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Here's the deal, When I drive in town, it seems that the Circle with the red triangle is is way off. I know I have it zoomed in all the way and the circle represents 150ft.

In town for instance, when I am in the middle of an intersection it shows me that I'm in the middle of the block, and I confirmed that it is using GPS by look at the scale on the screen, I am assuming it is able to see the satellite if it says that?

Sometimes it's pretty close and sometimes it's way off, anyone else having these problems? Is there a setting I need to change?
 

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I notice the same thing with my nav system.

Since GPS triangulates, when you stop, the satallelites are continueing to try and get a bead on you, since you are not moveing, the arrow will move slightly and likely spin, it happens will alot of GPS units.

If it is happening while moving, then something is wrong, and I would assume there will be a fix disc sent out or available soon.
 

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Since GPS triangulates, when you stop, the satallelites are continueing to try and get a bead on you, since you are not moveing, the arrow will move slightly and likely spin, it happens will alot of GPS units.

If it is happening while moving, then something is wrong, and I would assume there will be a fix disc sent out or available soon.
Yes it's happening as I move as well, right when I am moving in the middle of the intersection, it markes me in the halfway point of the block.
 

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have any of you calibrated your nav system yet? most of the time, people that have brand new nav systems recalibrate them before using them. the nav system should have a built-in option for recalibration. it takes about five minutes.
 

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Since GPS triangulates, when you stop, the satallelites are continueing to try and get a bead on you, since you are not moveing, the arrow will move slightly and likely spin, it happens will alot of GPS units.

If it is happening while moving, then something is wrong, and I would assume there will be a fix disc sent out or available soon.

umm.. the sats do not get a bead on you.. the system sees the sats and calculates off of your coordinates.
 

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The thing is, sometimes the NAV is pretty much on, and in some other times it's way off. I am sure some of you with the NAV can help me with it. I tried to recalibrate it, but didn't work or save the setting.
 

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The thing is, sometimes the NAV is pretty much on, and in some other times it's way off. I am sure some of you with the NAV can help me with it. I tried to recalibrate it, but didn't work or save the setting.
take it too the dealer you bought it from, they should look at it and also give a walk through on how it works, if you have any questions.
 

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I just bought mine yesterday so my experience is limited. On the way home from the dealer, I played with the nav. Cruising down I-5, it was hard for the voice recognition to input my home address as the destination. However once in, it gave great directions. I ignored some advised turns since I know how to get home already. I was very surprised that the system was able to adjust when I didn't listen to it!
 

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I just bought mine yesterday so my experience is limited. On the way home from the dealer, I played with the nav. Cruising down I-5, it was hard for the voice recognition to input my home address as the destination. However once in, it gave great directions. I ignored some advised turns since I know how to get home already. I was very surprised that the system was able to adjust when I didn't listen to it!
Bug, congrats and I have drove all over WA with mine, you will find that the NAV is spot on everwhere in this state. Oh and if she warns you that a road is closed seasonally, trust her....I learned the hard way, all the way around Mt St Helens.
 

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The directions were amazing. Well timed and extremely accurate. She even tells you when it is a sharp or not so sharp turn. I wouldn't call her voice sexy but at least it is not annoying.

You got to love the roads in WA. Never a shortcut when you need one. I bet you ran into a few elk up there!
 

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I wouldn't call her voice sexy but at least it is not annoying.
Try putting her on French, oooo La La.;) You might want to have a towel with you.:D :tu:
 

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There isn't a problem with the Nav. I've had a Nav unit in my car since 2000 (2001 model) and it is perfectly normal that in some areas -- especially those that are densely populated with many freeways, roads, etc. -- it may not get your info correct on the map. Nothing you can do on your end. It is often a result of miscalculation due to timing issues with your GPS' processing in "pinging" the satellites. It will fix itself, but I do find that this problem tends to happen with my system when the weather is a little strange. Usually very hot days or with really high humidity. But nothing unusual in any case...:D
 
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