the unit.
--- In GarminGPSMAP60C_60CS@yahoogroups.com, "Roy" <roymtbkr@...>
> I'm experiencing two rather strange problems with my Garmin 60CS.
> The first problem started in July some time. The unit will
> intermittenly power down even though it is being powered via the
> 12VDC cable. It doesn't beep as if you were powering the unit down
> with the power button. It justs quietly shuts off. No warning, no
> The second problem started yesterday. The unit will lose satellite
> lock. I can be driving down the road or just sitting still and the
> GPS will go to the satellite page and say "Acquiring Satellites".
> None of the satellites in my area will be on the satellite page,
> unlike how it will remember the most recent satellites when you
> up the unit from it being turned off. It's almost like it is doinga
> cold start and searching for satellites from scratch. What speedsup
> the search is I will press Menu and choose New Location. I willthen
> choose Use Map browse to my current location and then press Enter.
> I reloaded v4.20 software but the problems are still there.
> possible pertinent information:
> purchased in December 2004
> v4.20 software installed some time in 2007
> 54.6 MB of maps
> Thank you for the help.