Map and Product Update Overview




To update your maps, you will need:
  • One SD card, 8GB or higher
  • Computer with internet access
  • Constant power in your vehicle. Any power interruption will corrupt the data and force you to start over.




  • Insert a blank SD card into your navigation unit.
  • On the navigation interface, touch: Settings > System > About > Update
  • Your vehicle will automatically imprint a unique ID code on the SD card.
  • Remove SD card from vehicle, then place in a computer with Internet access.
  • While viewing this page, click on Launch Garmin Express below.
  • Follow the instructions in the Garmin Express application to update your software. If your software is up to date, skip the next 2 steps to update maps directly.
  • After Garmin Express finishes your download, remove the SD card from your computer and insert into your vehicle.
  • The software update will start automatically and your navigation unit will reboot after the update is completed.
  • Remove SD card from vehicle.
  • Continue on to the next step if you wish to update your maps.
  • Insert a blank SD card into your navigation unit.
  • On the navigation interface, touch: Settings > System > About > Update
  • Your vehicle will automatically imprint a new unique ID code on the SD card.
  • Remove SD card from vehicle, then place in a computer with Internet access.
  • While viewing this page, click on Launch Garmin Express below.
  • Follow the instructions in the Garmin Express application to update your maps.
  • After Garmin Express finishes your download, remove the SD card from your computer and insert into your vehicle.
  • Follow the instructions on the navigation unit to transfer the map data from the SD card to your vehicle.