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GPS - Wrong Turn by Turn Directions

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by briboynyc, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. briboynyc

    briboynyc Member

    Jun 30, 2013
    Has anyone encountered the GPS giving different turn by turn directions which were opposite of what the on-screen display showed? Yesterday I had the GPS tell me to make a "sharp right" when the on-screen display showed the correct directions which was a sharp left (U-Turn). The GPS did it to me twice yesterday telling me verbally to make a sharp right when I had to make a U-turn.

    I had my MCU replaced which fixed the spinning GPS problem and showing me driving in a river when I was actually on a road.
    When I called Tesla they said they never heard of anyone saying that the verbal turn by turn directions was different than the on-screen directions
  2. astrotoy

    astrotoy Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2013
    SF Bay Area
    It sounds like your voice commands have been taken over by the Tea Party. :)
  3. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

    Nov 10, 2011
    We should probably just rename to at this point.
  4. Beaker

    Beaker Sig #997

    Apr 9, 2012
    San Jose, CA
    Yes, the turn by turn is "disk" based while the main map is google maps based. I get this on one of my trips where there is a new onramp. Turn my turn wants me to circle around a business complex to an older on ramp, while the main screen shows the new ramp. I'm hoping that the update due when I get my service will have the updated maps.
  5. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

    Oct 28, 2012
    Skaneateles, NY
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  6. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

    Mar 8, 2012
    I turn the annoying sound off and don't worry about it.
  7. Chipper

    Chipper Active Member

    Sep 23, 2013
    Chattanooga, TN
    Easy for you to say!!! :wink:
  8. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

    Apr 2, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    Yes, I've had this produce weird effects when I drove to an address in a new subdivision. The street I was going to didn't exist for the built-in navigation, but Google found it no problem. Of course the system didn't tell me this. The strange result was I asked for "123 Street A" and when I arrived it announced I was at my destination, "456 Street B". What the heck?

    Baffled I look at the display, and I can see "Street A" on the navigation map. I can't navigate there, but I can see it. So I did a U-turn, turned left, turned right, and found the house I was looking for.

    It seems the navigation simply took me as close as it could get me to the geographic coordinates I had asked for, even though that was completely the wrong place.
  9. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    Northern Virginia
    Not unique to Model S; this happened with my TomTom in a rental car a few weeks back, I ended up 200yds from where I wanted to be but the address was in a gated community and I was on the wrong side of a river so the net result was I had to drive for 6 miles to get to the correct address.

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