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About tomtom70

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  • First Name Thomas

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model C-Max Mk2
  • Ford Year 2013
  • UK/Ireland Location Other/NonUK
  • Annual Mileage 0 to 5000
  • Interests Classic Cars
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  1. Dab display

    If the dab display refers to the multimedia display, it's the battery status of the connected phone.
  2. Ford S Max 2014 Sat Nav Question

    If you have no issues, no issues to upgrade the firmware, if you have no issues with the map, no need to update the map SD card (those are different things). Tomtom firmware will not work (this is not a Tomtom device), the correct Tomtom map SD will (the one for the Ford satnav, not any for Tomtom mobile devices).
  3. Electric windows issue

    You probably need to retrain the anti-pinch protection as described in the manual: Resetting the memory of the electric windows WARNING The anti-trap function is deactivated until you have reset the memory. After the battery has been disconnected from the vehicle you must reset the memory separately for each window: Note:On vehicles with a convertible top, the roof and doors must be fully closed before carrying out the following procedure. Lift and hold the switch until the window is fully closed. Release the switch. Lift the switch again for one more second. Push and hold the switch until the window is fully open. Release the switch. Lift and hold the switch until the window is fully closed. Open the window and try to close it automatically. Reset and repeat procedure if the window does not close automatically.
  4. GPS is shielded only by metall - so you can stow the antennaaway under plastic parts of the IP without issues.
  5. Bluetooth Streaming Crackle

    Is it the same with other phones? Do you get the same crackle when you use the Bluetooth connection for calls?
  6. Car radio display when off

    Yes - that's the intended design.
  7. The only brand I'm aware of is Zenec (ACR store brand): They do have some UK stores:
  8. Dsp Settings Not Holding

    If it is happening in the same source (as the settings are independent for FM, CD ...) it may need a software update (at the dealer).
  9. Speaker Upgrade Help - Coaxial Upgrade Non Ford

    If you already have tweeters, you don't want coax. They would lead to either having 2 tweeters running parallel, at reduced power, or the one in the coax being deactivated if there is a crossover. Depending on where exactly the factory system is lacking, you can either upgrade the woofers or the tweeters or both. The Ford systems are eq'd (frequency corrected) to the speakers and the cabin. I don't know what Nissan does - if it is the same with them, even nominally better speakers can give a worse result (if the frequency response is corrected where it is not necessary). You can try (and err) yourself, or find a trustworthy shop (or mate) who knows what they are doing. With the last upgrade I did myself, only changing the tweeters helped a lot for clarity and reduced distortion at higher levels. If you are looking at new woofers, the available depth is a major criterion in selection the correct replacement.
  10. Focus 2010 Sport Sat Nav

    FX and LSRNS are different names for the same thing. The FX name was dropped when Bosch sold off the Blaupunkt brand (and the Travelpilot trademark with it).
  11. 6000cd Bluetooth Oddity

    Do not pull any fuse before finding the radio code.
  12. 6000cd Bluetooth Oddity

    The Bluetooth unit might need a reset (by pulling the fuse).
  13. Sat Nav Settings

    Strange - they should synchronize either way. We're talking brand new S-Max (produced in Valencia, SatNav is MyFordTouch, ...), correct?
  14. Sat Nav Settings

    Try changing in the settings of the cluster instrument.
  15. What Storage Device For Music - Sync2?

    USB power will turn off with the radio, i.e., when you open any front door.