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Old 09-22-2015, 10:57 PM   #1
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I have a forester with in dash GPS. Unfortunately, it is mounted flat and not tilted toward the driver. ?It is difficult to see detailed info while driving. ?Also almost impossible to see wit sunglasses on. ?Anyone else experience this? Any solutions?
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Old 09-23-2015, 06:34 AM   #2
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Yep, but it does its job pretty good. I upgraded the software and added the satellite tuner features and it works well! I am considering adding a docking station for my iPad so I can use it for a GPS also....


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I have a forester with in dash GPS. Unfortunately, it is mounted flat and not tilted toward the driver. ?It is difficult to see detailed info while driving. ?Also almost impossible to see wit sunglasses on. ?Anyone else experience this? Any solutions?
That's why I have a Garmin sitting on the dash.
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Yep, but it does its job pretty good. I upgraded the software and added the satellite tuner features and it works well! I am considering adding a docking station for my iPad so I can use it for a GPS also....
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Ourflat. When you have time, could you see if your new software update can find this road for me. Wilshire Rd, West Jordan, UT. Our mapping software was last updated in 2012. Did you get the 2015 map software update? Also, do you have the in dash Jensen radio?
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My radio is the Magnadyne LCD 4.


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Old 09-23-2015, 05:28 PM   #6
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Haven't had any problem seeing mine 2015 Jensen and it has been on the mark evertime so far
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Haven't had any problem seeing mine 2015 Jensen and it has been on the mark everytime so far
Boso, do you have the latest 2015 map software update? Just trying to find someone that has the latest update to see if it can find Wilshire Rd, West Jordan, Utah. This road is in a new neighbor as of 2013. If so, I may update our map software. Thx, Ben
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I don't know when I got mine FR had not sent card with gps system received a new card in a week or so but I will go out and try the location you requested and let you know tomorrow before lunch
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Ben, I am picking up my coach this Friday. I am going to try and download update and save file for those who missed out on the 30 day update issue. Not sure if I can do it but I will try. I'm going to get a couple more micro sd cards and copy my files to them and then try to update all the cards if the other option doesn't work. I report back on my success.
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Thx Vwexpert and Boso.
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benagi I could not get the road to pop up I must not have the latest but I'm sure you could real close then go to iPhone for the newest road or if you have an updated garmin sorry
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vwexpert I would like to get in on that if possible
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Ben / Boso...I was able to download the latest map updates...can't find that address. I also can't find address in my Garmin. Can I get the address again. I was able to copy my original files from original sd card - copy them on a couple new sd cards and so far all have updated.
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Ben / Boso...I was able to download the latest map updates...can't find that address. I also can't find address in my Garmin. Can I get the address again. I was able to copy my original files from original sd card - copy them on a couple new sd cards and so far all have updated.
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Vwexpert, if you can try the following address:
6447 West Wilshire Park Avenue (9280 south) West Jordan, UT 84081

Got the above address from google map.

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I can't get it on iPhone either
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I got the address in West Jordan on both my iPhone's Google maps and my Garmin Nuvi. But I was unable to get it on the Nav Radio inn the Forester. My maps in the Forester are 2012. Any help Ben?
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I have problem with the app reading my card. I have the Jensen unit. This is their reply. "I understand that you are receiving an Irregular Shutdown message. To fix this, please first make sure that you shut down the navigation as it is described in the error message.

Should the message still appear, please find the 'save' folder on your SD card and delete the 'usage.chk' file from it.

Then, please connect your card to Naviextras Toolbox again and check whether the message has disappeared.

Could you please confirm if this has fixed your problem?"

So how do you shut down the nav system? Have not had a chance to try what she told me to try yet.
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I got the address in West Jordan on both my iPhone's Google maps and my Garmin Nuvi. But I was unable to get it on the Nav Radio inn the Forester. My maps in the Forester are 2012. Any help Ben?
Sage, thx for checking. Now we need to find someone that has the 2015 map update in their MH with a Jensen radio, to see if it can find that address.
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I have problem with the app reading my card. I have the Jensen unit. This is their reply. "I understand that you are receiving an Irregular Shutdown message. To fix this, please first make sure that you shut down the navigation as it is described in the error message.

Should the message still appear, please find the 'save' folder on your SD card and delete the 'usage.chk' file from it.

Then, please connect your card to Naviextras Toolbox again and check whether the message has disappeared.

Could you please confirm if this has fixed your problem?"

So how do you shut down the nav system? Have not had a chance to try what she told me to try yet.
Papap, I would presume you shutdown Naviextras on your computer, then click on the drive that has your sd card and goto that folder and find the usage.chk file and delete it. Then restart naviextras and see what happens.
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How to shut down the GPS in the Nav radio?

On our trip to Silver Strand in San Diego, I programmed in the destination. We also had my Garmin Nuvi programmed along with 2 iPhones using Google maps. We began listening to music on the radio and wanted to shut off the Nav radio's GPS. WE couldn't, and the DW began muting the volume, then the alerts and warnings as they were still beeping and interrupting the music. We tried shutting it off, but when we turn it back on, the nav function is still working.

I prefer the Garmin as it faces me instead of the Nav radio which faces to the rear. The DW uses her iPhone Google maps app as again the Nav radio is facing directly to the rear and is sometimes difficult to read and program for her. So how can you shut off the nav/gps once it's started and listen to music or use your bluetooth.
Oh, DW says there are NO rest stops in the menu of the Nav radio and she had to use Google maps for that.
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