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Old 08-14-2011, 12:32 AM
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Hello just bought a 04 Ram 1500 and Im very happy to be a Ram owner once again. I only have one question at the moment and its about the factory navagation. I cant seem to get it to work. It tells me to insert the cd and Ive tried both cds and it just keeps telling me to insert nav cd. Im I missing something here? It came with a 2 disc navagation set (blue and white case) that seems to be from the factory. What am I doing wrong? Also can this be updated?
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Old 08-14-2011, 12:44 AM
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Welcome to the Forum! I can't answer your question, but I'm sure someone on here can. This forum is filled with knowledgable, friendly people. Hope to see some pics of your truck, as we all love pics! Enjoy!!
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I will only make a suggestion

IF you do get that old system to work, then it will cost you $199 to upgrade the maps & when the new maps are a couple years old, it will cost you $199 to upgrade them again

I researched Navigation Systems & discovered that for $199 at Best Buy, i could purchase a Navigation System for my Ram or for carrying around. It too would have all the roads & allow you to navigate around construction on the highway, it is called Garmin Traffic
I bought the Garmin NUVI with LIFETIME MAPS & TRAFFIC, no more upgrades to be purchased, the cheaper model is called the Garmin NUVI 1390 LMT $199, there are more sophisticated models for a bit higher price
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Hello and welcome to the forum great to have you here. Congrats on the new truck, when you get a chance why don't you post a few pictures of your truck.
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