Sulkygirl22702
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Navigation: Charging Stations

Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:09 pm

I’ve owned my 2017 BMW i3 Rex for 2 whole days. All going well, but lots of questions. Starting with this one: I’m trying to see nearby charging stations on the navigation map, but the results are so wrong! I have a station about 1/2 mile from my house and it’s saying the closest station is 21 miles away.

Does it need an update? How do I solve this?

eNate
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Re: Navigation: Charging Stations

Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:39 pm

Are you subscribed to BMW Connected Services? Updated charge point locations are downloaded through this telematics connection, though I'm supposing some are hard-baked into the on-board map data.

That said, I've found BMW's list to be incomplete vs. using the PlugShare app on my phone.
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JohnKelly
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Re: Navigation: Charging Stations

Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:33 pm

Non-networked stations will not show up.
2015 REX / Participating on plugshare w/level 2 Clipper Creek 32 amp, Moclips, Washington coast

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