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The Garmin Zumo 550 manual disc is a little incomplete- I think. I got the Garmin GXM30 antenna installed. GPS works great phone works great, XM works great. I did subscribe to XM Weather also. I cannot figure out how to bring up the radar maps on the screen . Anyone able to describe how? Thank you
 

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HINT: There's a reason why you can't find anything about "radar maps" in the manual. Can you guess why?
 

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Astute Reader you are correct. I am wrong. I am getting a Zumo 665 withX40 antenna. I have a fellow rider who already offered me a fair price for the 550
 

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Astute Reader you are correct. I am wrong. I am getting a Zumo 665 withX40 antenna. I have a fellow rider who already offered me a fair price for the 550
There you go; nothing like a happy ending. You will like the 665.
 

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Hey Laen,

XM "weather" does not work on the 550. You will need to subscribe to the XM "traffic" which will give some weather info. Yeah, I know, doesn't sound right but that is the only weather you can get on the 550.

I tried on my 550 and it would not work. Same GXM30 antenna will give you radar on the 378/478 series but not on the 550. Must be something in the 550 that causes that then.

But, the 665 will give you the radar weather . . .
 

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Greetings!

I like my Zumo 550 as well. There are only two reasons why I will be replacing it with the Zumo 665: I want the advanced weather capabilities of the 665 and I want a bigger display.
 
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