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I recently had the NAV fixed so a passenger can now enter/edit destinations while in motion. I know I'm not supposed to do this, but while driving home I tested the fix by pressing the "go home" icon.

After returning home, the NAV unit displayed the following message (I'm paraphrasing since I cannot recall the exact words, but it was something like this):

"Your driving can stand improvement"

I know I'm not the best driver around, but I might resume using the Garmin.
 

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I recently had the NAV fixed so a passenger can now enter/edit destinations while in motion. I know I'm not supposed to do this, but while driving home I tested the fix by pressing the "go home" icon.

After returning home, the NAV unit displayed the following message (I'm paraphrasing since I cannot recall the exact words, but it was something like this):

"Your driving can stand improvement"

I know I'm not the best driver around, but I might resume using the Garmin.
I wonder if it was the 'green' features just displaying a message about how you could drive less aggressive to save gas. I know the Pioneer unit has those features built in. It can supposedly check your driving nature and speed and figure out if you are burning fuel in an inefficient manner.
 

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I recently had the NAV fixed so a passenger can now enter/edit destinations while in motion. I know I'm not supposed to do this, but while driving home I tested the fix by pressing the "go home" icon.

After returning home, the NAV unit displayed the following message (I'm paraphrasing since I cannot recall the exact words, but it was something like this):

"Your driving can stand improvement"

I know I'm not the best driver around, but I might resume using the Garmin.
I literally almost fell out of my chair as I read this. That is freaking hysterical! :)
 

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Yeah, it's the eco-nonsense at work. So, what was the "fix"? It's annoying and ridiculous, and it can't really be a law, because I have several late model cars, and some allow you to change while in motion, and some don't. Maybe it's how car companies interpret the regs? Or if they feel they are someone better protected from litigation? The radio manual seems to detail the wires necessary for this feature, almost inviting you to make the change.
 

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The regulation is written like this and different OEMs interpret it differently.

Driver cannot spend more than "X" (I can look it up at the office but I don't remember the number) seconds to enter any destination while moving. A button press and the transition to the next screen count towards the total time. I'll pull the NHTSA regulation when I have a chance for those that care.

For the bypass check out www.avic411.com

That site is THE resource for everything about pioneer navigation systems.

It involves adding a wire to the harness (or moving one that's not used) and grounding it. This puts the head unit into a test mode and opens up the menus while moving.
 

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I purchased the bypass from Matt at [email protected]. Specify the exact Pioneer model. Matt charged $10 for the additional wire along with connector before and after photos and instructions. I had it done by the dealer (charged me $80) as I did not want to try it myself.
 

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RW, perhaps it is just telling you that u need improvement :)
 

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Does anyone know if the navsystem of the Pioneer AVIC-F930BT can show the actual speed? Some other information like max. or average speed would be nice :scratchhead:
 

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Afterwards I let my friend drive it back from a meet (200km away) and he got a 9/10 :(
 

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If you get an Eco-level above 3 you ain't drivin' it right!
 

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After I installed my Pioneer NEX unit with Apple CarPlay I was constantly get a verbal message that I was exceeding the speed limit. Pioneer had set the nav, by default, to warn any time you exceeded the speed limit. took me a hour to figure out how to turn off that feature.
 

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I have a problem now with this unit. I was playing around with some settings for the phone and now it will not connect. I deleted the Nav from the cell phone, it finds the Nav unit on bluetooth but when I try to connect it says rejected. Go to the Nav side and see it is registered. Did a search for devices and it finds nothing. Took another cell phone which has never been connected to the Nav and it can't find it either.

Sent a note to Pioneer and they said sometimes the registry entry can get corrupted so remove it, clear it out of the phone and try again. Ok, makes sense. But I can't see how to remove the registry entry. The only way I see in the instructions and a Google search is you get a delete screen when you try and add the 6th entry (5 maximum) tto ask you which one you want to remove! No instructions to remove just the one :confused: Asked Pioneer that question and never heard back.

So, any thoughts? I guess there is a way to reset the whole thing but then I loose all the settings I have (favorites, phone, audio).
 

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I ended up doing the reset procedure (Users Guide page 197) using the "when the splash screen is showing at power on push the mode and << buttons at the same time, then select delete". It worked but I'm still finding things I need to replace/change to get it back to the way I had it.
 
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