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Honda Accord, Navigation System, Sedan
#322 of 333 Aftermarket Navi
Oct 28, 2011 (4:25 pm)
Just bought a new Accord EX-L, suddenly realized it has an aftermarket navigator lol... Not a very good one, in fact, strongly believe it's simply dangerous to use while driving... But anyway. Having that it was never mentioned to me that it's an aftermarket navigator/audio, - and the manual provided is for the factory one - what are my chances to... I dunno... negotiate some money back at dealership? Negotiate at least something lol. Anything that could be done at all?
#323 of 333 Re: Aftermarket Navi [donut433]
Oct 28, 2011 (4:20 pm)
What does your paperwork show and/or the window sticker? Did they charge the same $$ as the factory model? If so, I would be raising holy he# If they are passing off inferior aftermarket navigation units as factory ones, not only are they playing dirty, but I wonder if that's legal?
#324 of 333 Re: Aftermarket Navi [mrbill1957]
Oct 28, 2011 (4:47 pm)
so what do you think is it that could be asked/done? Like I said, it was never mentioned either verbally or in the paperwork that it's not a factory one, and there is no separate amount for navi anywhere, just a gross total for the whole thing... therefore I assume it was charged as for a factory one. And "raising holy he#" is excatly what I am asking about)))) But how and what exactly should be said to those guys? They are professionals after all, if you see what I mean, and there is a paper (signed of course at the buy) stating some like "aftermarket items are non-cancelable"... Looking for a magic spell here i guess)))))
#325 of 333 Re: Aftermarket Navi [donut433]
Oct 28, 2011 (5:57 pm)
you mentioned the manual for the navi is the factory one? I would think if you actually got an aftermarket one, there will be some differences. I'm sure they can't copy a true Honda navi without copyright issues. I would start by pointing out that the manual doesn't match. I would also look at the purchase contract. The MSRP amount should be there, you can verify online that the MSRP matches the MSRP for a Accord Navi auto. If it does, then you should have recieved a car with the factory Navi. You paid for it, you should get it.
#326 of 333 Re: Aftermarket Navi [mrbill1957]
Oct 28, 2011 (11:03 pm)
Well, it's getting more interesting)))) MSRP was about 28K which matches the one for Accord Navi, then (I just found that piece of paper) they threw in Navi for 2.3K additionally... Just found that paper, like I said. Stupid of me, no question about it, but again they never mentioned Navi being non-factory... So the only card I have is a non-matching manual. Ok, will see what happens))) Thanks!
#327 of 333 Honda Accord Navigation dead!
Jan 07, 2012 (3:32 am)
My accord'4 is annoying me as it automatically resets itself after every 5 mins. It's just enough time for me to adjust a setting before I lose control. I've tried to do the diagnostic and was able to for a few minutes to see that everything seemed to check out, at least on "system" etc. But it resets quickly. I am looking for an replacement on car detail equipment.
#328 of 333 Re: Honda Accord Navigation dead! [aaronsteven]
Jan 07, 2012 (1:34 pm)
Before you replace the nav system, check its DVD for scratches, clean it, and try another one in the drive.
#329 of 333 Re: DST Update [RF_Burns]
Jan 08, 2012 (5:50 am)
In the 08 Accord Sedan EXL-V6 Navi, mine seems to update as soon as it bluetooth connects to the iphone the first time after a time change. My guess is that it pulls the time from the phone.
#330 of 333 Where to send navi for repair
Feb 13, 2012 (11:22 pm)
Can anyone provide me with contact information for sending my 2005 Accord Alpine Navi dvdrom in for repair.
#331 of 333 Re: Navigation [stanwelks]
Mar 12, 2012 (10:07 am)
BEWARE of the navi system. Every single functionally of the touchscreen is booted up by the navi unit. If the navi unit goes bad (like mine did) - you cannot check your trip computer....climate control....radio/cd (you must use the knob - no presets etc). It's awful. A total design flaw and I cannot get anyone at honda to help. They want me to pay thousands of dollars for a new unit. CRAZY. I bought a brand new car (now granted it is old 2003) with certain functionalities that should NOT be connected to the NAVI unit.
Anyone have suggestions...please let me know. THANKs.