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Table of Contents
Introduction .................................4 Displaying Current Location......... 21 By Place Phone Number ............... 41
Manual Overview............................4 Traffic Display Legend.................. 22 By Coordinate ............................... 42
System Overview ...........................4 AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic ..... 23 By Destination Lists ...................... 43
Accessories Precautions .................5 Traffic Status Indicator .................. 23 Verifying Destination Lists ........... 44
Important Safety Information ........5 Viewing Flow Data ........................ 24 Editing Destination Lists ............... 44
Map Overview.................................6 Viewing Incident Reports .............. 25 By Intersection ..............................44
Current Street................................... 6 System Function Diagram ............ 27 By Map Input ................................ 45
Verified/Unverified Street ............... 6 Showing the Map of Current
Entering a Destination ...............28
Position ...................................... 45
User Agreement ...........................8 By Address .................................... 29 Showing the Map of City ............... 46
Selecting the State or Province ..... 29 Show Map of State ......................... 48
Getting Started ...........................10 Selecting the ZIP Code ................. 30 Show Map of Continental USA and
System Controls ............................ 10 Selecting the City ........................... 30 Canada ....................................... 49
Voice Control Basics .................... 13 Selecting the Street ........................ 32 By Go Home 1 or 2 ....................... 49
Using the Voice Control System ....14 Entering the Street Number .......... 33
Improving Voice Recognition ........14 By Address Book .......................... 34 Driving to Your Destination ......51
Selecting an Item (Button) on the Adding Addresses to the Personal Driving to Your Destination.......... 51
Screen ...................................... 15 Address Book ........................... 35 Calculate Route to Screen ............ 51
Selecting an Item in a List ........... 15 By Previous Destinations .............. 35 Changing the Routing Method ...... 52
Entering Information ................... 16 By Place Name .............................. 36 Viewing the Routes ....................... 52
System Start-up ............................ 18 By Place Category ........................ 37 Viewing the Destination Map ........ 53
System Language Selection .......... 18 Subcategories ................................ 37 Map Screen .................................. 54
Bluetooth HandsFreeLink ........ 19 Place Name .................................... 39 Route Line ..................................... 54
Map Screen Legend ......................20 City Vicinity .................................. 39 Map Screen Legend ...................... 55
Map Screen Description................ 21 Sort by Distance to Travel ............ 40 Guidance Screen .......................... 56
Zoom In/Out .................................. 21 Search by Keyword ....................... 40 Guidance Screen Legend .............. 56
Map Scrolling ................................ 21 Sort by Zagat Rating .......................41 Distance and Time to Destination 57
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Map Menu ..................................... 57 Using Interface Dial to Change Contrast .......................................... 92
Directions ...................................... 58 Destination ............................... 76 Black Level .................................... 92
EXIT INFO (Freeway Exit Entering a Destination from the Volume .......................................... 93
Information) ............................. 59 Menu Screen (while en route) .. 77 Interface Dial Feedback ................ 93
Guidance Mode ............................. 59 Continue Trip to Screen ............... 77 Personal Information .................... 93
Current Location ...........................60 AcuraLink Messages..................... 78 Address Book ................................ 93
Map Legend ..................................60 Home Address ............................... 97
Information Features .................79
Map Scale ..................................... 61 PIN Number .................................. 98
Map Orientation ............................ 62 INFO Screen (Main Info) ............. 79 Previous Destinations .................. 100
Destination Icon ............................ 62 Cellular Phone................................ 79 SET UP Screen (Other) .............. 100
Various Other Icons ...................... 63 Messages ........................................ 80 Basic Settings ............................. 100
Landmark Icons ............................. 63 Traffic Incidents ............................. 80 Units (mile or km) .......................101
Incident Icons ................................. 64 AcuraLink Weather ....................... 80 Voice Recognition Feedback .......101
Weather Icons ................................ 64 Voice Info ...................................... 84 Verbal Reminders .........................101
Showing Icons on the Map............. 67 Calendar ........................................ 85 Routing & Guidance .................. 101
Icon Options .................................. 67 Scenic Road Information ............... 87 Rerouting .....................................101
Going Off the Route ..................... 69 Calculator ...................................... 88 Unverified Area Routing ............. 102
Off-road Tracking ......................... 69 System/Device Information ........... 89 Edit Avoid Area ........................... 106
Viewing/Saving the Current Map Update Status ......................... 89 Edit Waypoint Search Area ........ 108
Location .................................... 70 Roadside Assistance....................... 89 Guidance Mode ........................... 109
Pop-ups and Disclaimers .............. 71 Key to Zagat Ratings .................... 90 Street Name Guidance ................. 109
Traffic Rerouting ........................... 72 Show Wallpaper ............................. 91 Traffic Rerouting.......................... 109
Changing the Route ...................... 73 System Setup ...............................92 Clock Adjustment........................ 110
MENU Screen (Route) ................. 73 SETUP Mode ................................92 Auto Daylight ...............................110
Changing Your Destination .......... 76 SETUP Screen (Main Set up) .......92 Auto Time Zone ...........................111
Find Nearest (Voice command) .... 76 Brightness ...................................... 92 Time Adjustment...........................111
Go Home (Voice command) ......... 76
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Vehicle ........................................111 Entering the Security Code ......... 122 Glossary ....................................155
Off-road Tracking ........................111 GPS Initialization ....................... 122 Glossary ...................................... 155
Correct Vehicle Position ..............112 Map Matching ............................ 123
Color .......................................... 113 Voice Command Index .............158
System Limitations ...................124
Map Color ....................................113 Global Commands ...................... 158
Menu Color ..................................114 GPS Reception Issues ................. 124 Navigation General Commands .. 158
Switching Display Mode Manually Database Limitations ...............125 Navigation Display Commands... 159
..................................................114 Find Place Commands ................ 160
Switching Display Mode Client Assistance ......................127 Climate Control Commands ....... 161
Automatically ..........................115 Radio Voice Commands ............. 162
Language..................................... 116
Coverage Areas .........................129 Disc Voice Commands ............... 163
Wallpapers Setting ...................... 116 Map Coverage ............................. 129 HDD Voice Commands .............. 163
Importing Pictures from USB.......117 U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas .... 129 AUX Voice Commands .............. 163
Selecting Wallpaper Pictures ........117 Canada Detailed Coverage Areas .... 134 USB Voice Commands ............... 164
Delete Pictures on HDD ...............118 Operation in Alaska, Hawaii, iPod Voice Commands................ 164
Reset Factory Default Settings .... 118 Canada, and Puerto Rico ........ 144 Bluetooth Audio Commands ..... 164
Clear Personal Data .................... 119 Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Cellular Phone Voice Commands
AcuraLink/Messages .................. 120 Puerto Rico.............................. 144 ................................................ 165
Traffic & Weather Status ............ 120 Other Map Issues ......................... 144 SET UP Screen (Main Set up)
Rearview Camera........................ 121 INFO Screen Differences .............145 Commands .............................. 165
Rearview Camera Brightness Shipping a Vehicle To or From On-Screen Commands ................ 165
Adjustment ..............................121 Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and On-Screen Spelling Assist ......... 166
Rearview Camera Image ..............121 Puerto Rico...............................145
INDEX....................................... 170
System Initialization.................122 Frequently Asked Questions ....146
Others ........................................ 174
System Initialization .................. 122 Troubleshooting ........................154

