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Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, GPS is junk in Cadillac Escalade Forums; Is it just mine or is the gps not accurate with streets and towns. I understand they need updated time ...
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    GPS is junk

    Is it just mine or is the gps not accurate with streets and towns. I understand they need updated time to time but, I have streets in town that have been here since 1922. Same with towns. We have a town called Barnard, small town fourty miles from where we live. The gps said you have reached your destination in the middle of the highway. The town was 15 miles away. Who did cadillac use as a vendor to program these disks.? And will a undated disk fix this and where to get them.also you can't put in a destination while moving. Is there away to bypass that feature.

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    Re: GPS is junk

    You can buy an updated navigation disk for $200.00

    http://www.navigation.com/is-bin/INT...dillackywterms

    You can wire in an on/off switch to the vss wire on your nav unit. When you activate the switch, it will freeze the navigation (fooling it to think you are not moving) you enter your address and then turn the switch back off and your navigation will update.

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    Re: GPS is junk

    The nav in my 2005 does suck! It's slow, hard to use and not very accurate, even with an updated disc. I just use a portable Garmin if I need directions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by taylor2000
    Yes it is very confusing and can't program while moving. You wouldn't think cadillac would of installed such poor quality gps. I found a update cd on the internet for free. Yeah 2012 update. Just need to burn it to a Disk it will read.
    The program during moving is illegal and is a safety concern in gm's eyes as far as the quality I haven't used the GPS yet so I don't know about it much yet(mainly use my iPhone when I need GPS)

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    Re: GPS is junk

    Next person that references torrents or downloading / copying copyrighted material gets banned.

    ----cadillacman you know better!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrHolland
    Next person that references torrents or downloading / copying copyrighted material gets banned. ----cadillacman you know better!!!
    I am in the pc business so I tend to let stuff slip when it comes to stuff like that my mistake

    I only use the software to copy stuff I own so I have a back up copy in case the main copy gets damaged(which in my line of work happens a lot)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrHolland
    Next person that references torrents or downloading / copying copyrighted material gets banned. ----cadillacman you know better!!!
    that trains never late lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by wesyder
    that trains never late lol
    Tell me about it

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    Re: GPS is junk

    Quote Originally Posted by the cadillac man View Post
    I only use the software to copy stuff I own so I have a back up copy in case the main copy gets damaged(which in my line of work happens a lot)
    Excellent idea. I've had CDs damaged to where they won't be read anymore. A copy saves you from buying another for $150 or more!

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    Re: GPS is junk

    Sorry I'd buy a legit one if it would gauruntee there would towns more accurate then 30 miles from where there at or streets with proper names. Sorry if I sound harsh don't wanna be and I don't wanna be banned. Garminnand others don't have near the issues as this one has given us. More less a useless gps.

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    Can we get a discount on the update disk if we are good boys

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