R53 2002 SatNav Maps / Firmware Update - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Interior & ICE > First Generation Interior & Ice


First Generation Interior & Ice
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
First generation MINI interior 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nav Firmware / Maps update.. Is it Poss?? Liquizen Second Generation Interior & Ice 1 Aug 13th, 2013 04:49 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old May 3rd, 2014, 09:03 PM
MINI Cooper S (02)
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Bedford
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
Exclamation R53 2002 SatNav Maps / Firmware Update

Hi All,

Just got my first Mini, its a 2002 Cooper S. I'm having some difficulty with updating the SatNav Maps and or the Firmware.

The current version is: SW 3- 1/50

I've done a bit of digging around and found that I need the CD, opposed to the later DVD models.

I got my hands on a copy of the most up to date maps on CD but when inserted it doesn't seem to be any different. It doesn't update and the SatNav still works fine as if it has the original disc in it.

I don't know if there is something I'm missing but any help would be appreciated.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old May 3rd, 2014, 11:16 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: cambridge
Posts: 286
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
The Firmware upgrade is not on the map disc but on a separate disc, you can download an iso and burn it yourself, or buy online, if you search bmw sat nav updates, warning it is possible to brick you unit doing the update if it doesn't go smoothly, its not the end of the world though as BMW MK 4 units will plug straight in and they are fairly cheap S/H.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old May 3rd, 2014, 11:35 PM
MINI Cooper S (02)
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Bedford
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
Quote: Originally Posted by drozd (original)
The Firmware upgrade is not on the map disc but on a separate disc, you can download an iso and burn it yourself, or buy online, if you search bmw sat nav updates, warning it is possible to brick you unit doing the update if it doesn't go smoothly, its not the end of the world though as BMW MK 4 units will plug straight in and they are fairly cheap S/H.

Thanks for the quick response. I've had another look around and there just seems to be a lot of the DVD versions around not the cd. And the MK4 units are around £250? I assume the unit in mine currently will be a MK1?
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old May 4th, 2014, 12:34 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: cambridge
Posts: 286
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
MK 3 in mini I believe, only the MK 4 has the 3D view "V32" so as you have the new maps (they will look the same but have the latest road changes ect) and all is working I would leave it alone, as you have a chance of bricking the unit doing a firmware upgrade for no extra features. What did you expect the firmware update to give you?
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old May 4th, 2014, 07:11 AM
MINI Cooper S (02)
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Bedford
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
I wasn't sure what it would give me but I just wanted to make sure everything was up to date as it looked like it'd never been done... I guess the firmware doesn't matter but the new maps would be nice.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old May 4th, 2014, 10:52 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: cambridge
Posts: 286
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
If the new map disc is in the unit and you are getting a map displayed on the screen then you have the new maps.

This is what you will gain getting 3- 1-63

The actual location is shown as an arrow in a circle.
The destination is marked with a checkered flag.
Voice guidance has more words and provides clearer directions.
Now you can avoid a trouble spot on your route to a destination.
Main roads are now shown at all times for enhanced visibility at a glance.
Some graphics changed to enhance visibility at a glance… including icons.
Map positioning in “Travel Direction” can now be selected in scales up to 100 miles
Disable point of interest icons is now selectable as on or off

Last edited by drozd; May 4th, 2014 at 11:56 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old May 4th, 2014, 12:46 PM
MINI Cooper S (02)
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Bedford
Posts: 6
Local Time: 03:26 PM
United Kingdom Male
Quote: Originally Posted by drozd (original)
If the new map disc is in the unit and you are getting a map displayed on the screen then you have the new maps.

This is what you will gain getting 3- 1-63

The actual location is shown as an arrow in a circle.
The destination is marked with a checkered flag.
Voice guidance has more words and provides clearer directions.
Now you can avoid a trouble spot on your route to a destination.
Main roads are now shown at all times for enhanced visibility at a glance.
Some graphics changed to enhance visibility at a glance… including icons.
Map positioning in “Travel Direction” can now be selected in scales up to 100 miles
Disable point of interest icons is now selectable as on or off


Thanks, I believe it has all those features, however it says 50 not 63. Oh well, I think I'll leave it as it is! Thanks for all the help everyone!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , , , , , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Nav Firmware / Maps update.. Is it Poss?? Liquizen Second Generation Interior & Ice 1 Aug 13th, 2013 04:49 PM

» Recent Threads
Mini One R56 2007 idling problem when engine is warm
Dec 16th, 2014 12:10 PM
by ryonski
Last post by ryonski
Today 02:09 PM
4 Replies, 278 Views
This don't look right to me.
Dec 6th, 2014 03:04 AM
by Avro
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:09 PM
9 Replies, 625 Views
Reassemble glove box lock
Today 10:02 AM
by jpadie
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:01 PM
1 Replies, 67 Views
Does Increasing Horse Power On A Diesel 2.0 146Hp Dicrease Consumption?
Dec 16th, 2014 12:30 PM
by Bubu91
Last post by dirocyn
Today 01:50 PM
4 Replies, 256 Views
Very Bad Rattle metal sound...
Today 12:50 PM
by stirlo
Last post by The Nun
Today 01:33 PM
1 Replies, 38 Views
2002 Cooper S R53 Fan relay resistor dorman 902-706?
May 4th, 2013 03:21 PM
Last post by Toymaker23
Today 12:18 PM
2 Replies, 1,836 Views
engine will not start properly
Aug 12th, 2014 03:37 PM
by genik
Last post by MKuRNDY
Today 02:44 AM
4 Replies, 825 Views
New Owner with a Question.
Today 01:44 AM
Last post by Steve Ball
Today 01:44 AM
0 Replies, 108 Views
Heater not working
Dec 15th, 2014 08:03 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:49 PM
4 Replies, 372 Views
Review - AEM Cold Air Intake
Nov 27th, 2014 10:13 AM
Last post by deej_bb
Yesterday 11:02 PM
1 Replies, 352 Views
AGM Battery
Mar 28th, 2013 11:06 AM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 11:01 PM
10 Replies, 5,785 Views
Dash and Door Trim Replacement
Dec 15th, 2014 03:52 AM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 10:42 PM
1 Replies, 220 Views
Engine Oil consumption boy is the Cooper that thirsty?
Dec 15th, 2014 06:23 PM
by Sian1
Last post by deej_bb
Yesterday 10:41 PM
3 Replies, 256 Views
Hub centric rings
Dec 9th, 2014 10:22 PM
Last post by SteveM3
Yesterday 10:35 PM
4 Replies, 363 Views
Automatic stop start issues!
Yesterday 06:57 PM
Last post by ideal_leigh
Yesterday 06:57 PM
0 Replies, 128 Views
Rubbing/grinding noise from front wheel
Yesterday 03:52 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 05:44 PM
1 Replies, 141 Views
Is my car tuned? Anyone's car?
Yesterday 05:42 PM
by miniamg
Last post by miniamg
Yesterday 05:42 PM
0 Replies, 134 Views
Help needed
Yesterday 05:24 PM
Last post by aikmanmosquito
Yesterday 05:24 PM
0 Replies, 123 Views
Buzz/scrape (not abs) at end of braking on L front wheel
Yesterday 04:47 PM
Last post by jrolli1509
Yesterday 04:47 PM
0 Replies, 125 Views
Transmission swap, need advice
Dec 15th, 2014 04:33 PM
by dirocyn
Last post by dirocyn
Yesterday 01:49 PM
6 Replies, 410 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
» Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:26 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2