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Introduction
Manual Overview The back of this manual contains: System Overview
The manual is divided into the Map Coverage (page 129) Your navigation system is a highly
following sections: Cities with Traffic Coverage (page 142) sophisticated location system with
Getting Started - A basic introduction voice control that uses satellites and a
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) map database to show you where you
that discusses the controls and how to (page 146)
communicate with the system. are and to help guide you to a desired
Troubleshooting Guide (page 154) destination.
Entering a Destination - How to enter
an address or locate a point of interest Glossary of Terms (page 155)
The navigation system receives signals
(POI). Voice Command List (page 158) from the global positioning system
Driving to Your Destination - An Operation Specific to Alaska, Hawaii, (GPS), a network of 24 satellites in
explanation of the map features, Canada, and Puerto Rico (page 144) orbit around the earth. By receiving
guidance, and cautions. signals from several of these satellites,
Information Features - Cellular the navigation system can determine the
Phonebook, Voice Info, Map Legend, latitude, longitude, and elevation of your
Calendar, Calculator, Weather vehicle. In addition, a gyroscopic yaw
Information, Traffic Incidents, sensor and a vehicle speed sensor in
Wallpaper, and Key to Zagat Ratings. your vehicle keep track of the direction
System Setup - How to set up and and speed of travel at all times.
tailor the system for your personal
use and use the Address Book.

