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Forum: Electrical 01-25-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Hello all. I am back from the dealership and they...

Hello all. I am back from the dealership and they tell me there is nothing they can do for this garbage navigation system. They checked a few other units on the lot that have the 730N radio installed...
Forum: Electrical 01-21-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Hi again. Today i received the 2013 Map Update...

Hi again. Today i received the 2013 Map Update from Navteq and installed it.
Just as I assumed would happen, with update installed, nothing changed in the routing problems this unit has. It still...
Forum: Electrical 01-16-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Hello all. I was paid back by the dealership for...

Hello all. I was paid back by the dealership for the Navteq map update, because of the issues I raised with them and nothing has been resolved so far. I am still waiting for the map update disks to...
Forum: Electrical 12-20-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
I am not sure of all the differences between the...

I am not sure of all the differences between the 730N and the 430N but I do know the 430N has a Garmin based GPS and it works 1000 times better than the navigation on the 730N.


SASKRT - I...
Forum: Electrical 12-20-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
The map update is tied to the VIN and as far as I...

The map update is tied to the VIN and as far as I know that will make the activation code different for each one. The dealership, after they realized how poor the 730N navigation was started ordering...
Forum: Electrical 12-19-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Hi again all and Merry Christmas. I just found...

Hi again all and Merry Christmas.
I just found out yesterday that there is complimentary 2013 Map update available for the 730N RHR but it is only available to vehicle manufactured between Jan. 1,...
Forum: Electrical 10-22-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Spud67
You might want to reconsider the 730N and go with...

You might want to reconsider the 730N and go with the 430N. If I had the option of ordering a truck instead I bought off the lot and ended up with the peice of garbage for navigation on the 730N....
Forum: Electrical 09-14-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
I say it again, I do not want something sitting...

I say it again, I do not want something sitting on my dash or suction cup to the windshield for navigation. The truck was on the lot and had the RHR in it, if I ordered it, I would not have the...
Forum: Electrical 09-13-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Roving Volunteer - once again I state that the...

Roving Volunteer - once again I state that the system really sucks for use in Canada, it probably works great in the US but I live, work and drive in Canada. My Garmin Handheld works better than this...
Forum: Electrical 09-12-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
BigE3, the part of Canada I live in there is no...

BigE3, the part of Canada I live in there is no traffic link option available on this unit, only with Sirius from the US systems not Canadian. I know the maps are more up to date in the US than they...
Forum: Electrical 06-08-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Just talked with Chrysler Canada again. There is...

Just talked with Chrysler Canada again. There is no resolution to this navigation routing problem and they are not willing to replace this media center system with a Garmin based navigation system. I...
Forum: Electrical 05-30-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
I have talked to several dealerships and to the...

I have talked to several dealerships and to the customer support at Chrysler with no results. I am calling customer support again this week to keep the pressure on because I am not going to give up...
Forum: Electrical 02-11-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
River7rat - I bought mine in Regina at Triple...

River7rat - I bought mine in Regina at Triple Seven and it was on the lot. I looked at Redcoat but there was not much on the lot I liked. Triple Seven is willing to have me try an update from NAVTEQ...
Forum: Electrical 02-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Well, the dealership will not change out the 730N...

Well, the dealership will not change out the 730N to the 430N because they will have to buy the 430N and they will not get a credit for the 730N plus they have to pay the lobor cost to have a service...
Forum: Electrical 02-05-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Back to the dealership again on Monday to talk to...

Back to the dealership again on Monday to talk to the sales rep. I bought the truck through as well as the sale manager. I will also get the service department manager involved if I have to.

I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Interior Modifications - Custom Audio / Video 01-30-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By Spud67
I bought my 2012 Loghorn on Dec. 16 and it was...

I bought my 2012 Loghorn on Dec. 16 and it was 2.110. I upgraded shortly after I bought it thinking it would fix the NAV problems I am dealing with but it never made a difference.

The NAV routed...
Forum: Electrical 01-19-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
No new updates on this problem from my dealership...

No new updates on this problem from my dealership service department. I emailed Navteq again to see what is included in the new update due out in the spring. The reply was:

"Thank you for...
Forum: Electrical 01-09-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Yes the 430N RHB is a Garmin based unit and it is...

Yes the 430N RHB is a Garmin based unit and it is right on the money with routing. I was at the dealership today and tried a RHB in the showroom in a new 2012 van and it routed from Regina, SK to...
Forum: Electrical 01-06-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Here is the latest information I have received...

Here is the latest information I have received about this routing problem with these new radio/nav systems in the newest vehicles.

Email from NAVTEQ:

"Thank you for contacting NAVTEQ.
...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,527
Posted By Spud67
I will be adding the same ones on Monday at the...

I will be adding the same ones on Monday at the dealership. The dealer will not install the modled splash guards because lot sof people that buy trucks there travel on gravel roads and the gravel...
Forum: 2012 Dodge Ram Forum 01-03-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Spud67
Hey there, congrats on the new Longhorn, bought...

Hey there, congrats on the new Longhorn, bought on myself just before Christmas.
Test the routing on the navigation system and see how far it takes you out of the way on some trips. Check out my...
Forum: Electrical 12-30-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
I talked to the service rep at the dealership i...

I talked to the service rep at the dealership i bought my Longhorn at about the NAV system and he said they have had lots of complaints and they have contacted Chrysler about the problem. They are...
Forum: Electrical 12-29-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
I have replies from Garmin and Navteq. The new...

I have replies from Garmin and Navteq. The new 730N RHR unit installed in my 2012 Longhorn is not a Garmin unit and Navteq is the raw data provider to Garmin and Dodge. Garmin said the 730N RHR is...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
As I mentioned in my original post, this system...

As I mentioned in my original post, this system routed me 800 kms on a normal 500 km route I have taken many, many times. I tried the system when I bought the truck and on a trip 500 kms north east...
Forum: Electrical 12-28-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,827
Posted By Spud67
Looks like the 730N uses an Enhanced GPS System...

Looks like the 730N uses an Enhanced GPS System and it looks like it is from Navteq. Sounds like you are right the Garmin was in the 430N. Just like most companies when they find a good thing, change...
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