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Old 06-29-2022, 06:35 PM   #1
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Tuscany Antenna ID

My in-dash Xite Infotainment Rand GPS has never stayed actively connected. I'm trying to track down the GPS antenna, which I've heard can be loose under the dash. So far no luck, but got me wondering about the roof antenna.

Does anyone know if the roof antenna on a Tuscany is the AM/FM radio antenna?
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Old 07-04-2022, 01:38 AM   #2
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My in-dash Xite Infotainment Rand GPS has never stayed actively connected. I'm trying to track down the GPS antenna, which I've heard can be loose under the dash. So far no luck, but got me wondering about the roof antenna.

Does anyone know if the roof antenna on a Tuscany is the AM/FM radio antenna?
pretty sure that you are correct. The GPS antenna is usually a little dome about the diameter of a half dollar coin. Read this. might be something these folks experienced?https://www.rvforum.net/threads/xcit...system.107665/
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Old 07-06-2022, 04:04 AM   #3
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Thanks for the info! My Rand GPS just never worked right. I recently bought a Garmin.
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Old 07-13-2022, 01:05 PM   #4
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That antenna on the roof is for the radio same as mine, and they don’t work very well, our Tuscany never had a gps antenna installed, I bought one from amazon and just put it on the dash against the windshield and it works fine
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Old 07-13-2022, 05:55 PM   #5
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I was hoping someone would post a picture of the antenna. I have been all over my roof over the years and have no idea where the GPS antenna is. It has worked perfectly ever since new and still does so it has never been a concern.

Given the Rand is going away as far as support I will have to change it out eventually to something newer down the road but not until it quits.

Anyone still using RM needs to have updated the firmware and of course the program. The updates the last couple years fixed the original bugs.
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Old 07-20-2022, 02:59 AM   #6
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I finally located the GPS antenna. It was loosely wrapped around the upper part of the brake pedal arm. Kind of explains why the Rand GPS never stayed connected very long. It's only about an inch and a half square.Click image for larger version

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Old 07-20-2022, 01:06 PM   #7
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That is pretty sorry installation

I looked and mine appears to go to the right side and up behind the vents

Anyone else find theirs?
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