Posts: 13521
Joined: Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:31 pm
Delivery Date: 28 Jul 2013
Location: SF Bay Area, CA

Re: Free Map update

Wow. That sucks. I don't even have a Leaf any longer and when I had a '13, the map updates were certainly not free. My former '19 Bolt (got bought back by GM at the 3 year mark, related to battery recall) didn't even have a nav system (not even an option). For maps, you had to use CarPlay or Android Auto. I used CarPlay with Apple Maps, Waze and Google Maps (I use this the least).

You could get some navigation via Moronstar but that'd a paid service but I never tried it for that.

'22 Niro EV
'19 Bolt Premier (bought back by GM)
'13 Leaf SV w/premium (former)
'13 Leaf SV w/QC + LED & premium (lease over)

Please don't PM me with Leaf questions. Just post in the topic that seems most appropriate.
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Feb 15, 2022 2:00 am
Delivery Date: 31 Jan 2022
Leaf Number: 205600

Re: Free Map update

What a disaster, almost a horror story! It's really beyond imagination that this update problem has still not been resolved by Nissan. WHY? Is the problem to complex for Nissan to solve it, or have they stop the support for the Nissan Leaf software? Also the lack of communication from Nissan is very disappointing.
I also drive a Volvo XC60, and I receive map updates about 10 times a year! .
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Dec 03, 2022 5:16 pm
Delivery Date: 0- 0-2021
Leaf Number: 130150

Re: Free Map update

About six weeks ago ago and without informing me Nissan downloaded a satnav/map update into my 2021 Leaf Tekna. Since then my screen keeps displaying 'the satellite navigation system is starting up' but it doesn't start up. My car dealer discovered that the download is incompatible with the system in my car and that Nissan cannot set the software back to the perfectly good system that was working fine before the download. Nissan say they are working on a fix but do not know when it will be ready or downloaded. Mean while I'm having to use Apple CarPlay and my iPhone and lightning cable which is a nuisance and unsatisfactory.
Posts: 3
Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2022 6:45 am
Delivery Date: 28 Jun 2021
Leaf Number: 128265

Re: Free Map update

Few months ago I have upgraded maps on Leaf Tekkna 62kWh, that is what I did:

1) the most important thing:
firstly, go to update firmware menu, untick automaticly download upgrades, now check updates again, then install new firmware

2) after that go to navigation update menu and select update via USB and save map data files to usb pendrive

on your windows computer, install the newest version of nissan map update from:

after that insert usb from step 2) to your computer, the app will recognizes new maps (2022.06) and you are ready to go (download updates on usb and than you will be able to update navi inyour Leaf

the first step is the most important, new software update only could be finded only if you changed updates from auto to manual

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