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Old 02-11-2013, 06:27 AM
dario pinet dario pinet is offline
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navigation

my navigation is not going to sleep,the light still on, and in couple days my battery is dead,
look like i need new navigation ,does any member has this problem before?
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:29 AM
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i got a nav you can get from me.. im going to swap my factory one out with aftermarket anyway. so u can get the drive and cpu for 200... **** i will even thro in the disc changer for 25 more
i have a 97 bmw 740il i think they use same in ur yr n mine. far as i know
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Old 02-11-2013, 02:44 PM
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look ok , but i need make sure if my navigation is the problem, i no want to buy urs if i have same problem, look like need check the circuit and module in my car before do it , thanks i let you know.
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Old 02-11-2013, 07:52 PM
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look ok , but i need make sure if my navigation is the problem, i no want to buy urs if i have same problem, look like need check the circuit and module in my car before do it , thanks i let you know.
ok u welcome. thought i would help as much as i can
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:55 PM
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Mein Auto: E23;E30;E38;E32;E34 +
OP - You said the Nav is not shutting down and then you are not sure if the Nav is the problem. OK - what else doesn't shut off?
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Old 02-12-2013, 06:19 AM
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just the navigation lights
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:44 PM
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Has the nav been removed recently, and if so is it the Mk3?
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:25 PM
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it is mk2 , yes i removed couple time and i put back, just work ,but like i said all the lights still on
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Old 02-13-2013, 12:25 AM
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I am starting to think: Plug part out; earth not remade; bent pin in one of the plugs. Funny how the 'I had it out a couple of times' part got glossed over....
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:03 AM
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thanks i willl.
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:05 PM
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I bent the pins,nothing change also there couple speakers make a lot noise (static) ,so i disconect this speakers and the navigation,still have stereo and also loose 0.3 volt each 12 hours,i mean every night
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