unhookt wrote:This feature seems to intermittently disappear from Google Maps. There are many threads about it. No one seems to know for sure why this is happening, but Google has apparently been made aware of the problem. As of today, it's gone.
It's too bad that we can't use an alternative service and/or have options as to which service we want to use. Mapquest offers a similar function, but only for vehicles with OnStar (GM) and Sync (Ford) systems.
i had the issue of SEVERAL features disappearing from Google Maps and most were resolved by updating Chrome which does not provide a popup or notification when an update is available. supposedly there is a symbol on the header somewhere. i have not noticed this symbol, but blogs report this.
now, i still have not retrieved the distance measuring tool and it is apparently gone for good. have not seen it in a long time or its been moved and i have not run across it yet
2011 SL; 44,598 mi, 87% SOH. 2013 S; 44,840 mi, 91% SOH. 2016 S30; 29,413 mi, 99% SOH. 2018 S; 25,185 mi, SOH 92.23%. 2019 S Plus; 3058.5 mi, 99.02% SOH
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