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Title: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: sherjatt on September 19, 2009, 07:52:48 AM
i downloaded 2010 map and installed it on my 755t. the map works great but the lane assist doesnt pop up anymore.  it worked fine with orgional map around toronto area.  also traffic symbol comes on but when you press it and search for traffic or traffic on route, it doesn not show any traffic although some of the hwy are jammed. please someone help me with this and tell me where i can download compatible maps
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: Indrid Cold on September 19, 2009, 08:03:22 AM
Sorry, but you would have to get those from Garmin.
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: sherjatt on September 20, 2009, 10:55:30 AM
well it doesnt matter where i get it from i just want to know which one to get
Title: lane assist maps are different?
Post by: sherjatt on September 21, 2009, 07:54:31 PM
i downloaded 2010 navigator map and installed it on 755t. map works great except it doesnt show lane assist. is there diff map for lane assist? also why doesnt my gps give me updated traffic in toronto. it shows green traffic button but very little info.
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: Indrid Cold on September 22, 2009, 09:14:11 AM
well it doesnt matter where i get it from i just want to know which one to get

Maybe I didn't understand your first post. I thought you wrote that you had already downloaded a map. If you downloaded it from Garmin, you will need to contact Garmin if it isn't working correctly with your GPS. They support their own products.

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Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: alpine on September 23, 2009, 06:36:17 AM
As I understand it the lane assist only works in some areas. I would email Garmin Tech Support and ask them. Be sure to mention which areas were not showing lane assist.
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: -Oz- on September 28, 2009, 06:38:11 AM
same goes for traffic; it also only works in some areas.
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: Boyd on September 28, 2009, 10:49:28 AM
Well the traffic feature is limited to areas with FM signal coverage (assuming TMC traffic). The lane assist is dependent on map data. I can't put my finger on it, but I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that the downloadable map updates do not include the lane assist files, which are only available on DVD or pre-installed on the unit itself. But I could be wrong there...
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: sherjatt on September 30, 2009, 07:42:56 PM
See the thing is that the maps it came with orgionally 2009 showed lane change assist fine. and it popped up so many times while i was driving in toronto, however since i installed this new map 2010, it hasnt popped up at all even driving through same areas.  maybe theres an add on for units that shows lane assist?
Title: Re: 755t needs special map for lane assist?
Post by: alpine on October 01, 2009, 06:10:42 AM
I would contact Garmin Support. I don't think you received the correct map version for your unit. Or the unlock code isn't correct to display all the features for your unit.