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This thread has been started following the Group buy for 2012 Nav Disks and is aimed at helping owners of early cars without Bluetooth (BT) streaming to enable it.

This thread is aimed at providing forum members with a source of information for Sat Nav Head end updates (e.g. V5.3 DVD Update).
These updates control the Navigation and other media unit features which is the basis for the Audio/Media Updates that can be done via USB stick FAT formatted (assumes factory fitted USB connection in armrest). http://www.focusrsoc...100#entry344264
Update 4-11-2018: people have used 8gb FAT32 formatted USB pens as well, see https://www.focusrsoc.com/forums/topic/22199-bluetooth-streaming-update-via-v53-software-nov-2012-lux-2-only/page-20#entry6709195

N.B. the updates require High Nav function which includes BT/USB see later post via this link
https://www.focusrsoc.com/forums/topic/22199-bluetooth-streaming-update-via-v53-software-nov-2012-lux-2-only/#entry344141

Whether you need this update depends on the age of the car, the early 2009 head units also have less memory (RAM) / capacity than the 2010 units hence the need to clear all memory in the unit (radio stations, destinations etc).

Here are the various versions so you can check what you currently have:-

Version 5.3 - 1218_100429 - 29th April 2010
Version 5.2 - 1216_091204 - 4th December 2009
Version 5.1 - 1005_090802 - 2nd August 2009
Version 5.0 - 0843_090128 - 28th January 2009

On the early units, it's best to clear all the stored destinations, radio stations etc, basically do a factory reset before updating anything.
When updating via DVD & USB, leave the engine running on idle whilst doing it, to stabilise the voltage, to make sure it's successful 1st time.

Useful link to a SATNAV repair service based in Doddinghurst Essex and another http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-NAV-NX-HSRNS-HS-MCA-NAVIGATION-REPAIR-SERVICE-MONDEO-SMAX-KUGA-etc-/253176116867?hash=item3af278f683:g:90QAAOSwNSxU2OrO

RS SatNav Manual View attachment Blaupunkt Ford Sat Nav (combined manual) (CG3548en)05-2010.pdf

Regional contacts with V5.3 Disk, either willing to do upgrade or loan people the disk:Post 3 is a step by step guide

However, Its all fairly simple if you follow the guidance in this thread, if you don't feel comfortable then get along to a meet where someone has done it before and I am sure they will help out.
  • The V5.3 (DVD) takes about 30 mins - (engine should be idling & Nav memory cleared of everything incl radio stations)
  • The Media update (a small USB drive <1gb in FAT format) takes about 20 mins (can be done by anyone who knows how to unzip a file to a usb pen & can follow written instructions that are in the zip file)
  • The ELMConfig of the BT/USB/Voice module (if needed) takes about 2 mins. but does need the ELM cable & Software on a laptop
These are all things that a dealer will do for you and charge for usually, but most of the time all one is doing is sitting watching the display for any messages, not really hard unless one is easily distracted and misses a message that was important.

TMC (Traffic Message Channel) Please note:TMC messaging info relating to Sat Nav disk years has been added at the bottom of Post 1.

Link to very useful info on features available on 2015 Nav Updates for NX (DVD) & FX (SD card) units

Full details of what the V5.3 DVD will fix can be found at - LINK

Copy of V5.3 software can be found at below links:

Poopdecks Dropbox

The ones on Poopdecks post #305 should work. - these work as at 10-Aug-2017:

DVD ISO image for 5.3 update:

https://www.dropbox....SOP5.3.iso?dl=0

Ford Audio Update:

https://www.dropbox....Update.zip?dl=0

A step by step guide incl screenshots & How to eject the NX Nav disk can been seen at post 3 below
Media install "ReadMe file" View attachment ford_audio_instructions.pdf
How to setup your elm cable to work with the MScan can bus (posts 161 through 174 are useful)
And a link to some additional files for windows 7
Member link to a modified ELMconfig cable

ELMConfig software download link v0.2.15 1-Nov-2014 post 451 (please check later in this thread in case of later version)

HOW TO Retrofit Bluetooth with Voice Control and USB for Focus RS Lux 1 and a link to the the PDF guide on the post that I downloaded from this site that may also be useful View attachment BT+USB installation Issue 0.1.pdf

Sat Nav User manual View attachment Navigation (combined manual) (CG3548en)05-2010.pdf
includes all the voice command options of the unit not just Navigation items (e.g. radio; climate; CD; Phone etc as well as voice control of nav unit itself)

Update 5-11-2013
There are low Nav & high Nav units, it depends on whether the vehicle was fitted with the Bluetooth/USB module from new or not.
This may limit options for the BT upgrade using v5.3, I am trying to find out more details from Bosch.

