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    Default Help with a Nuvi 510 bricked.

    Hey guys. First of all, im sorry if this is not the place for my request. This forum is really big for a begginer like me.

    First of all, I need to say that i have no experience with garmin firmwares, flashing, or updating. Anyway I have knowledge of flashing phones and that stuff so this shouldn´t be too difficult to learn following instructions from you guys (people who really knows what the are doing). Lets procceed with my problem.

    I got a garmin nuvi 510 (bought it in 2010). Last week i got the super stupid idea of format the unit. (I just wanna to install new maps and made a big mistake). So now the interface is working but the satellites are not working, and i can´t find any street or country in my gps. All looks empty and keep looking for signal.

    Any way to fix this, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you guys.

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    First run Garmin Express and download with it all the files, then if some files are missing post again here.
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    Hi. Thank you for helping me. It says that my device (nüvi 510) is ready updated. Still not working

    Any other solution?

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    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] to fix the sat problem and also add a basemap: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].

    I have 2 x nuvi 5x0 so can supply any other files you might need which aren't offered by GE.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil View Post
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ] to fix the sat problem and also add a basemap: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].

    I have 2 x nuvi 5x0 so can supply any other files you might need which aren't offered by GE.
    Hey man, thanks for your help. Hard reset ready done. Still not working. How do I install the basemap? Thanks!

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    Simply add the basemap to the Garmin folder. Naming must be gmapbmap.img only.

    To fix the satellite problem it may be necessary to downgrade to a much lower version to force a non-vol clearance and then re-upgrade. But first, how long are you allowing it to seek sat signals and where do you have it placed? It needs to be outside with a clear view of the sky and it may take 20 mins or more to get an adequate sat fix following a reset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil View Post
    Simply add the basemap to the Garmin folder. Naming must be gmapbmap.img only.


    To fix the satellite problem it may be necessary to downgrade to a much lower version to force a non-vol clearance and then re-upgrade. But first, how long are you allowing it to seek sat signals and where do you have it placed? It needs to be outside with a clear view of the sky and it may take 20 mins or more to get an adequate sat fix following a reset.
    Hey Nel and catymag. Thank you both for this big support. After hard reset and basemap file the gps is working perfectly i just tried in my city. Thank you so much guys without you this would be just a piece of crap. Thank you a lot and good luck in the future! (I ready made a backup of the files, just in case)

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    Back up it's NV [nonvolatile memory] too. It's even more important than a files backup: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ].

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