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Questions and answers

Questions and answers

pg. 56 Questions and answers

Questions and answers

Q - The car's position on the map is incorrect or jumps
A - The Global Positioning System (GPS) indicates the car's position with an accuracy of about 65 feet (20 meter). Accuracy may be even less when driving on roads lying parallel to another road, winding roads, roads on several levels and also after driving a long distance without making any distinct turns. Tall buildings and mountains, tunnels, viaducts, over/underpasses, etc., also have a negative affect on the reception of GPS signals, which means that the estimation of the car's position may not be precise.

Q - VNS does not always calculate the fastest/shortest route.
A - When calculating a route, distance, width of road, type of road, number of right or left turns, traffic circles, etc., are all taken into account when calculating the best theoretical route. Experience and local knowledge may, however, lead to a more effective choice of route.

Q - The VNS system chooses toll roads, freeways, and ferries even though I have opted to avoid them.
A - When calculating routes over longer distances, for technical reasons the system can only use major roads. If you select NO for toll roads, freeways, and ferries, they will be avoided as much as possible, but will be used if no other reasonable alternative is available.

Q - After being transported, the car's position on the map is incorrect.
A - If the car is transported, for example by ferry or train, or in such a way as to impede the reception of GPS signals, it can take up to 5 minutes to calculate the car's new position correctly.

Q - The car's position on the map is incorrect after the car battery has been disconnected.
A - If power has been cut from the GPS antenna, it can take more than 15 minutes for the GPS signals to be received correctly and the car's position to be calculated.

Q - The map image does not correspond with actual conditions.
A - Factors such as the constant expansion and rebuilding of the road network, new traffic regulations constantly being introduced , etc., mean that the digital map database is not always complete. New maps are periodically developed and point of interest information updated. Further information is available from your Volvo retailer, or at http://navi.volvocars.com.

Q - The scale of the map sometimes changes.
A - The scale is affected by the speed of the car. At speeds in excess of approximately 85 mph (140 km/h), the largest degree of magnification is 0.2 miles (250 meters). When speed is reduced to 75 mph (120 km/h), the system can once again show all degrees of magnification. If no detailed map information is available, the largest degree of magnification is 0.3 miles (500 meters), regardless of speed.

Always observe posted speed limits.

Q - One or more menu options are not available.
A - Go to System options and select Reset to default to return to factory settings.

Q - The VNS system indicates the route on which I am already driving even though I select Calculate new route or Detour.
A - The system cannot find a better alternative to the current route.

Q - The car symbol on screen jumps forward or spins.
A - The system may need a few seconds to sense the position and movement of the car before you drive off. Switch off the VNS system and the ignition. Switch on the ignition again and restart VNS, but remain at a standstill for approximately 15-20 seconds before driving off.

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