The saveACopy method from the MapDocument class in the arcpy.mapping module does not save the map document properly unless a previous version is specified.
Last Published: September 8, 2015ArcGIS for Desktop
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September 3, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
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Duplicate ofBUG-000090523:This BUG is identical to 90523. They both have to do with saving MXDs after removing Bing layers.
In the saveACopy method, save the map document to a previous version. For example: saveACopy (in_MXD file ArcGIS Desktop version 10.0)