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    Default BMW in-car sat nav help.

    Hi guys

    Visited my brother in the US last week and he has BMW 5 series with built in sat nav.

    Now it's at least 5 years old and he mentioned in passing that he doesn't use the sat nav because the maps are out of date and forking out for a new set isn't worth it as he can use google maps on his phone.

    I assume if these maps come on a DVD/cd they can be 'downloaded' from various places. Can someone give me a clue of what I should be searching for?

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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    From BMW of course but the manufacturers sell these units through various 3rd parties without the BMW brand, Check the Rover user group (I'll have a look when I get a chance) as a guy on there sells many of them for Rover 75 etc (BMW Made vehicle) I reckon the DVDs will be available ok though...
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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    Have a look on here... [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    I looked for an updated disc for my skoda sat nav, looked in all the normal places with no luck.

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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    I have updated a mates M3 once (back in say 2007) and it was just a regular DVD... Did take some searching. Always easier when you have the origianl DVD for you can then find out about the manufacturer and contents of the disc

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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    I downloaded one from tinternet for my X5 which had the map, POI's & Postcode's updated stuckit on a dvd and it worked fine

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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    Thanks for the info guys, lots of european maps but the US maps comes in 2 dvd's by the looks of it. Can only seem to find an old copy of west america nothing for East although there is some on on ebay that may be of use.

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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    autogpsdvds is run by a guy in Canada, has he not got them?
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    Default Re: BMW in-car sat nav help.

    Thanks blaggard, I haven't tried contacting him yet. But didn't appreciate that he was in Canada.


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