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Should the car's location be displayed on the map screen?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by dennis, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. dennis

    dennis P85D

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    I searched prior posts for an answer to this, but could not find anything. The question is, when the map screen is displayed but I have not activated navigation (i.e. no destination set), shouldn't the location of my Model S be displayed? I thought it did when the Delivery Specialist demoed the cars features, but I can't fnd any way to make it display now. I have the moving map enabled (blue "x" in upper right corner), and the center of the map corresponds approximately to my position, but there is no icon for the car.
     
  2. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Mine has the arrow (even with no destination specified). I haven't turned it off yet, so I'm not sure how to turn it back on if it goes away. If I discover, I'll let you know.
     
  3. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    I only got this after I'd actually used the nav feature for the first time.
     
  4. dennis

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    I've tried that. Even when using the nav feature the arrow showing the location of the car does not appear.
     
  5. Arnold Panz

    Arnold Panz Model Sig 304, VIN 542

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    vfx Well-Known Member

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    So the arrow matches car color too?
     
  7. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    If you have a red car.. :)
     
  8. PRJIM

    PRJIM Member

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    I have the exact opposite problem: My google map shows a red arrow but the position noted is 100s of miles away. Hopefully the next firmware update fixes all these issues.
     
  9. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    You may have a broken GPS chip :(
     
  10. Gigemags

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    Got my car today and I have the same problem as PRJIM
     
  11. dennis

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    That was very helpful. They suggested rebooting the display (by holding down the scroll buttons on either side of the steering wheel). That fixed the problem!
     

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