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#1 Tim Stieve

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 10:26 AM

I want to add the Navagation module to my MKZ. I searched for how to videos/instructions but was not successful in finding anything. Has anyone done this or know of a video or instructions that would assist?

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#2 drolds1

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:37 AM

There's no "nav module" per se.  It's just a software change but it's not available to the public or dealers.  From a Ford engineer:

 

 

There is no option.  The navigation is tied to your VIN number, not to the hardware in your car.  You need the "magic secret unlocker" that is not available to the public.

 

Not being facetious at all, there really is an unlocking software that will allow any MFT vehicle to have navigation added, no hardware required (other than the SD card).  But as noted, it is not available to the public.



#3 Peter Vandermat

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:29 PM

In order to enable navigation you need to reprogram your APIM (accessories protocol interface module). There is a company that will sell you a new one, and you send in your old one. I did this last year, and it works perfectly.

http://www.infotainment.com

You'll be very happy with the results.

#4 drolds1

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 02:50 AM

Yes, a member of the Ford Fusion Forum posted this in 2015 but AFAIK, no one tried it and we never heard from him again.  If it worked for you, great.








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