Last post on Oct 07, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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#1 of 3 09 MDX programmed info mysteriously erased??
Oct 07, 2009 (5:37 am)
Hi, i have an '09 MDX purchased a few months ago, only have a few hundred miles on it but had programmed maybe a dozen addresses, XM presets, voice-activated phone numbers to dial and changed screen/program settings and preferences, and added a PIN.
Started car today after not having driven it for a few weeks and all of this was gone - only things remaining were home address (but without phone #) and bluetooth link to my phone - everything else was gone!
Any idea what would cause this?? I was using same key I normally use, battery hadn't died/no other issues w the car. What could have caused the whole system to reset?
#2 of 3 Re: 09 MDX programmed info mysteriously erased?? [pg2009]
Oct 07, 2009 (8:49 am)
I've had this happen a two times on my 09 Tech/Ent as well. In my case, for some random reason, the car did not properly detect that driver 1 was entering the car. In my case, I noticed because all my radio station presets were missing.
No problem. Turn off the car, and re-enter. Make sure on the little screen it says "Welcome" AND "Driver 1".
Hope that helps if it's similar to your case.
#3 of 3 Re: 09 MDX programmed info mysteriously erased?? [sfbayalameda]
Oct 07, 2009 (5:09 pm)
Got it, thanks. And yup, that appears to have been the issue - I put in the key this afternoon and everything was back to normal, though interestingly, I had re-programmed 6 of the XM presets and it remembered those on one of the modes (XM2) and the original ones on XM1. Strange! Thanks for the help.