• Announcements

    • Stoney871

      Posting in General Chat thread.   11/11/2017

      it has been noted that too many Members are posting messages in the General Chat area instead of the correct Forums. Any messages posted in the General Chat area that are not General Chat will be deleted without warning and offenders may recieve warning points if repeated instances are seen from that Member. There are plenty of different Club areas that encompass 99% of Ford related posts, please select and use the correct one. If anyone is not sure of which area to post something then feel free to P/M myself or other Senior Staff for guidance. The Moderating Staff are having to spend far too much time chasing this problem instead of maintaining the other areas of the forum.


Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'Sat Nav'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • Welcome to Ford Owners Club
    • Review your Ford
    • Discount Scheme
    • New Member Introductions
    • Was it you!? FOC Members Spotted!
    • General Ford Related Discussions
    • General Chat
    • Ford Guides
    • Show off your motor!
    • Car Insurance Discussions
  • Ford Models
    • Ford Fiesta Club
    • Ford Focus Club
    • Ford Mondeo / Vignale Club
    • Ford Mustang Club
    • Ford KA / StreetKA Club
    • Ford Kuga Club
    • Ford Edge Club
    • Ford B-Max Club
    • Ford C-Max Club
    • Ford S-Max Club
    • Ford Galaxy Club
    • Ford EcoSport Club
    • Ford Fusion Club
    • Ford Puma Club
    • Ford Escort Club
    • Ford Sierra Club
    • Classic Ford
    • Ford Transit Club
    • Ford Ranger Club
  • Buy & Sell
    • Club Cars For Sale
    • Ford Parts For Sale
    • Classifieds
    • General Items (Non Ford Related)
    • Wanted
    • eBay Finds
    • Buy & Sell Archive
  • Traders
    • Opie Oils
    • Mountune
    • Burton Power
    • Puma Speed
    • Revo
    • Visit Owners Club Insurance Page
    • Owners Club Finance
    • Advertise Here
    • Evans Halshaw ST-3 TDCI Deal
  • Ford Modifications and Projects
    • mountune Discussions
    • Photoshopped Ford Photos
    • Ford Project and Build Threads
    • Ford Modification Discussions
  • General Forums
    • Ford Owners Club Meets & Regional Discussion
    • Maintenance / Servicing / MOT Discussions
    • Dealer Problems & Consumer Advice
    • Technical Knowledge
    • Wheels & Tyres
    • Detailing your Ford
    • Audio & Electronics
    • General Site Requests
    • Computing, Gaming and Geeky
    • Dash Cam Videos
    • Ford Motorsport
  • Back Office
  • Ford How-To Guides

Categories

  • Ford Reviews
  • General Ford Guides - Modern Fords
  • Ford Fiesta Guides
  • Ford Buyers Guides
  • Ford Focus Guides
  • Ford Fusion Guides
  • Ford C-Max Guides
  • Ford S-Max Guides
  • Ford Ka Guides
  • Ford Mondeo Guides
  • Ford Kuga Guides
  • Ford Galaxy Guides
  • Ford Puma Guides
  • Ford Escort Guides

Calendars

  • Community Calendar

Categories

  • Articles

Found 47 results

  1. Media unit

    Just want to know if anyone has used one of these... Thinking of getting it for my fiesta but just want to know if they are worth the money... Also if they are as simple to install as it makes out lol Thanks
  2. Incoming Newbie

