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Old 01-19-2010, 01:45 PM
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I have a 2010 1500 with the RER system. I noted this morning that my GPS location kept moving off of the actual position, so I looked at the satellite info page and noticed that at best I was pulling only 3 satellites and frequently dropped them all. If memory serves, the owner's manual says you need to hold 4 birds to get a good fix.

Anybody else experienced this and is there a fix? I sort of wonder about placement of the GPS antenna under the dash, seems like it should have been up on the roof incorporated into the Sirius antennna.

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You could very well have an antenna problem. There are currently no TSB's for this problem so you should take it to the dealer and have them check it out.
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Man, I hope it's not the antenna! I haven't even had this truck 2 weeks yet...
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Man, I hope it's not the antenna! I haven't even had this truck 2 weeks yet...
The dealer should make everything right for ya, and remember chances are some outsouced company made that antenna, so ya never know what ya gonna get
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Just got back from a road trip and it's not the antenna. I was holding from 6-8 birds most of the time. Seems like there is just a certain area in DC where I cannot seem to get a good fix. The internal gyro keeps it in the ballpark pretty well though.
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Good to hear you figured it out. By the way, if you could go to the USER CP and update your details that way when you ask a question everyone can see what truck you have.
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