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I just bought a 2010 golf gti and the sat nav is saying i am

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: I just bought a 2010 golf gti and the sat nav is saying i am in Regensburg and sits idle do you know whats up with it
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 77456 2.0
JA: Are you fixing your Golf GTI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No I don't know whats wrong with it
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No I don't think so
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Michaeluk replied 14 days ago.

Dear customer, thank you for choosing Justanswer. My name is***** would like to help you.

The cause is the GPS antenna.

These are often broken during these years of manufacture. Either they do not receive enough satellites, which leads to a shift of the position on the map by several hundred miles, or they do not receive any satellites anymore, in which case the position on any point on the map remains fixed.

To solve the problem the GPS antenna must be replaced. In very rare cases the antenna cable from the radio to the antenna is also defective. But this is very rare, so first of all only the antenna should be replaced.

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Expert:  Michaeluk replied 11 days ago.

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