I have now qualified with some knowledgeable people that one needs the High Series options installed for Bluetooth Streaming to work.
e.g. BT/USB was an option when ordering the RS, if this is not installed then it wil need that update to be done first, ahead of any Firmware update

Will add a link to the thread with the parts list for retro fitting BT/USB when I get a chance (or Clive will).

Also V5.3 is the last one issued and one does not need to install the others first, 5.3 will have all the previous versions fixes.

Update 9-Jan-2014
It is essential that all stored memory destinations are remove or a factory reset performed on the unit prior to trying to update using the v5.3 software.
This is because the memory can overfill and result in a failed update.
So make a note of all your radio stations and any other bits of important info (entrance Gate to nürburgring).

Update 25-May-2014:
Well today at the Essex Meet it was proven that occasionally one needs to update the modules using the ELMConfig Cable & software so that the BT is displayed in the CD/AUX Menu.
This was proven on Gareth350's car today, when Poopdeck enabled the last of the options in the list in image below.

Check out this link for the correct settings in the menus (ELMConfig Software Thread)
SRM (speech recognition module) for setting low or high Nav settings (config section) and Bluetooth name (procedures section).

Product Rectangle Azure Font Screenshot
Photo Courtesy of Poopdeck in above link (along with another image) ELMConfig v0.2.13b

Rectangle Font Screenshot Parallel Software
New image ELMconfig v 0.2.15 see post 227
Link to v5.3 iso image (courtesy of Kris with some further info) & direct link to the Dropbox Download

Useful link on how to Burn a ISO DVD using windows

30-Aug-2015
Exclusion of TMC (Traffic Message Channel)
Please note that from the 2013MY product onwards, TomTom Sat Nav Map Updates for FX
and NX units do not include TMC (Traffic Message Channel) for Britain reinstated from 2017

link to post re TMC (Traffic Message Channel) and which disks contain TMC

2015 NX touchscreen with DVD (lux2) finis 1890129 https://app.box.com/...2w9ejm27x121299 - UK TMC = Not Available - see also https://www.focusrsoc.com/forums/topic/190201-tmc-for-nx-nav-unit-in-uk-tomtom-replyu/?p=3199809

2015 FX non touchscreen SD finis 1890130 https://app.box.com/...tvi08h1inf309si UK TMC = Yes, subject to charge.

2015 MCA focus touchscreen with SD finis 1890134 https://app.box.com/...kqv0ggie91pso66 UK TMC = Yes, subject to charge.

Report any map changes needed at http://www.tomtom.com/mapshare/tools/
 

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Copied from Sat Nav Disk Group buy thread.

Thanks for that link.

I burned the latest ISO SP5.3 file to a DVD and have just successfully updated the base firmware of my head unit.

These steps are pretty much spot on - http://www.talkford....i/#entry1858068

The only changes I made were...

a) Didn't start the engine (just pressed the button to run the unit for 1 hour)
b) Didn't disconnect the battery
c) After the upgrade had finished and the unit went blank... I waited 60 seconds before tuning the unit on manually.

I tested this with a 2009 NAV disk - On re insertion of the 2009 disk, the system will downgrade the NAV firmware to that of a level compatible with your disk. I assume, that 2012 disks will not have this problem.
 

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From what I can gather there are 3 main updates with the Lux Pack 2 sat nav system... I'm no expert on this system, far from it - but I think I have a rough understanding now (please feel free to correct!)

1 - Media update (see connectivity thread)
2 - Main / NAV firmware update (This thread)
3 - NAV Map update (Dave's DVD)

Number 2 on this list is taken care of by running a ford CD/DVD in the head unit to upgrade the firmware of the device. It seems that Ford will charge you in the region of £75 for this pleasure, but seeing as someone has leaked the update CD/DVD to the internet it's now pretty much free


You need to obtain the .ISO file from the talkford thread linked above.. and then follow these steps. The latest version is known as SP5.3

PLEASE NOTE - THIS UPDATE COULD "BRICK" YOUR DEVICE - USE CAUTION WHEN PERFORMING THIS UPGRADE - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED


My system has the 2009 NAV DVD. I've since been told than you must have a NAV dvd of >=2008 before doing this update.