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Introduction
The navigation system applies location, Accessories Precautions Important Safety Information
direction, and speed information to If you have front or side window tinting The navigation system can distract your
the maps and calculates a route to the installed, be aware that if the tint has attention from the road if you focus
destination you enter. As you drive to metallic properties, it can seriously on the screen or operate the systems
that destination, the system provides degrade or prevent GPS reception. This controls while driving.
map and voice guidance. is because the GPS antenna is located
behind the navigation display in the Enter as much information as possible
The navigation system is easy to into the system before you begin
use. The locations of many places of center of the dashboard.
driving, or when the vehicle is stopped.
business and entertainment are already If you plan to install electronic Then, as you drive, listen to the audio
entered in the system. You can select components such as radar detectors, instructions and use voice commands
any of them as a destination by using vehicle tracking devices, remote when possible.
the Interface Dial or voice control. starters, additional amplifiers, or other
There are several ways to enter a audio components, ensure that they are
destination, such as by point of interest not located near the navigation display
(POI), by address, by phone number, in the center of the dashboard, or near
and by selecting it from the map. The the GPS antenna behind the navigation
last 50 destinations are saved for reuse display. Signal noise emanating from
at a later date. The system also allows these devices can cause intermittent
you to store a home address to simplify disruption of the navigation system.
returning home from your destination.

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Introduction
The navigation system is designed to Map Overview
WARNING provide route information to help you
reach your destination. However, this Current Street
Using the navigation system route guidance may sometimes conflict The current street on which your vehicle
while driving can take your with current road conditions such as is located appears at the bottom of the
attention away from the road, street closures, road construction, map screen (see page 20). A message
causing a crash in which you detours, and out-of-date map data. saying Not on a digitized road may
could be seriously injured or appear instead when you drive half a
killed. Additionally, the system itself has mile away from a mapped road. For
certain limitations (see page 124). more details, see Off-road Tracking on
Follow all operating instructions Therefore, you must verify the audio page 69.
and safety information in this and visual route information provided
manual. by the system by carefully observing Verified/Unverified Street
the roadway, signs and signals, etc. If Your navigation system has two kinds
While driving, do not look at the screen you are unsure, proceed with caution. of streets: verified (red, gray, and pink)
or operate the system controls for more Always use your own good judgment, and unverified (purple). The differences
than a second or so at a time, and only and obey traffic laws while driving. between the two types of streets are
after deciding you can do so safely. Pull contrasted in the chart on page 7.
to the side of the road if you need more
time to look at the screen or operate the
Unverified street
controls.

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Verified streets Unverified streets
These roads are found within metropolitan areas, and These roads are found in rural areas, and typically include
When
include interstate freeways and major roads connecting residential streets away from the center of a town.
displayed
cities.
Shown as red (freeways), pink (state routes), or gray Shown on the daytime map screen as purple.
Street color
(verified streets) on the daytime map screen.
The database vendor has verified these streets. These streets have not been verified by the database
Information like turn restrictions, average speed, and vendor. The system does not contain information on one-
Map quality whether it is a one-way street have been gathered and used way streets, turn restrictions, or the roads average speed.
when creating your route to a destination. They are shown on the map for reference and may have
errors in map location, naming, and address range.
While driving to your destination, the displayed route line Your route line is either a purple dotted vector line, or
Routing is solid blue. The system provides voice and map guidance a dashed pink/blue line. For information on selecting this
differences to your destination. option, and the routing differences, see Unverified Area
Routing on page 102.
There are no pop-up boxes urging extra caution during Regardless of whether the user chooses route guidance,
a route. However, because roads constantly change, you there are cautionary screens before and during the route
Cautions
are urged to use common sense, and always obey posted urging the user to be extra cautious, and obey all traffic
traffic restrictions. restrictions. See Unverified Area Routing on page 102.
Voice guidance issues instructions such as In a half-mile, The phrase if possible is added to each guidance
Guidance
make a right turn. instruction. For example: In a half-mile, make a right
voice
turn, if possible.
Time and The time and distance to go, displayed while en route to The time and distance to go, displayed while en route to
distance a destination, is based on the average speed and distance a destination, is based on the average speed and distance
to go for the roads used for your route. for the roads used for your route.

