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Lexus LS 460, Navigation System, Sedan
Aug 28, 2007 (12:58 pm)
I could do without the nav, but have to have the ML. Wish
they had ML with a suction cup.
#26 of 44 Re: New option on Lexus.com for mapping information... [roddmod11]
Aug 28, 2007 (5:36 pm)
I use a portable Magellan (similar to the Garmin) for my Harley (attaches right to the handlebar), and I've also used it when I've gone cross country skiing. However, as good as it is, it doesn't hold a candle to the Lexus nav system. Also, you don't have to throw away the Lexus system, your dealer can easily update it yearly.
#27 of 44 Nav Map Software Update
May 29, 2008 (12:50 pm)
Has anyone actually had the mapping SW on the LS460 updated? I'm told by the parts guy that unlike the LS430 which just involved replacing the DVD, the LS460 mapping software is on the hard drive, and is updated through a firewire port via some sort of memory stick ($265 plus labor). Can anyone confirm any of this, or provide some details around how the Nav is updated in the LS460?
#28 of 44 Re: Nav Map Software Update [chasfj]
May 29, 2008 (1:17 pm)
I can confirm what you say--mine was updated by the dealer to ver. 7.1. Don't know the cost as they didn't charge me.
#29 of 44 Re: Nav Map Software Update [sidgriggs]
May 30, 2008 (3:57 am)
When did you buy your car? Does Lexus cover the update for a period of time?
How do you find out the version of the software?
I just got my 2008 LS460 (previous car S500), I feel the Nav system works pretty well, including the voice command.
My only problem so far is after I program security gate clicker successfully, it somehow didM not work. I wonder if anyone has any experience in this matter?
#30 of 44 Want a rebate on that Nav System?
Jul 08, 2008 (6:22 am)
After a *lot* of complaining, I got a rebate for the cost of my Nav system. Here is a link to my check -- www.LexusOverride.com --. Copy it and take it to your showroom and fight to get yours too. I have spoken to Lexus about getting a rebate to all www.LexusOverride.com registrants - so far without success. But if they gave a rebate, they must know at some level it just isn't right!
#31 of 44 Re: Want a rebate on that Nav System? [sandy_eggo]
Jul 08, 2008 (9:59 am)
I'd love to get the rebate too. I do I have to do to get it?
I have registered with override.com.
#32 of 44 Re: Want a rebate on that Nav System? [sandy_eggo]
Jul 08, 2008 (11:54 am)
I am not planning to go as far as asking for a rebate from Lexus, but I do hope that a lot of readers of this forum will register with http://www.lexusoverride.com/ to make it clear to Lexus that they should try to find a solution to this problem.
We (or our passenger) should be able to enter a Nav destination without having to get off the highway.
#33 of 44 Override
Mar 02, 2009 (12:29 am)
There is an override kit from Prestigious Society that works. It's a plug and play module that lets you use the system in motion. It's about $299 which is pricey but it does do the job.
For some information and chungprestigioussociety is a good information. If you live in LA they can install it for you. It's actually a Japanese kit but they happen to be the US distributor for it. They are a great company to deal with. It works with the 7.1 and the 8.1 map updates for the LS460, LS460L, and the LS600HL.
#34 of 44 Lower cost map disc
Jun 22, 2009 (11:39 am)
Did anyone else get the email for the $199 map disc? It says its until the end of the month.