    Hi everyone. I'm picking up my 2014 Ford Fiesta this weekend. Its a Titanium X so full of gadgets :). Have any of you modified yours in anyway? I was also told when I paid for this that it has Sat Nav capabilities I just need an SD card with the software on, is that true? I've also attached a couple of photos :-).
  3. Hey all, I'm looking for details on how difficult it is to retrofit a Satnav to the 2015 Ford Focus. I currently have a Sync 2 8" head unit and find conflicting information online and also from my official ford retailer! Some say it requires an entirely new loom/wiring system where as others state that it may require activation only by a retailer and others specify a new head unit - does anyone have experience with this at all? Thanks in advance
  4. Hi, I just bought a ford focus titanium model (2015) and wanted to add sat nav. Rather than buy the sat nav from the dealer I foolishly bought a sat nav sd card from ebay here is the link to the item I bought: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/191658107200?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT I was wondering where I install this in the newest ford focus. I read online that there was something in the glove box or attached to the unit but I can't find anything. There is a Sd Card slot in the arm rest, when I inserted the SD Card here nothing happened. Anyone know how you install the sat nav updates to the latest model of Ford Focus. All I can get from google is vague links about older models. Thanks so much in advance. David
  5. So I have a fiesta black edition 2015, and it has the big standard stereo fitted with the blue screen. I want to change it from that to the ford unit with the screen which is coloured and has a sat nav installed. Is this possible? Has any one else done this? I will add pictures of what I mean. i want the standard ford sat nav system just to specify again. Does anyone know if this will work?
  6. Hi is there anyone who can give me advice? my sat nav doesn’t fully work as in when you put an address in sometimes a message will pop up saying ‘this address doesn’t exist’ or ‘send to middle of range’ now Ford has given me a new SD card to no avail and now they have turned around and said there’s nothing they can do?? surely I have some rights as the product was faulty to begin with? Its a focus 2015 newer model thanks Geth
  7. As title, can anyone give me a definitive answer as to whether a sync-era display and sony branded radio can be fitted to a non-sync (BT/VC system) car, and bluetooth still work - less bothered about nav voice control, but voice control in general I could also do with keeping functional. Thanks Mark
  8. Sat Nav update! - Sync 2

    Hi How do you update the maps etc with Sync 2? There seems to be a few links suggesting this is possible, but not found an answer yet. I have a 66 plate Ford Focus. The SD card has for the Sat Nav has a F5 sticker on it. I have loaded this into my computer and have found that the version text file states the map is dated 2013:03:15. Some 4 years out of date!! I decided to get a car with Sat Nav included as I cover a lot of miles in areas I am not familiar with. I have found that so many times the Sat Nav cannot find the address I need, so have to use Google Maps and then try to find on my Sync 2. (Very time consuming)! I have come across many new roads and motorways which simply don't exist, so it looks like I am ploughing through fields! and hence can't calculate an efficient route. At my service last week, my local Ford dealer said there are no updates. Really!! If this uses TomTom maps, there must me a way to keep up to date, surely? Any help on this, or links to update files would be a great help. Thanks
  9. New member