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User Agreement
In using this HDD Satellite Linked The HDD may not be copied, The Licensors do not guarantee to the
Navigation System (the HDD), duplicated, or otherwise modified, in client that the functions included in
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you are bound by the terms and reuse in any manner. third party.
conditions set forth below. By using The HDD may not be decompiled, The warranty on the HDD shall not
your copy of the HDD, you have reverse engineered or otherwise extend to an exchange or refund due
expressed your Agreement to the terms disassembled, in whole or in part. to misspelling, omission of letters, or
and conditions of this Agreement. You any other cosmetic discrepancy in the
should, therefore, make sure that you The HDD may not be used in a
network or by any other manner of contents of the HDD.
read and understand the following
simultaneous use in multiple systems. The right to use the HDD shall expire
provisions. If for any reason you do not
The HDD is intended solely for either when the user destroys the
wish to be bound by the terms of this HDD or software, or when any of the
Agreement, please return the HDD to personal use (or internal use where
the end-user is a business) by the terms of this Agreement are violated
your dealer. and the Licensors exercise the option
consumer. The HDD is not to be used
for commercial purposes. to revoke the license to use the HDD
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User Agreement
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Getting Started
System Controls AUDIO button
Press to display the audio screen.
For more information on audio system
features, see the Audio section of the
Screen vehicle Owners manual.
INFO button
Displays the Main Info options on
the INFO screen. When selecting
Drivers Temperature Passengers Temperature
the Other tab, displays the Other
options on the INFO screen. See page 79.
Lower Display
MAP/GUIDE button
Displays the map. When en route,
Time (set by navigation system)
switches between the map and
Directions screens. See page 20 or 55.
AUDIO button MENU button
INFO button
Displays the Dest. MENU 1 options
MAP/GUIDE button on the MENU screen. When en route,
displays the Route options on the
MENU screen. See page 28 or 73.
MENU button
Interface Dial/ Display Mode button
ENTER button
Adjusts the screen brightness for Day
Display Mode
button or Night mode, or turns the screen OFF.
CANCEL button See page 114.

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CANCEL button Interface Dial/ENTER button You can also rotate the Interface
Cancels the current screen and returns Dial knob to scroll through a list
to the previous screen display. ENTER or highlight items in a list to select.
After making a selection in a menu
NOTE: or list, push in on the Interface Dial
The BACK button on the steering (ENTER button) to enter the selection
wheel performs the same basic into the system.
function. See BACK button on page 13.
In almost all cases, you can enter a
On the MENU, INFO, and AUDIO selection into the system by pushing in
screens, the BACK or CANCEL button on the Interface Dial.
will not return you to the screen. To KNOB
return to the map screen, press the SELECTOR
MAP/GUIDE button.
To see areas beyond the map that is
displayed, you can move the Interface
Dial left, right, up, or down. Rotating
the Interface Dial knob allows
you to change the scale. Rotating it
clockwise reduces the scale, showing
less area with greater detail. Rotating
it counterclockwise increases the scale,
showing more area with less detail.

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Getting Started
Screen Lower Display
All selections and instructions are Shows a summary of the audio and
displayed on the screen. The Display climate control information, as well as
is not a touch screen - you enter the time. This summary is helpful as a
information into the system either by confirmation when adjusting audio or
voice or by using the Interface Dial. climate by voice.
Clean the screen with a soft, damp The audio summary consists of the
cloth. You may use a mild cleaner radio band, frequency, and volume. For
intended for use on computer screens. XM radio, a brief description of the
station and current music is displayed.
NOTE:
Whenever you shift to R (Reverse), the The climate status consists of the
rear view behind the vehicle is shown drivers and passengers temperature,
on the navigation system screen. See fan speed, ON/OFF (A/C), and vent
page 121. setting. The time is automatically set
by the navigation system. Settings
can be adjusted in SETUP (see Time
Adjustment on page 111).

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Getting Started
Voice Control Basics BACK button
Your vehicle has a voice control system This button has the same function as
that allows hands-free operation of most the CANCEL button. When you press
of the navigation system functions. You and release it, the display returns to the
can also control the audio system and previous screen (except on the INFO,
the climate control system. The voice MENU, and AUDIO screens). When
control system uses the TALK and the previous screen appears, the system
BACK buttons on the steering wheel replays the last prompt.
and a microphone near the map lights When you press this button during
on the ceiling. Microphone (On the ceiling)
voice recognition, voice recognition is
ended. (The display does not return to
TALK button the previous screen.)
PICK-UP This button activates the voice control
button system. Press and release it when you
HANG-UP want to give a voice command. See
button Voice Command Index on page 158 for a
TALK button list of voice commands.

BACK button

NOTE:
While using the voice control system,
all of the speakers are muted.