1 - Burn the chosen SP ISO file to DVD (CD's might work, but I did not test it.) If you don't know how to burn an ISO file then STOP - this update is not for you.

2 - Start the nav unit, but ensure all other systems such as AC and Lights are turned off.

3 - Find your radio code and eject the current NAV dvd



4 - Insert your freshly burned DVD. The system will then display the current running firmware versions, and the updated version if applicable from your DVD. If the version on the DVD is greater than your system you can start the upgrade by hitting "Continue"

5 - The upgrade will take approx 10-15 minutes. During this time DO NOT press any buttons or kill the power to the unit. You will see screens such as this during the upgrade.


Computer Personal computer Font Gadget Display device
Rectangle Font Electric blue Technology Pattern


6 - After the upgrade has finished, and the DVD has stopped spinning the unit will switch off. I waited 60 seconds before pressing the unit's power button.


7 - Re enter the system menu and eject your upgrade DVD, replacing it with your chosen NAV dvd. If like me, your running a 2009 DVD the system will then complain that the NAV portion of the firmware upgrade is not compatible with your disk.

Allow the system to downgrade the NAV firmware if prompted.

Questions
1 - Will this update be reversed if I don't have the latest 2012 Map dvd
Kinda! The upgrade will upgrade two parts of the head unit. The Main firmware, and the Nav firmware. If you don't posses the latest NAV dvd then the system will revert the NAV firmware to a compatible version BUT will leave the Main firmware as upgraded.

2 - Do I loose any settings?
I lost my radio presets, and the NAV language reverted back to English Metric after the upgrade.


3 - Does this update provide bluetooth streaming?
In my experience... No it doesn't. I believe you need ford to enable that feature. My unit still only has CD, Aux and Ipod.

Please feel free to ask any more questions, and I will try to answer them.

If anyone wants a hand and get can their car over to Hertfordshire, I'm happy to help them!

GB


Notes
This is a screen shot of my unit PRE upgrade.
Gadget Vehicle Technology Display device Electronic device


This is a screen shot of my unit POST upgrade (notice the differing main sw version)
Personal computer Computer Blue Output device Flat panel display
 

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Continuing on from http://www.focusrsoc...post__p__344021

From what I can gather there are 3 main updates with the Lux Pack 2 sat nav system... I'm no expert on this system, far from it - but I think I have a rough understanding now (please feel free to correct!)

1 - Media update (see connectivity thread)
2 - Main / NAV firmware update (This thread)
3 - NAV Map update (Dave's DVD)

Number 2 on this list is taken care of by running a ford CD/DVD in the head unit to upgrade the firmware of the device. It seems that Ford will charge you in the region of £75 for this pleasure, but seeing as someone has leaked the update CD/DVD to the internet it's now pretty much free


You need to obtain the .ISO file from the talkford thread linked above.. and then follow these steps. The latest version is known as SP5.3

PLEASE NOTE - THIS UPDATE COULD "BRICK" YOUR DEVICE - USE CAUTION WHEN PERFORMING THIS UPGRADE - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED


My system has the 2009 NAV DVD. I've since been told than you must have a NAV dvd of >=2008 before doing this update.

1 - Burn the chosen SP ISO file to DVD (CD's might work, but I did not test it.) If you don't know how to burn an ISO file then STOP - this update is not for you.

2 - Start the nav unit, but ensure all other systems such as AC and Lights are turned off.

3 - Find your radio code and eject the current NAV dvd



4 - Insert your freshly burned DVD. The system will then display the current running firmware versions, and the updated version if applicable from your DVD. If the version on the DVD is greater than your system you can start the upgrade by hitting "Continue"

5 - The upgrade will take approx 10-15 minutes. During this time DO NOT press any buttons or kill the power to the unit. You will see screens such as this during the upgrade.


View attachment 19191

6 - After the upgrade has finished, and the DVD has stopped spinning the unit will switch off. I waited 60 seconds before pressing the unit's power button.


7 - Re enter the system menu and eject your upgrade DVD, replacing it with your chosen NAV dvd. If like me, your running a 2009 DVD the system will then complain that the NAV portion of the firmware upgrade is not compatible with your disk.

Allow the system to downgrade the NAV firmware if prompted.

Questions
1 - Will this update be reversed if I don't have the latest 2012 Map dvd
Kinda! The upgrade will upgrade two parts of the head unit. The Main firmware, and the Nav firmware. If you don't posses the latest NAV dvd then the system will revert the NAV firmware to a compatible version BUT will leave the Main firmware as upgraded.