    Hi all. Having been a Ford owner most of my life, I am now on my fifth Focus - I wanted one as soon as they came out and have never been disappointed with any of them. I would like to know what the latest Ford Sync Satnav version is. I purchased the car around 18 months ago with SD card version 4 and recently purchased, what I though would be the most up to date version 7 for 2017. A new by-pass road was finished near Torquay almost two years ago with the construction starting some five years ago. Given the 'newness' of the satnav version, I assumed this road would already be on it. Alas, no. My query is, what is, realistically, the latest version of Ford's Sync Satnav and how actually 'up to date' are they?
  10. Hi guys and girls! Im new to this site and new to ford. I have a 2011 ford focus sport, with built in sat nav, with ford micro sd car, bought it recently and sat nav was in full working order, until my battery went, i got it changed by AA and since then ive hada problem with it loading onto the sat nav search screen it says its loading abd please by careful on the road etc but keeps the same loading screen on. Can anybody help? My sat nav isnt touch screen.
  11. Afternoon All, I've just taken delivery of a new Fiesta Red Edition. She's a beaut, and unlike my previous Red Edition this one has an integrated Sat Nav. The only problem is, after plugging in my trusty dash cam next to the mirror, I've noticed that as long as the dash cam is plugged in, the sat nav reads 'GPS' and it thinks that I'm driving around over fields and through the oceans. As soon as I unplug the dash cam, it works flawlessly! After looking around I'm lead to believe that the GPS antenna must be located in the black box next to the rear-view mirror (I've read that this is the location for post-2013 Fiestas only) - does anyone have a diagram or can anyone confirm this? Has anyone else had this issue? If so, where does everyone else put their dash cam??
  12. Hi All, recently i have just visit one guy that is a really great technician and programmer when it comes to Ford vehicles. Last few months he spent digging with SYNC3 devices and he finally found a way how to add the Sat Nav into nonNAV version of SYNC 3. So i thought that at least i can give you all an info that it is really possible and what it takes to retrofit the navigation in SYNC3. TheEU nonNAV version of SYNC3 usually should already be equipped with GPS antenna (as it was also with SYNC2). Also it has an internal 16GB e.MMC memory where it is not possible to retrofit the navigation (small space for EU maps). That is why a soldering is involved. 1. A new 64GB e.MMC memory is needed 2. Then we have to open the APIM module and remove the original 16GB e.MMC card. 3. We need to have a special e.MMC card reader and clone the data from 16GB card to a new 64GB card. 4. Setting the serial number ESN to a new memory 5. Solder the new e.MMC memory to the APIM 6. Another custom installation update package with navi maps + navi app will be installed 7. Test if everything works After connecting the APIM module later to a Ford's server they will be able to recognize it as a NAV version and will also provide you MAP updates for future and any Ford dealer can later perform also standard NAV updates. So actually the Sat Nav will be retrofitted as from the factory. Yeah, the retrofit of the navigation is for real not so easy as it is with SYNC 2 and involves much more time, gadgets and patient. The guy has only done it to few of his friends. But i have asked him if he maybe will not be willing to do it for others from around the Europe. So maybe if somebody from here will be interested PM me and i can ask him for his time but really have no idea how much would he charge for it @Admins: if this topic somehow violates the rules, please delete it :)
  13. Is there anyway of retro fitting this unit into 2014 st? As you can see it's a touch screen unit with sd card reader and wiring loom. My car has sync1 the unit is sync2. Any my help would be great as I've bought it and should have researched things a bit better first. Thanks in advance.
  14. Ford Focus ST Line

    Is it possible to retro install the Sat Nav software onto Sync consol?
  15. Ford Focus ST Line

    Is it possible to retro install the Sat Nav software onto Sync consol?
  16. 59 Plate ford focus Sat nav/USB