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Getting Started
Using the Voice Control System If the system does not understand a If you hear a prompt such as Please
You should use the voice control system command or you wait too long to give use the Interface Dial to... or Please
as much as possible, and consider a command, it responds with Pardon, choose an area with the Interface
manual entry using the Interface Dial Please repeat, or Would you say Dial, the system is asking for input that
as a backup method. again. If the system cannot perform cannot be performed using the voice
a command or the command is not control system.
Most of the systems functions can be appropriate for the screen you are on, a
controlled by voice commands activated beep will sound. Improving Voice Recognition
with the TALK button. To control your To achieve optimum voice recognition
navigation system by voice: You can find out which voice when using the navigation system,
commands are available for a particular the following guidelines should be
Press and release the TALK button. A screen by saying Help. The system
pop-up voice icon will appear in followed:
will display and read the list of
the upper left corner of the screen. available commands to you. (When NOTE:
Wait for the beep. Help is grayed out, this feature cannot Make sure the correct screen is
Give a voice command. (Voice be used.) displayed for the voice command that
commands that the system recognizes you are using. See Voice Command
When you speak a command, the Index on page 158 .
are highlighted.)
system generally either repeats the
Once the microphone picks up your command as a confirmation or asks you It is best if the windows and sunroof
command, the system changes the for further information. If you do not are closed. If they are open, speak
display in response to the command wish to hear this feedback, you can turn a little louder to overcome the wind
it off. noises.
and prompts you for the next command.
Using the TALK button, answer the However, hearing the feedback will
prompts as required. familiarize you with the way the system
expects commands to be phrased. See
the Voice Recognition Feedback
setting in SET UP.

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Getting Started
The fan speed automatically lowers Selecting an Item (Button) Selecting an Item in a List
when the TALK button is pressed.
Adjust the airflow from both the
on the Screen To scroll through a list, do one of the
On most screens, there are items that following:
dashboard and side vents so air does
not blow against the microphone on can be selected (like buttons with titles Rotate the Interface Dial knob to
the ceiling. such as OK or Return). To select scroll one item at a time.
an item on any screen, do one of the
If more than one person is speaking following: Use the voice control system to scroll
at the same time, the system may page by page. For example, to scroll
misinterpret your command. Use the voice control system and up, say Up or Previous. To scroll
After pressing and releasing the say the name of the desired item. down, say Next or Down.
TALK button, wait for the beep, then Almost all selectable items on the If you cannot find the desired name,
give a voice command. screen, including some listed items, or have made an error, return to
are recognized by the voice control the previous screen by pressing the
Give a voice command in a clear, system.
natural speaking voice without CANCEL or the BACK button.
pausing between words. Move the highlighting to the desired
item with the Interface Dial or its To select the desired item in the list, do
Try to reduce any background noise. knob, then push in on the Interface one of the following:
If you are still having trouble with the Dial.
voice control system, refer to Voice Use the voice control system, and say
Info on the INFO screen (Main the item number of the desired item.
Tip:
Info). If items are grayed out, this means that Rotate the Interface Dial knob to
NOTE: they cannot be selected. move the highlighting to the item,
then push in on the Interface Dial.
The voice control system can only be
used from the drivers position. The
microphone does not recognize voice
commands from anywhere else in the
vehicle.

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Getting Started
Entering Information If a letter has options (such as accent Tip:
When the system needs input from you, marks or symbols), they will appear When entering a name of a city, street,
the display changes to a screen similar in gray next to the selected letter on or place, or if you are unsure of the
to the one on the next page. You can the upper row. Move the Interface spelling of the name, enter the letters
then use the displayed letters, numbers, Dial up to select OPTION, and use that you are sure of, then move the
or symbols to enter information. You the Interface Dial knob to select the Interface Dial down to select LIST.
can enter your keyboard input in either letter. The system will display a list of names
of the following ways: that most closely match your input. For
To enter symbols, rotate the Interface each letter that is entered, the number
Say the desired letter, number, or Dial Knob and select # or @, then of corresponding choices is displayed
symbol on the screen if you are move the Interface Dial up to select on the right-hand side.
entering a city or street name. OPTION.
Move the highlighting to the desired When entering an address, the system
letter, number, or symbol by rotating searches the database for words that
the Interface Dial knob, then push match the letters you are entering. As a
in on the Interface Dial. result, you will notice that some letters
Each entered letter will appear at the are no longer available.
top of the display. To enter a space When the system finds only one entry
between words, say Space or move that matches, it completes the name
the Interface Dial to the right. To entry for you. If the system finds more
delete an entry, say Delete or move than one entry that matches your input,
the Interface Dial to the left. a list of these matches is displayed.

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NOTE:
The voice command names that can be used for each letter are shown below. For
additional keyboard symbols, see page 167.

