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Old 12-26-2012, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by GroveTuckey View Post
I agree with you 100%. Even if this will not work with the 2013 maps I at least have a newer map set loaded.
Ok. I spoke with him and I just learned something here that I was not aware of. Apparently the map codes are backwards compatible, in that they can be used for any Map Year equal to or before the year for which it is generated. So for example, if he generated a 2015 Map Code, it would allow for a CIC System Map update using 2013, 2014, and 2015 Maps. Then if the 2016 Maps were used, it would then prompt you for a new FSC Code. Of course under that scenario, the Map FSC Code would be sold for $150 instead of $50 since it is good for 3 years.

So, your 2013 FSC Code is good for any older version, plus 2013 if you can ever get it working.

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