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#4 of 13 New Nav DVD - how to install it?
Mar 12, 2007 (10:21 am)
In the user guide for Navigation, there is a diagram on page 23 that says:
"Note: On vehicles fitted with electric seats, it is
necessary to raise the left-hand seat to its
highest setting and then power the seat
forward to its foremost position, before
accessing the navigation DVD unit.
1. Turn the ignition to position I, then move
the lock/unlock button on the front of the
DVD unit to the unlock position.
2. If a DVD is already loaded, push the eject
3. Load the Navigation DVD with the printed
side upwards. Do not allow moisture or
foreign objects to enter the slot.
4. Move the lock/unlock button to the lock
However, when I try that, all I can see is the REAR of the DVD drive. It looks like the front is facing the front of the vehicle - that is 180 degrees off from what the book says..
So I try to see if I can load it from the front, and there is a kick cover protecting the front of the electronics of the seat... with no visible way of removing or moving it...
#5 of 13 Re: New Nav DVD - how to install it? [dandrews1]
Mar 12, 2007 (11:50 am)
Ok, nevermind... called Land Rover customer support. THEY told me to check under the passenger seat (??!!) so I looked, and of course, it's just the power amplifier!
So I go back to the driver's side with the guy on the phone - he says It should be right there - and it is, it's just that it's the back of the thing that is facing me, not the front (just in case he still wasn't sure, I quoted him the partnumber off the top of the DVD drive - also the brandname "Denso" should have given it away!)
In any case, he says he doesn't know, and tells me to go to the nearest dealership.
Ok, let's put your thinking cap on I said (after hanging up). I can SORT of blindly reach over the top of the thing and reach the front and feel the lock latch and the eject button..
So I unlock it and hit the eject button... and out comes the DVD disc which gets shot into a wiring harness for the power seats... Sigh. So I fish around and manage to pick it up without scratching it too much.
Ok, so now I know where it comes out - right near the top. So I get a screwdriver and reach around the front and push the wiring harness down and out of the way - go back to the back seat, fish out my new DVD nav disc, and have to hold it by the tips of my fingers and with both hands to maneuver it into position without scratching it, and trying not to get it snagged on any wires, stray pieces of metal, and various other bits under there that would spell bad news for an optical disc. OK, managed to get it in and locked the tray door.
Back to the front, put the seats back (love those memory seats!) where the Nav screen shows "Loading System Software" for about 2 minutes... ok, so I wait a bit, then get presented with the same old screen I always got (was kind of hoping for the newer slick-looking interface from the LR2) so ok, no big deal, it must have those streets around my house fixed, and those that are completely missing put right? Right?
Paid $200.00, and got basically the same sets of maps which are 5 years out of date in my area. So what did I get for my 200 bucks? 2300 new bookstores, coffeeshops and theatres in the POI database - which I'm sure through some corporate deal they are making money off of it...
How about me? You remember me? The consumer? The one who was after ACCURATE MAPS?
I guess by now I should know better.
Apr 12, 2007 (6:54 pm)
When my phone rings the caller ID on the BlueTooth displays the number received 2 calls ago and not the most recent call, any idea how to adjust so that the incoming caller ID is displayed?
#7 of 13 Nav Problems
Jan 07, 2010 (8:40 am)
Purchased a 2010 RRS within the last month and I am experiencing intermittent problems with the Nav system. Sometimes when I try to access the system it won't let me input an address or access any other functions other than the Home and Emergency setting. Has anyone else experienced this problem?
#8 of 13 Re: Nav Problems [dchamp72]
Jan 07, 2010 (9:07 am)
Not to sound strange, but is the truck stationery or moving when it locks you out of trying to input destination?
My GPS ALWAYS locks you out of inputting a destination when it is moving - a safety issue I assume.
Try stopping the truck at the lights or just in your driveway...
If it still locks you out when you're stopped, then you're having a legitimate issue, and should take it to your stealership.
If possible, have a passenger take a video of it acting up. I had to provide photo proof of a major roof leak before the dealership believed there was one...
#9 of 13 Re: Nav Problems [dandrews1]
Jan 07, 2010 (9:18 am)
Just a trivial FYI, the word is stationary.
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#10 of 13 Re: Nav Problems [dandrews1]
Jan 07, 2010 (10:35 am)
It has definitely happened while moving. I don't recall if it has locked me out while stationary. But it sounds like a possible cause. I will test it out and let you know. Thanks!
#11 of 13 Re: Nav Problems [dandrews1]
Jan 12, 2010 (7:41 am)
That was the problem. Thanks.
#12 of 13 Re: Nav Problems [dchamp72]
Jan 12, 2010 (8:26 am)
The dealer sales person is supposed to spend about an hour with you when you pick up your truck to go over how to work it and all the systems.
This tidbit of info was relayed to me during the pickup process.
During my pickup, they paired the bluetooth on my cellphone with the truck, showed me how to set the memory seats, programmed my favourite radio channels, and the controls on the radio, showed me how the gps, and offroad systems worked, showed me how to access the spare tire, where the cupholders were (lol). you get the point.
#13 of 13 By Pass Safety Lock Out
Sep 09, 2010 (4:53 pm)
Does anyone know how to shut off the moving vehicle lock out safety function? It is driving my wife nuts and she wants me to go back to my portable Garmin GPS and keep the LR3's turned off when she is in the truck. Maybe I should anyway since the database in the LR3 GPS is very limited but maybe someone out there has an answer.
I own a 2009 LR3 HSE.