Say Or say ... Say Or say ... Say Or say ... Say Or say ...
A Alpha/Apple H Hotel/Henry O Oscar V Victor
B Bravo/Boy I India/Igloo P Papa/Paul W Whiskey/William
C Charlie J Juliet/John Q Quebec/Queen X X-ray
D Delta/Dog K Kilo/King R Romeo/Robert Y Yankee/Yellow
E Echo/Edward L Lima/Larry S Sierra/Sam Z Zulu/Zebra
F Foxtrot/Frank M Mike/Mary T Tango/Tom Enter
G Golf/George N November/Nancy U Uniform/Uncle

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Getting Started
System Start-up System Language Selection If you do not push in on the Interface
When you change the power mode to Move the Interface Dial to the right Dial, the screen will go dark after 30
the ON mode, it takes about 10 seconds to select CHANGE LANGUAGE. On seconds. (You can also display the
for the navigation system to boot up. the Select a language screen, you Wallpaper screen. See page 116.)
can select the language to be used by To return to the Disclaimer screen,
The first screen to appear is the the entire system by choosing from the press any navigation or voice control
navigation system globe screen. language choices that are displayed. button.
The screen then changes to the After you have changed the language
Disclaimer screen: settings, you will be returned to the
Disclaimer screen.

NOTE:
Driver information will display on the Read this disclaimer carefully so you
upper right hand side of the screen. understand it before continuing. Push
If there are any unread messages, the in on the Interface Dial to select OK,
Message icon will display on the bottom and the map screen will appear on the
left hand side of the screen. display. The OK cannot be activated
See page 20. by voice.

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Getting Started
If you have entered any Calendar If you select Remind Later and push Bluetooth HandsFreeLink
reminders, they are displayed after you in on the Interface Dial, the reminder If you have a Bluetooth-compatible cell
select OK. See Calendar on page 85. will show up again the next time you phone that is paired with the system,
start the vehicle. If there are several then CALL on the Calculate route to
reminders, the next reminder will be screen will be enabled.
displayed.
If you press the CANCEL button, the
system will skip all the reminders. The
reminders will show up again the next
time you start the vehicle.

NOTE:
The Calendar reminder screen The system will display the current
remains displayed until you select OK message and any older or previously
or Remind Later by rotating the unread messages, with the newest When you select CALL, the system
Interface Dial knob and pushing in message appearing first and the dials the number shown on the screen.
on the Interface Dial, or press the remaining messages appearing in date
CANCEL button. order. For more information on Bluetooth
HandsFreeLink, see the vehicle
If you select OK and push in on the If you turn off the engine during route Owners manual and the official website
Interface Dial, the reminder will not guidance and then restart the vehicle, (www.acura.com/handsfreelink).
show up again. (It will be deleted from the Continue Trip to screen will be
the Calendar.) displayed. For more information, see
Continue Trip to Screen on page 77.

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Getting Started
Map Screen Legend Streets
No Entry Icon (see Map Overview on page 6 )
Traffic Status Indicator : Freeways (Red)
(See page 23.) GPS Signal Strength
: State Routes (Pink)
: Best Reception : Verified Streets (Gray)
Vehicle Position (see page 70 )
(Use voice command Display : Good Reception : Unverified Streets (Purple)
current location or use the (Missing): Poor/No Reception
: One-Way Streets (see page 63)
Interface Dial to show current Map Orientation
location.) (1/20 mile scale only)
(see page 62)
Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 63)
Current Map Scale Heading Up North Up
(see page 61) Honda Dealer (USA)
Honda Dealer (Canada)
Message Icon (see page 78) Hospital Acura Dealer
Indicates that you have an Grocery Store School
AcuraLink message. Gas Station Restaurant
Hotel/Lodging ATM
Warning Icon
Indicates that there are weather Parking Garage Parking Lot
warnings. To check the warning Freeway Exit
Information Post Office
list, see page 83.

Current Street Map Features


(see page 6 ) Park Airport/Business
Hospital Body of Water
Map Scale Adjustment Shopping Mall Cemetery
(Mile or km per half-inch appears only Golf Course/ University
when you zoom in or out by rotating the Map Menu Stadium
Interface Dial knob.) (see page 57)
(Push in on the Interface Dial to view.) NOTE:
NOTE:
Breadcrumbs If you move the Interface Dial over
See Map Legend in the Map an area (map features shown above),
(see Off-road Tracking on page 69)
Information on the MAP MENU the name is displayed at the top of the
screen for further explanation. screen.
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Map Screen Description Displaying Current Location NOTE:
You can see the current address, The elevation will not appear when the
Zoom In/Out latitude, longitude, and elevation at any system is temporarily lacking proper
Rotate the Interface Dial knob to time by doing one of the following: GPS information. The system elevation
change the map scale. Zooming in may not agree with elevations shown
increases the detail, while zooming Use the voice control system and say on roadside elevation signs, and may
out gives you a wide area view. After Display the current location. fluctuate plus or minus 100 feet or
changing the scale, give the system a Push in on the Interface Dial more.
few moments to update the display. while displaying the map of the
current location, and select Map You can save the current location in
Information. Rotate the Interface your Address Book by doing one of the
Map Scrolling
Dial knob to select CURRENT following (if an Address Book PIN has
To view other map areas, move the
LOCATION. been set, you need to enter your PIN.):
Interface Dial left, right, up, or down.
The map will shift in that direction. To The Current location screen will Use the voice control system and say
return the map to your current location, appear on the display. Save.
press either the MAP/GUIDE, the Select SAVE by rotating the
CANCEL, or the BACK button. Interface Dial knob and push in on
the Interface Dial.

