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    PCM 2.1 update

    You can find update cd's on the web that are supposed to make your early pcm 2.1 (early my 2005 cars) play mp3s and also enables you to use later releases of nav dvds.

    Anyone tried these? Do you need to update the firmware in the PCM to use newer nav dvds?

    Re: PCM 2.1 update

    Playing MP3 on a 05 PCM? My dealer said no. I would like to know if there is a way to upgrade it other than replace the PCM.

    Re: PCM 2.1 update

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    426h said:
    You can find update cd's on the web that are supposed to make your early pcm 2.1 (early my 2005 cars) play mp3s and also enables you to use later releases of nav dvds.

    Anyone tried these? Do you need to update the firmware in the PCM to use newer nav dvds?



    1. at far as I know impossible but your dealer has better information using your VIN
    2. update CDs "on the web" are illegal, especially when downloaded for free from torrent sites, etc.
    3. I know already of two(!) cases where CDs/DVDs burned from .iso images found on the internet and used to update PCM rendered the PCM useless. Apparently there are some funny guys out there who like messing around with Cayenne owners or owners of other expensive cars.

    My advice is: hands off such "offers", you'll be sorry.
    It is pretty easy for a pro to modify the content on the CD/DVD to make it update your system but for example with a damaged bootloader.

     
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