2016 / 2017 Sync 3.4 Success?

Discussion in '3rd Gen - 2007 - 2017' started by G213, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. LokiWolf

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    No, most likely forward will not be an issue, but yes once you go to 19274, you can no longer go back to 3.0 without access to a Ford Dealer diagnostic system.

    Again, it is VERY unlikely Ford will ever release an update to officially take any Sync 3 system that came with less than 3.3 to 3.4. Heck 3.3 has been out for a year and nothing.

    This is the only path forward.

    I also do not recommend doing this update unless you go all the way to 19274, as the less than are BUGGY.


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    Does the 19274 update disable the 911 Assist feature because it has a Europe license?
     
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    Nope. No issues.

    The only thing that disables 911 Assist that I am aware of is doing the tweaks in FORSCAN to get Nav in Motion. Cause you really aren’t turning in Nav in Motion, you are telling Sync you are located in Europe.


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    No, only using the reformat tool, upgrades don't use this they use a autoinstall.lst, but i've read multiple places you can autoinstall.lst back to 19200 or lower then use the reformat tool anyway
     
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    it's doesn't have a Europe license.
     
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    Finally got around to this tonight...

    Removing the Navigation in Motion (NiM) functionality and performing a master reset from the SYNC GUI does indeed bring back the "US" version of English.

    The "UK" english version is not an option with NiM disabled. Very interesting.

    I also noticed that my APIM is now throwing a DTC code, saying it's an incompatible configuration with the current module. Doesn't seem to be hurting anything.
     
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    Just did this last night on my 17. I was killing myself trying to use the Ford site to update from 2.3. I couldn't get the Ford files to extract correctly. Finally I found the post on the Gen 4 forum by chance... I used one 16GB USB thumb drive. Two would have been easier, but not a must. Downloaded two files to my pc. Extracted one to the USB drive, loaded it to the Expy. Deleted the file off the thumb drive, extracted the other file, loaded it to the Expy and walla. Worked like a charm. ~27 min for the second file to download also. ~13.5GB for that one.
    Thanks LokiWolf!


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    Glad to help! @Cyanlabs deserves the credit for writing those instructions and compiling the files! He made it SO much easier vs the first 2 times I did it!!! Make sure you also do the 19274 update. Should be 3 installs total unless you slip streamed the 19274 update in to the 2nd step.


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  9. HawkX66

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    I didn't do the 19274 update. Haven't read up on it to see if it's worth it to go back and do it. I will now... Thanks and definitely thanks to Cyanlabs!
     
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    I did the 19274 update this morning. I was surprised and a little unhappy to loose my Pandora phone app over blue tooth. I'm hoping it's just a setting or maybe the first time I run the app over usb it'll be saved. The message said, "SYNC-enabled Mobile Nav apps can only be found when connected via USB." Other than that, no issues and was about 5 min start to finish.



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