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Old 01-30-2013, 09:29 PM   #701
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Be sure to do a master reset before and especially after install.
I followed the sync installation instructions to a "t" and the install went fine. Roughly 45 minutes. No master resets were mentioned and i didnt do one with the first sync update last year.
I guess the master reset is in case the system has a fit?
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:06 PM   #702
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yes the numbers work but the letter keyboard is grayed out.
grayed out keyboard here, as well....
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:54 PM   #703
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I sent an email to sync and they said they have known about it for a while and they are working on it.

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Old 01-31-2013, 12:26 AM   #704
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Why the Master Resets? I've never done one and haven't had any problems.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:32 AM   #705
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Why the Master Resets? I've never done one and haven't had any problems.
The reset fixed some reported cases of strange behavior (especially after an update).
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:54 AM   #706
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Why the Master Resets? I've never done one and haven't had any problems.
I didn't have any problems with the installation of 3.0.2 and 3.2.2, both of which I installed (had other problems with them though). 3.5.1 was a dealer-install for me since I had it done on the TSB. Didn't discover until the drive home that it was all messed up. Tried a reboot, didn't help (usually does). Did a master reset and it took care of the issues (first time a master reset ever accomplished anything positive for me personally).

Just a suggestion and since the install wipes out all of your information anyway seems like a good time to do it as opposed to finding out later you might have some issues and then have to do one after you have already re-programmed presets, re-paired phones, re-entered nav destinations, etc. Certainly not necessary but more "can't hurt" and that is the ideal time to do it. That's all.
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Old 01-31-2013, 09:50 AM   #707
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Just rec'd a letter from Ford explaining that the (A)ccessory (P)rotocol (I)nterface (M)odule will be replaced at no charge, part and labor, for 5 years unlimited mileage.

Wonderful. As one who keeps vehicles for the duration, now I get the feeling that long term ownership of this
high tech vehicle is likely to be pricey...
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Why the Master Resets? I've never done one and haven't had any problems.
I had to do a master reset because after the update (which went perfectly) when I tried to activate the voice commands - nothing happened - no chime, no recognition of voice, etc. now it all works. I'm not sold on the update. The NAV is super sluggish - like a computer that's bogged down. The voice commands are slower - as if sync has to take more time to think.
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I am on V3.2.2 and Version 3 of the Navigation software and I dont have any issues.

I am wondering if this upgrade is worth the hassle.

Master resets, Fuse pulling, trips to dealership to reflash the system!

Really? this is worse than a Microsoft Upgrade!
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Master resets, Fuse pulling, trips to dealership to reflash the system!

Really? this is worse than a Microsoft Upgrade!
These are not new to this upgrade. I've only done one master reset, that was precautionary after this upgrade, thanks to coper....

I've never pulled fuses or had a dealer reflash. I use the delayedreboot.cab when things start getting "clogged up". I've been through 4 versions and have done all the upgrades myself.
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