2018 Gold Wing Navigation/Software Update

Keeping your Gold Wing’s navigation system updated with the latest maps and directions helps you get the most out of one of your bike’s most useful features. We’ll walk you through all the steps here. It’s easy to do, but if you run into any difficulties you can always contact your Honda dealer. Ready to get started? Let’s go.

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how to update navigation

What you’ll need

Format the Drive

  1. Insert the USB drive into an available USB port on your computer.
  2. On your computer, locate the “removable disc” for the flash drive.
  3. Right-click and the select “Format” from the sub-menu. (Note: This step will erase all existing content from the drive.)
  4. Select “NTFS,” from the drop down menu.
  5. Click “OK” when the “Warning” message appears.
  6. Click “OK” when the “Format Complete” message appears.

Download the Software

  1. Download the software to your computer. Download the file here:START DOWNLOAD
  2. Save the file to your computer.
  3. Copy the file onto your USB drive.
  4. Once the download is complete, remove the USB drive from your computer.

Update Your Gold Wing

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  • Connect USB Drive

    Connect the USB drive containing the downloaded file to your motorcycle. Gold Wing Airbag models have the USB connector located in the trunk; all other Gold Wing models have the connector located in the center storage compartment in front of the seat.

    Connect USB Drive

Note that updating your navigation system overwrites your favorites and history, and resets your “beep” volume to the default value. Updating the system will not affect XM/FM presets.

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