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#243 of 327 Navigation Override Switch Works Perfect!
Jun 02, 2008 (8:24 am)
I love everything about my 2007 Camry Hybrid except the fact that the Toyota Lawyers will not let customers use the Navigation system while the car is rolling. I have looked at many forum postings on this subject. I have tried many of the secret menu hacks... But none of these software overrides work with the latest Map DVD.
I have found a workable hardware solution. I have installed a switch to temporarily interrupt the speed signal to the Nav system when I need access to the menus. (Don't just cut the wire. There are times when you NEED the speed signal.) I just installed the switch inside the center console storage box. Flip the switch and you get full control of the menus. Flip it back for normal driving. You can find pinout information here: http://www.oemvalue.com/installcamry07.htm#pluglayout (Look for R12 pinouts.)
#244 of 327 Need Help w/ Navi!
Jun 06, 2008 (7:56 am)
Can anyone explain the little red dots on the Navi screen that appear to trace a path that I may have traversed previously? I'm sure it's some sort of automatic memory, but a definitive explanation would be welcome. I found nothing in the Navi book on this, but I'm sure I overlooked something. They are very faint red and white circles that seem to come and go, and sometimes -- but not always -- dot the path I've previously taken. I have a 2009 TCH with v.7.2 (upgraded to 8.0, disabling the speed lock-out)
#245 of 327 Re: Need Help w/ Navi! [nkaizer]
Jun 09, 2008 (3:25 pm)
You have the Route Trace feature turned on. To disable Route Trace and delete the little red dots do the following:
Touch 'Map View'
Touch 'Yes' or 'No' to keep or delete the little red dots.
#246 of 327 Re: Which version? [barbs090]
Jun 09, 2008 (3:28 pm)
If you have the correct Search Area selected, and your address doesn't appear, please call Toyota 800 331 4331 and provide them with the full address. They will forward to the map suppliers to investigate.
#247 of 327 Re: Navigation System [jaxs1]
Jun 09, 2008 (3:40 pm)
Inputting address via Voice Recognition
1. Push the push to talk (PTT) button and say, "Address."
2. Push the PTT button and say, "Arizona." Or your state name.
3. Push the PTT button and say, "Phoenix." Or your city name.
4. Push the PTT button and say, "North 34th Drive." Or your street name.
5. Push the PTT button and say, "6322." Or say your house number as single digits. It wont recognize anything but single digits.
6. Touch 'Enter' to get route guidance.
Refer to your Navigation Quick Guide for the exact steps above. Also, remember to close the windows, sunroof (if you have one), stop any conservations inside, dont have any air conditioning vents pointed upwards, and wait for the beep to give your commands.
Also, if you use it enough you can disable the voice prompts to move through the menus a lot faster. To disable the voice instructions for address input only do the follwoing steps:
1. Press the MENU panel button.
2. Touch 'Setup'.
3. Scroll down to page 2/3
4. Touch 'OFF' for 'Voice Recognition Guidance'.
5. Touch 'OK' at the bottom of the screen to confirm your selection.
Good luck and use the Navigation Quick Guide for guidance.
#248 of 327 Re: NAV system defaults--can you override them [loves2read]
Jun 09, 2008 (3:50 pm)
How to disable the Screen Transition feature:
1. Press the INFO panel button
2. Touch 'Screen Setting.'
3. Touch 'OFF' for the 'Automatic transition from Audo to Navigation....'
4. Touch 'OK' to confirm your selection.
The navigation system will now stay on the audio/CD screen if that was the last feature you used.
#249 of 327 Re: NAV system defaults--can you override them [loves2read]
Jun 11, 2008 (9:38 am)
No you can not have XM Radio info and map information on split screen at the same time which is available on our Infiniti screen. You can have XM information stay on the screen full time by going to SCREEN SETTINGS - SET AUTOMATIC TRANSITION FROM AUDIO TO NAVIGATION/ETC to OFF. To return to map screen you will need to push MAP button or Audio Button.
I find Toyota Navigation system compared to Infiniti system in my case leaves a lot to be desired. It is badly in need of a make over. Also buying a map update which comes out each year in Oct - Nov at $300 is little steep.
I do love my Camry Hybrid
#250 of 327 Re: Need Help w/ Navi! [navguy1]
Jun 13, 2008 (8:24 am)
I recorded a route through Route Trace and saved it. How can I get rid of the route markers now, after it was saved?
#251 of 327 Re: Need Help w/ Navi! [nkaizer]
Jun 19, 2008 (4:16 am)
You mention that you "upgraded to 8.0, disabling the speed lock-out". How did you disable the speed lock-out?
#252 of 327 Re: Need Help w/ Navi! [timh4]
Jun 19, 2008 (5:58 am)
I bought a version 8.0 off eBay from some guy. He apparently made the DVD himself by combining an old Navi (w the diagnostic override) with a new one (w/o the override). Th einstrucitons that came with the disc are excellent. To disable the Navi speed lockout, after installing the new v.8.0 disc., you hit menu, volume, upper left, bottom left, upper left, bottom left and then press and hold override. This enables you to make calls while driving and operate the Navi while in motion. I paid $69.00 for the DVD and directions for my 09 TCH. Five minutes first time installation. Let me know if you can't find it on the internet and I'll have somebody make a copy of it and send it out to you. I think this is much more practical that cutting wires and removing pins from the speed lockout, but hey, whatever the public wants, right?