Montana 700 - No Vehicle Folder

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    revrnd

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    I'm trying to add a custom vehicle icon. I'm told I have to open my GPS via Windows & copy the icon file ( a .srf file) to a folder marked Vehicle. However when I do this, there is no folder marked Vehicle. Any suggestions?

    TIA
     
    revrnd, Jan 4, 2024
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    When it's plugged into the computer, what folders do you see inside the Garmin folder?
    Are you able to change the vehicle in settings via Map Setup > Advanced Setup > Vehicle?
     
    LostAgain, Jan 5, 2024
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    I would expect to find the /Vehicle folder in the root (top) directory not the /Garmin folder of your Montana like this :-

    root.jpg

    If the /Vehicle folder is not present you could create one, however your Montana would presumably be looking somewhere else in order to find it's *.srf files, so it may not help, I would expect this folder to contain maybe 6 or 7 srf files
     
    Nuvi-Nebie, Jan 6, 2024
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    With the 700 series Montana the Vehicle folder is not in the root directory, but inside the Garmin folder, it contains about about a dozen default vehicles/files.



    garmin-root.png

    garmin-folder.png
     
    LostAgain, Jan 7, 2024
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    Ah OK file structures obviously vary from one product to another
     
    Nuvi-Nebie, Jan 7, 2024
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    Yeah it seems they do vary between devices, I don't have a Nuvi but I have a Montana 610, Montana 700 and a GPSMAP 276CX and each of those it's inside the Garmin folder.
     
    LostAgain, Jan 8, 2024
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