Say Register the current location on


the map screen, and you can register
the current location without displaying
the Current Location screen.
Select Return to return to the previous
screen.

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Getting Started
Traffic Display Legend
Viewing Incident Details: Hearing Incident Details:
To view incident details, use the Interface If this screen is displayed, the system will
Dial to position the cursor (round red circle) start reading incident details.
over an incident icon and push in. To view the message on the screen, push
in on the Interface Dial.
Incident Icons
Accident / Incident (other)
Construction Road Closed
Weather Congestion
Incident Icon Update Details:
Typically MF, 5:00 AM 7:00
PM (varies by metropolitan area)
Continuously updated signal is
received. To return to current position, press the
MAP/GUIDE button.
Map Scale 5 mi 1/20 mi
Traffic flow and incident icons are Scales Traffic Flow Data
displayed on the 5 mile (8 km) or (colored lines parallel to road)
less map scale
Heavy traffic: 0 24 mph
NOTE: (red) (approx.)
When driving to a destination on freeways that have traffic flow data, the route line Moderate traffic: 25 52 mph
is used to display moderate and heavy traffic flow status instead of the colored bands (orange) (approx.)
on the side of the road. The route line color indicates the following conditions: Free flow traffic: 53 + mph
(green) (approx.)
Free Flow Traffic - A section of the blue route line will be bordered with a light
green line (this may be difficult to see). (shown for both sides of the freeway where
Moderate Traffic Flow - A section of the route line will change from green to orange. available)
Heavy Traffic Flow - A section of the route line will change from green to red.
Unknown Traffic Flow - A section of the route will not be bordered with traffic Traffic Flow Data Update Details:
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
flow. Continuously updated
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AcuraLink Real-Time The current metropolitan areas that Traffic Status Indicator
Traffic have traffic coverage can be seen on You can confirm the reception status
page 142. For more current metro coverage of traffic information (traffic flow and
The navigation screen can display
information, go to incidents). The TRF icon indicates
continuously updated traffic
www.acura.com/realtimetraffic. This the following status:
information when available, including
link offers the following:
flow (traffic speed), accidents, and Icon Status
construction on freeways in major The latest list of metro areas that
metro areas. have AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic Traffic speed and incidents are
available.
coverage
The display of traffic flow and incidents Traffic speeds or incidents are
on your map screen is optional and Detailed coverage information for
not available.
can be turned On/Off by selecting each metro area showing what roads
have traffic speed, traffic icons, or Traffic speeds and incidents are
the Traffic icon on the Icon bar (see not available.
both
Showing Icons on the Map on page 67).
An AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic Traffic display turned off.
demonstration Traffic not displayed on this
map scale.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
No traffic information available.
Missing
(Out of coverage area).
NOTE:
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic relies NOTE:
on a satellite signal. It will not work Traffic information can be turned on
in Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, and or off. See Showing Icons on the Map
Puerto Rico. on page 67.
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic is only Traffic information can be displayed
available if you have a current traffic on the 5 miles (8 km) or more map
subscription with XM. See page 120. scale.

