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Garmin-nuvi-3490lmt-455502.33475993
9.1 out of 10

Garmin Nuvi 3490LMT

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin Nuvi 3490LMT

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Overall 2
2.0

Stay away from Garmin

zxlc29, Amazon
28 December 2013
Overall 2
2.0

Too many glitches

DmKa, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Excellent display and lots of useful features. Several major issues. Frequent navigation errors - the unit often chooses a clearly suboptimal route, especially in urban areas. Trouble finding satellites on mountain roads - a lot more trouble than my old Garmin had. Delayed display updates after turns - if there are two turns in close proximity, the display will often show me making the first one when in fact I am already past it and trying to figure out where to go next.
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

FoolsRushIn, Walmart
30 March 2013
  • Summary: I was so excited to get this so I could use the Bluetooth option! First thing I did was paired it to my iphone! It blew my iphone speakers out so I couldn't use anything on my phone that used the speakers! If you have an iPhone I would not purchase this Garmin! Cost me $250 to replace my iphone from The apple store. I'm sure Garmin won't do anything about it but I'm going to try! Took it back to walmart the next day!
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

AA007, Walmart
24 March 2013
  • Summary: When I try to enter my house on the GPS, it can't find my house. One time the exit to the highway was on the right, as was also clearly indicated on the the GPS screen. However, as I approached the exit (off-ramp), the voice kept telling me that the exit was on the left. And almost all the time say the wrong side to arrive on the right side - for destination on left side. Did you know Walmart.com return policy on GPS is only 15 days?
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

AA007, Walmart
24 March 2013
  • Summary: When I try to enter my house on the GPS, it can't find my house. One time the exit to the highway was on the right, as was also clearly indicated on the the GPS screen. However, as I approached the exit (off-ramp), the voice kept telling me that the exit was on the left. And almost all the time say the wrong side to arrive on the right side - for destination on left side. Did you know Walmart.com return policy on GPS is only 15 days?
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Overall 2
2.0

Nuvi 3490LMT. VERY Dissapointed With This Unit

David J Pruiett, Amazon
19 March 2012
  • Summary: I have had this unit for appx. 6 weeks but have been very disappointed with the navigation and with the voice recognition features. With regards to the navigation issues.. I was attempting to drive on a major East-West highway (I-40) here in North Carolina and the unit continually re-routed me stating that the road was closed ahead. I ignored the directions and continued on to find (as I knew) that the highway was not closed, was not under contruction, or anything else.
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Overall 2
2.0

Garmin GPS dissappointment - Don't spend your money on this!

R. Burdiez "RB", Amazon
19 February 2012
  • Summary: I used to own a Magellan 860 which I loved - it gave me turn by turn directions, lane assist and the option of chosing routes. This GPS - does not provide turn by turn, I cannot chose routes - many times it has taken me the long way around, for lane assist it is not always specific. My experience has not been good thus far - I have lost confidence in this device mainly because I have passed my destination numerous times.
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Overall 2
2.0

Nuvi 3490 - few features

Lewis Clanton "rlewiscl", Amazon
3 February 2012
  • Summary: I have had a Nuvi 1690 for a couple of years. My daughter was going away to college so I gave it to her and purchased a new 3490 for myself. What a disappointment. Most of the features that I enjoyed on my 1690 don't exist on the 3490. The 3490 has no NuLink connected services (ie, Fuel Prices, Google Search, White Pages, Flight Status, etc.) The display is better but that was not worth what was lost.
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Overall 2
2.0

Error message: "Cannot calculate the route"

Black Knight "Bravovitez", Amazon
8 January 2012
  • Summary: This is a horrible device. I used Garmin's products for years and i never had a problem. Either their software or their maps are faulty. It seems to me that Garmin is trying to create a fancy device and yet they are creating unreliable trash. I had to return my older device 3790LMT because it kept freezing (while i was driving through NY - we were so scared...) My device is only 4 days old and i can't use it because it cannot calculate any route from home or to home.
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Overall 2
2.0

Useless if you live or go through the Washington DC area

Karen, Amazon
6 January 2012
  • Summary: This device will not calculate any route that goes through the intersection of I-495(Capital Beltway) and Route 267(the Dulles Toll Road)outside the Washington, DC area. That intersection is missing from the maps. For example, anyone who lives east of Dulles Airport cannot use the machine to get to the airport, and anyone who is at Dulles Airport cannot use the machine to get into DC.
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