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Old 11-01-2015, 07:44 PM   #21
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we have a 2013 3170DS too and The Magna Dyne has never worked properly. Thinking of trying to find a replacement system.
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Old 11-01-2015, 08:28 PM   #22
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Well, now it's working FINE!

I still think I have a problem somewhere that I need to check.

Also, I forgot about this, but in order to get DVD's to play through the ceiling speakers, you have to turn the volume down on the TV and turn the volume up on the MagnaDyne.
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Old 11-01-2015, 08:48 PM   #23
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Oh yeah. Thank you all for your help and suggestions. I printed them out to try when it acts up again, but I think the problem is elsewhere and pertains to my dead coach battery (which went dead during the time the body shop had it....)
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Old 11-01-2015, 09:11 PM   #24
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I recommend you do a software/firmware update from Magnadyne. The updates are free, maps cost.
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With regard to your coach battery,if any wet battery is discharged below 50%,it will never recharge to 100%, maybe 95%, but the reserve capacity will be compromised.. If is run to 0%,it will never recharge much above 50%. These numbers are for true deep cycle batterys. If its a starting battery the numbers will be significanty lower.Another thing to look at is the water level in the battery. If the plates are exposed and it was run down to 0%,you may as well just get a new one.If it is a sealed battery, it has a better chance of survival.
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Old 11-02-2015, 01:10 AM   #26
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HOw do I do that? Do I have to take anything apart? I read something in the owners manual about doing updates. Don't I need a small card, and where would I plug in the small card?

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Old 11-02-2015, 01:12 AM   #27
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That's what I'm thinking....

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With regard to your coach battery,if any wet battery is discharged below 50%,it will never recharge to 100%, maybe 95%, but the reserve capacity will be compromised.. If is run to 0%,it will never recharge much above 50%. These numbers are for true deep cycle batterys. If its a starting battery the numbers will be significanty lower.Another thing to look at is the water level in the battery. If the plates are exposed and it was run down to 0%,you may as well just get a new one.If it is a sealed battery, it has a better chance of survival.
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HOw do I do that? Do I have to take anything apart? I read something in the owners manual about doing updates. Don't I need a small card, and where would I plug in the small card?
On the front of the unit (older units card is in the back) there is a card slot.
Remove the card and and place it in a computer card slot (Windows only).
Go to this web site to update “http://www.igomyway.com/mapupdates-
and-extras”. All the information on how to do this is in the Magnadyne manual.
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HOw do I do that? Do I have to take anything apart? I read something in the owners manual about doing updates. Don't I need a small card, and where would I plug in the small card?
I posted an incorrect link for updating your unit. Here is the correct link.
https://www.naviextras.com/shop/portal

I would also call Magnadyne and they can help you with the firmware update.
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Old 11-02-2015, 03:31 PM   #30
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Just wondering, my mag has been working fine it is about three yrs old. Are the updates to the firmware worth it. By that will it operate any differently, more features or is it internal, if not why bother is my question. The old adage is, if it ain't broke......
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