2 - Do I loose any settings?
I lost my radio presets, and the NAV language reverted back to English Metric after the upgrade.


Please feel free to ask any more questions, and I will try to answer them.

If anyone wants a hand and get can their car over to Hertfordshire, I'm happy to help them!

GB
So burning the file to a disk, isit the file straight to the disk as downloaded,or zip it, or some other way you convert it to SP ISO file ??
 

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An ISO file is an image of the CD / DVD. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_image

This file has to be written to the CD / DVD by a disk authoring program that understands ISO files (Most do now)

You cannot simply just "place" the ISO file onto an empty disk, this will not achieve the desired result.

There are lots of guides online of how to do this, one example - http://www.petri.co....files_to_cd.htm

Obviously the instructions are different depending on what burning software you are using.
 

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I'm on iMac any tips on the best programe for doing this on a mac
Its easy on a mac mate, stick the DVD in the drive, go into disk utility, find the DVD drive, and go to 'Burn Image' at the top. Choose the file that you have downloaded, and it will do the rest for you.

On Windows, I use a program called 'CD Burner XP' to burn ISO images and never had any issues.

On another note, it sounds like its worth waiting for Daves disk before doing this? As it seems a little pointless doing it now, because as soon as we stick the 2009 DVD in again its just going to put it back? (some of it anyway)
 

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I have also qualified with some knowledgeable people that one needs the High Series options installed for Bluetooth Streaming to work.
e.g. BT/USB was an option when ordering the RS, if this is not installed then it wil need that update to be done first, ahead of any Firmware updaet.
Will add a link to the thread with the parts list for retro fitting BT/USB when I get a chance (or Clive will).

Also V5.3 is the last one issued and one does not need to install the others first, 5.3 will have all the previous versions fixes.
 

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Its easy on a mac mate, stick the DVD in the drive, go into disk utility, find the DVD drive, and go to 'Burn Image' at the top. Choose the file that you have downloaded, and it will do the rest for you.

On Windows, I use a program called 'CD Burner XP' to burn ISO images and never had any issues.

On another note, it sounds like its worth waiting for Daves disk before doing this? As it seems a little pointless doing it now, because as soon as we stick the 2009 DVD in again its just going to put it back? (some of it anyway)
i wish it worked on mine m8 its telling me my blank 4.7gb disks to small but yet the files only 33mb nightmare, iwas going to do this ready for tomoz for when my new nav disk arrives :((
 

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Dave... I have this config - but still no BT streaming...

Gary
I have also qualified with some knowledgeable people that one needs the High Series options installed for Bluetooth Streaming to work.
e.g. BT/USB was an option when ordering the RS, if this is not installed then it wil need that update to be done first, ahead of any Firmware updaet.
Will add a link to the thread with the parts list for retro fitting BT/USB when I get a chance (or Clive will).

Also V5.3 is the last one issued and one does not need to install the others first, 5.3 will have all the previous versions fixes.
 

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So burning the file to a disk, isit the file straight to the disk as downloaded,or zip it, or some other way you convert it to SP ISO file ??
Berty, the iso file is in the ZIP file just extract it and then follw Mr T's directions for creating DVD on MAC.
 

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Guys, this is turning into a really informative thread that others wil find useful in the future.

Can I propose that GaryB incorporates all the Questions and answers into Post # 3 and as these are incorporated we edit our individual posts to remove excess content stating "Post #3 updated"

This will keep all the relevant info together and not stretch this thread out to much.
 

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i wish it worked on mine m8 its telling me my blank 4.7gb disks to small but yet the files only 33mb nightmare, iwas going to do this ready for tomoz for when my new nav disk arrives :((
As said mate you might need to unzip it first.

Not at home at the moment but will check it out and post again when I get back.

Discs are arriving Monday though, Saturday delivery would have been more!
 

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Post updated to show comparison of Main SW versions. Notice the NAV rolled back to the previous version with my 2009 disk - With 2012 disk's I expect this to change.

It would be great if someone with a 2012 disk could post a screen shot of their SW version after inserting the 2012 disk, but PRIOR to performing any firmware upgrades
 

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i wish it worked on mine m8 its telling me my blank 4.7gb disks to small but yet the files only 33mb nightmare, iwas going to do this ready for tomoz for when my new nav disk arrives :((
It's possible you need to run "repair disk permissions" from Disk Utility on the main hard disk volume on the iMac (not on the CD/DVD drive). I have noticed in the past that Mac OS X seems sensitive to file permissions following updates.
 
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