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SYNC 3 Does Not Use A SD Card For Navigation

SYNC Navigation SD Card

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#1 OFFLINE   Bill-N

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 11:39 AM

This today from OASIS:

 

2016 Multiple Vehicles Built With SYNC 3 – SYNC 3 Does Not Use A SD Card For Navigation Equipped Vehicles

 

2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 do not use a Navigation SD card. SD cards are not used on SYNC 3 systems and SD Cards are non-warrantable items for SYNC 3 equipped vehicles. If equipped with Navigation, the navigation map data resides in the SYNC 3 Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM). Unique APIMs are released for SYNC 3 Navigation equipped and non-Navigation equipped vehicles and these APIMs are not interchangeable. A Navigation APIM cannot be installed on a non-Navigation equipped vehicle in an attempt to add the option. Refer to the Owner Information literature, SYNC 3 Supplement, for SYNC 3 Navigation details and map update information.

 









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#2 OFFLINE   raadsel

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Posted 29 July 2015 - 12:19 PM

I really don't like the sound of this, particularly depending on how the maps are updated. Often, it seems if there is no SD card, maps must be updated by the dealer. Hopefully this isn't true with Sync 3 and, instead, you can get the update from the Ford Owner website or over a wireless connection. Of course, this still may require buying the update directly from Ford -- and makes me think they may have set it up this way to stop the 3rd party sales (such as from eBay) of the Navigation updates.








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