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5 Series 2001 with Sat Nav whivch occasionally does not work. It indicates '' wait a momemt'' and nothing happens and '' No CD in the navigation computer system''. Tried a duplicate computer bought which was working on a similar car but nmot on mine. Obviously the fault is not in the computer. Any advie to the solution. BMW garage in Liverpool advised that the computer was faulty and that they would happily put a new one in fior £1450. !!!!!!!! GW-J.

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  • Gareth Wynn-Jones Jan 31, 2010

    Thanks for your response. I will see if my BMW garage can arrange the re programming.

    Will advise results.

    Gareth W-J.

  • Gareth Wynn-Jones Jan 31, 2010

    Being dissilusioned with local BMW I would be glad to have the details from you.



  • Gareth Wynn-Jones Feb 03, 2010

    Any joy in finding the bill and name re the Sat Nav?

    Gareth W-J.


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Hi I had a similar fault on my x5 the bmw garage reprogrammed the sat-nav and it has worked perfect ever since, I think it cost about £90 but I cannot remember was a while ago. I certainly wouldnt pay £1450 sounds like there taking the micky!

Hope this helps



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    Dan Doherty Jan 31, 2010

    No problem, let me know if they cant do it and I will get you the number of someone who can near you.



  • Dan Doherty
    Dan Doherty Jan 31, 2010

    Let me find my bill and I will get back to you.



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    Dan Doherty Feb 03, 2010

    Hi, Sorry no joy at the moment cannot find the paper work for the car since we moved house.

    I spoke to a friend he asked what series sat-nav is it? Mine is a mk3 or series 3. try this Check the system setup by pressing the menu key for 8 seconds or so in the setup mode. That will get you to system settings, with the calibration details of the GPS. Not sure if you have any options in there which are relevant or not. but you may be able to re-set it from here.

    The other option is the software update,I think this is what they done to mine last time and it has worked since, Please bare with me I will find the paperwork.




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