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Old 11-10-2012, 08:32 AM
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Anyone out there find anywhere that you can get a good deal on map updates for the nav?

It's a '10 RER in dash Nav system. I've checked NavTeq and the dealer, and the best I've found so far is $149 plus taxes and/ or shipping.

I'm cheap. I don't want to pay any more than I need to for this, and I'm also worried that it's pretty much a waste of money, as I've been told that the new maps are often missing key roads, bridges, and on/off ramps

What do you say?

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I just snagged a set of map updates on Amazon for $79.99

They claim that they're the latest and greatest, so I feel good about it. last one according to amazon though...

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You will know if they are any good when you open the CD
the CD will have the year printed on it
my dealership & Navteq both told me to wait 3 years between updates, my Ram is a 2009

I waited 3 years before ordering mine, i also have the RER 730N, ( the RHR 730N replaced the RER in 2011 & '12 ) both are Navteq, but i don't know if the maps are interchangeable
My update cd also came with a upgrade for my RER radio, made things that did NOT work, start working, like i finally had a phone book & better sound control
My upgraded map cd, after waiting for 3 years, was only a 2010 edition, pissed me off

i will not be upgrading again, too much money for what i received

By the way, once the upgrade Starts, do NOT interrupt the process
( i did & it was a major mistake ), after i got things sorted, i left my ignition on, not started, then lock the Ram up with the spare key. When i got back to the Ram, it was waiting for me to push some buttons & to continue the d/l

Good Luck

by the way, i went & bought a Garmin NUVI with free MAPS & TRAFFIC, on the package it reads Nuvi 1350 LMT, meaning free maps & traffic updates
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