    I have a 2.0 tdci ford focus 2009 i have the aux and usb ports in the armrest in centre console but they seem to be intermittent or not connecting at all also same with bluetooth i have a iphone 6 and was wondering if it needs new software (the car sat nav) any body else had these problems?
  17. Hi there, I'm pretty new on here although I've been a member on and off for years. I have a 2011 (61) Fiesta Zetec 1.4 auto which I'm 'updating'. Btw, I'm 47 so this could be a mid life crisis in disguise! It is, obviously, pre-facelift I've fitted the part leather seats from a 2014/15 titanium and also installed the black fascia Ford Sat Nav DAB system. I figured out the seat wiring differences too. Heres the problem. My old Ford stereo set up had factory Bluetooth and worked great. I've now fitted the later system and I can't find Bluetooth on it and my iPhone doesn't see the audio system either. I CAN find SYNC options on the MENU screen but I cannot get in to them. Am I missing a piece of hardware? Or just a few marbles and failing to see an obvious solution? Also, while the sat nav worked straight away (and, my God, the screen is gorgeous compared with my old red LED screen!), I cannot get the display to show time and date. The dashes are there --:-- for time and --.--.---- for date and I've tried changing the DATE/TIME settings from manual to auto GPS but it doesn't make a difference. Oh, and my VOICE button no longer works. Again, am I missing something physical or mental? Lastly, on the back of the screen are 3 connectors. Red, black and blue. The blue one is gps and I've added an antenna. Anyone know what the other two are for? Any help or advice would be great, thank you. Andy
  18. So for my little project car I've bought a Ford Nav unit, screen, DAB head unit, new facia and a SYNC module. I'm going to retrofit this neat little package to my Mk7 Fiesta. Now everyone I have spoke to has told me this is impossible and can't be done even though nobody has attempted it to the best of their knowledge I know a few on here have with some success. Tried speaking to dealers to see if it I can buy the separate pieces of the jigsaw for me to put back together but all seem uninterested in helping me with my queries. So does anyone here know if the SYNC lead is a separate wire or is it part of the harness behind the dashboard? And would anyone happen to have a wiring diagram for a vehicle with SYNC so I could figure this system out? I'm struggling to find a diagram for a UK spec vehicle and Google searches throw up results for US spec Ford Explorers. Oh and does anyone know what the Pink + black FAKRA connectors on the back of the screen are for? Many thanks
  19. Hello everyone, I have a 2011 plate Mk4.5 Titanium X mondeo and I recently purchased a OEM Touchscreen nav unit that came out of a scrapped 2012 plate Zetec business. I fitted the unit and as expected it asked for a PIN which i obtained and entered but it didnt work, I then found a PIN from a separate source that turned out to be the same as the first PIN and apparantly correct. I've since been informed that these units are VIN locked to the vehicle it came out of but have no idea how to enter my VIN into the unit! 3 local ford dealers were no help and a local ICE specialist says it cant be reprogrammed but there must be someone out there with the knowlwdge to help me...i have spent £500 so far with no luck...HELP please
  20. Hello one and all. I am having a small problem with the build-in sat nav on my Kuga and I'm hoping there is someone here that can help. I recently bought a second-hand Kuga from 2014. It comes with built-in sat-nav using a Sony system. For some reason, when trying to enter a destination it will only allow me to enter the postcode and not the district. I have tried re-setting the unit in the hope this might clear any stored programmes from the car's previous owner, but to no avail. I am hoping you can offer a solution to this problem, as sometimes I don't know the postcode of where I am going (sometimes, I just like going for a drive to somewhere nonspecific but would like to go to a particular county). Can anyone offer any advice on how to solve this issue? Thanks.
  21. Fiesta Black Edition GPS

    Has anyone else had any bother with their sat nav/GPS on a fiesta ecoboost? My car just keeps saying that there is no GPS signal and when I go on the map or navigation it can't pick up a signal or find me therefore cannot use these functions? Anyone had similar problems? If so what did you do to sort it? cheers
  22. Hope I'm posing this in the right forum but I'm looking to upgrade the standard Sat Nav CD player that comes with the 2010 Focus to something with DAB radio. Obviously I don't want to lose the sat nav feature so I need something which would fit which has both sat nav and DAB. I've googled a pic of the Sat Nav CD unit which I currently have. Any help much appreciated - please note, I have very little idea about car audio etc!
  23. GPS input

    I have a Mondeo Business Edition 2013 model and are travelling to France shortly, what I wont to know is how to set the sat nav to accept GPS coordinates to find campsites, read the manual but doesn`t seem very clear, not even sure you can do it on my sat nav. as no options appear on the screen. anybody advise please.
  24. Muprichard

    Got my new 2016 focus on Thursday. On Sunday the console began switching itself off with a banner appearing across the display saying battery saver- switching off. Is there anyway I can fix this or is a dealership job. I'm a complete novice when it comes to cars and they didn't have any manuals left as they said there was a back log. Many thanks.
  25. Hi all, I have just replaced my Sony DAB single CD unit in my 2014(64) S-Max with the Touch Screen Sat Nav Unit. I know that this came from a 2012 car originally and that it was working without any issues. All functions appear to work fine except for the voice control does not recognise any commands and the parking sensors fail to beep either front or rear. I have checked the connections which are all secure and the functionality of the climate control and radio controls, Ipod, Sat Nav etc all work fine. I am pretty sure that the parking sensors share the speakers with the stereo unit and that the voice control system is slightly different from the Sony unit too. Has anyone else come across this problem at all, or know what it might be? I was thinking it is a firmware or software compatibility issue and if so, what do i need to do to make it all work together? Many thanks guy and girls Regards John