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Thread: 2005 STS Nav issues

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    galvez83 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    2005 STS Nav issues

    Alright, everyone i seem to be having an issue with my sts upgraded reg radio to a nav unit. To start the scree never point north (have a gps antenna) and is never in sync with the road. I have to constantly calibrate and when i exit the menu the cursor goes back to being messed up. I have no voice and the bluetooth does not work but that doesnt bother me for now. I just to resolve this issue because its bothersome like crazy....thanx.


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    Whatever led you to believe this was plug an play is a way wrong. Search please.

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    Re: 2005 STS Nav issues

    I was not led to believe anything. I did the work and upgraded the nav, and the search btw was done was before i took the time to write the post.

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    Keep trying you'll find it

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    Re: 2005 STS Nav issues

    Chances are you've got the wrong antenna. You won't get voice guidance or Bluetooth without being a pioneer.

    The VR is essentially useless, anyway, so that's no loss. A Lockpick is the way to go.

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    Re: 2005 STS Nav issues

    Is there any aftermarket tint to your windshield? Anything metallic can intefere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EChas3 View Post
    The VR is essentially useless, anyway, so that's no loss.
    Agreed, and annoyed. The VR in my 02 DTS was flawless with its factory Nav, the STS VR is junk.
    Oh and the tint on my car made the gps signal more reliable.

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    Without the vss wire connected the nav will never fiction period.


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