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Somehow, the statewide standard speed limits for all US states have converted to what appear to be kilometers per hour. When the nav card was first installed, they were in mph. I haven't made any changes myself. Speed info everywhere else is still in mph and I haven't found a way to change these listings back to mph. Is there something I've missed?
 

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Somehow, the statewide standard speed limits for all US states have converted to what appear to be kilometers per hour. When the nav card was first installed, they were in mph. I haven't made any changes myself. Speed info everywhere else is still in mph and I haven't found a way to change these listings back to mph. Is there something I've missed?

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I have just had my first exploration of the Nav system on my UK spec car. I think I am in the bottom set in this classroom and me an ex teacher! I didn't touch it - honest Sir.

Speed limits for the UK are in kph and in mph for some European countries which have kph speed restrictions.
I decided to leave it for another day and to come in and have a glass of red wine.

Danny
 

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Somehow, the statewide standard speed limits for all US states have converted to what appear to be kilometers per hour. When the nav card was first installed, they were in mph. I haven't made any changes myself. Speed info everywhere else is still in mph and I haven't found a way to change these listings back to mph. Is there something I've missed?
Took me a while to find the screen, but I wouldn't ponder on it much. iGo was all written in Europe I believe, and I don't think they spent much time on the map files, as they did in the actual Nav screen presentation regarding the conversion to mph when that regional setting is chosen.
 

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I also consider those info screens kind of non-critical. But the curious thing is that when I first installed the nav card, they displayed mph. After some time and driving (don't know how much) - they all changed to kph.
 

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Seems like there might be the same confusion here as at the dealer. The location info pages are not integrated with the navigation processes or with gps location. They are just a stored encyclopedia of data. Speed limits (when they appear which is not often) within the dynamic navigation processes appear correctly. It took the dealer tech nearly a half hour to understand that. At which point he asked "Why do you care about this?" (Because I paid for it and it didn't work took a while to get through as well.) FiatUSA owner support is concerned so the dealer opened what they call a "Star Case" but there's been no response so far.
 

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I noticed an interesting phenomenon on my 2nd trip to Texas. When I put in my destination and selected shortest, rather than fastest, the screen said I would arrive at 9:30 pm. I got there at 7:30 pm. Even though the map shows the correct speed limits, the elapsed time calculator appears to think these roads are slower.

My previous car had the same problem, but the map showed the slower, old, speed limits.

I am also finding myself driving on roads that don't seem to exist on the map, like Wurzbach Parkway in San Antonio.
 

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Seems like there might be the same confusion here as at the dealer. The location info pages are not integrated with the navigation processes or with gps location. They are just a stored encyclopedia of data. Speed limits (when they appear which is not often) within the dynamic navigation processes appear correctly. It took the dealer tech nearly a half hour to understand that. At which point he asked "Why do you care about this?" (Because I paid for it and it didn't work took a while to get through as well.) FiatUSA owner support is concerned so the dealer opened what they call a "Star Case" but there's been no response so far.
Wedgewa,
You'll be happy to know that when you upgrade your maps, that issue will be fixed. All legit mph now. Andrea gave me a European link to the Fiat Toolbox that worked great on a copy I made of my SD card onto to a 8GB Ultra card, and now my maps are at the September 2016 level, and the license file is fixed so that copy works. Put my original away for now. See my Navigation blog for details.
 

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I got tired of waiting for the USA update site and installed the September map update from the Euro website. Smooth process and the site knew about me and the car (makes one wonder why it's not available on the USA site yet). And as Ameridan observed, on first nav boot, the "Country Location" standard speed limits data by state for the USA reset from kph to mph but did not stick. Mph display survived both multiple function selections and several engine restarts before leaving my driveway and also a 3 mile drive to a store for an errand. But after 3 miles and about 15 minutes parked, on restart the data was once again shown in kph. I may be one of the few who thought this data would be handy since my primary use of the car will be long multi-state touring. Good thing "handy" does not mean "essential."
 
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