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Getting Started
Viewing Flow Data Naturally, only roads with these sensors The displayed traffic flow may
Traffic flow data is displayed as colored will show traffic information. The conflict with other audio- or Internet-
bands on either side of the freeway (see amount of flow data varies considerably based traffic information.
Traffic Display Legend on page 22). from one city to another. This map If traffic flow is not showing, verify
The different colored bands represent display is refreshed continuously. that the TRAFFIC selection for
the average road speeds as determined You can only view traffic information the Icon Bar is ON, and that the icon
by under-road sensors and other probes. from within 200 miles of the vehicles options for traffic are both ON (see
location. page 67).
While driving to your destination on
a road that has traffic flow data, your NOTE:
route line color is used to display the Traffic flow and incident icons are
traffic flow data. This means that displayed on the 5 miles (8 km) or
when the map scale is set to one of less map scale.
the traffic scales (1/20 through 5 mile Not all freeways within a
scale), your blue route line may appear metropolitan area have traffic flow
as alternating orange, red, or green data (colored bands on the side of
segments (see Traffic Display Legend the freeways) - this is normal, and
on page 22). you cannot assume that a lack of
data implies no traffic.
NOTE: Not all cities have traffic flow
A blue route line segment on a freeway information. See cities listed on page
can mean one of two things: 142.
Due to freeway maintenance and
Under-road sensors, GPS probes,
construction, traffic flow may be
cell phone probes, and other
available only for one side of a
methods used to collect traffic speed
road, or be missing entirely for some
information indicate free-flow traffic.
portion of the freeway.
The road has no sensors, and traffic
conditions are unknown (they could
be congested).
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Viewing Incident Reports Listing Traffic Incidents by Voice To view incident details, say the
Incident reports appear as small Control number of the incident you want to
diamond- or circle-shaped icons (see From the map screen (any scale), say select. A map showing the location of
Traffic Display Legend on page 22 for Display traffic incidents or Display the incident will be displayed, and the
examples). There are four ways to view traffic list. The Traffic Incidents message will be read to you.
traffic incidents: screen will be displayed, which includes
the All and On Route tabs. NOTE:
By voice control, say Display traffic The On Route tab can be selected
incidents. only when you are en route.
Select Traffic Incidents from the
Map menu.
Select Traffic Incidents on the
INFO screen (Main Info).
Select an incident icon from the map
screen.

NOTE: When you select the All tab, a list


The first method is recommended of all incidents within 200 miles from
because it works on any scale and the vehicles location will be displayed.
requires the minimum input. When you select the On Route tab, a
list of all incidents on the current route
within 200 miles from the vehicles
location will be displayed.
Incidents are listed by distance from
your current position outward in all
directions.

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Getting Started
No Traffic Incidents Selecting an Incident Icon from the NOTE:
If you say Display traffic incidents Map Screen Incident reports can only be selected
or select Traffic Incidents, but Zoom in or out so that you are between between the 1/20 to 5 mile scales.
there are no incidents within less than the 1/20 and 5 mile scales. (The map Incident reports may be displayed on
200 miles from the vehicles location, must be on the 1/20 to 5 mile scales to roads that have no traffic flow data
the following screen will be displayed. view the incident icons). To view the available.
details of a specific incident, use the Freeway incident reports can lag
Interface Dial to position the cursor behind the actual incident, or
(round red circle) over the incident icon remain displayed after an incident
you are interested in. Push in on the has cleared. This is normal, and is
Interface Dial and select Traffic to dependent on the reporting agency
view a pop-up box summary describing and the speed at which the data is
the incident. updated.
To see the incident details, push in on The displayed incidents may conflict
the Interface Dial. To return to your with other audio- or Internet-based
current position map screen, press the traffic information.
MAP/GUIDE button. To continue
viewing incidents in your scrolled to
location, press the CANCEL button.

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Entering a Destination
When you press the MENU button, the NOTE: NOTE:
display changes to: If you press the MENU button while en If Previous Destinations is grayed
route, the MENU screen (Route) will out, there are no Previous Destinations
be displayed. To enter the destination, entered.
select the Dest. MENU 1 tab by
moving the Interface Dial to the right. Place Name (see page 36)
You can input the names of places to
Address (see page 29) search for your destination.
You can enter the street, city, state, or
ZIP code to search for your destination. Place Category (see page 37)
The system has been programmed
Address Book (see page 34) with the locations of many businesses,
You can select locations stored in the parks, hospitals, etc. This selection lets
Address Book as destinations. The you search these by category, name, or
addresses of these locations can also Zagat 2008 (for restaurant information).
be saved. The system can store up to a
combined total of 200 DRIVER 1 and Go Home 1 (see page 49)
DRIVER 2 addresses. This selection allows you to select Home
Address 1 as a destination.
Previous Destinations (see page 35)
When you enter a destination with Go Home 2 (See page 49)
any of the available selections (except If you select this feature, you can select
To display the Dest. MENU 1 tab Address Book, Go Home 1 and Go Home Address 2 as a destination.
or the Dest. MENU 2 tab, move the Home 2), the last 50 destinations are
Interface Dial to the left or right. saved by the system. Use this selection NOTE:
to choose a destination again. If you have no home address entered,
the system prompts you for one.

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Entering a Destination
Place Phone No. (See page 41) By Address NOTE:
You can search for the destination by After you select Address from the If you find that your city is not
inputting a places phone number. MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1), the listed, it may be part of a larger
display changes to: metropolitan area. Try entering the
Coordinate (See page 42) street first.
You can search for the destination by Prior to departure, you can set areas
inputting the latitude and longitude for to avoid. The system then includes
the destination. them in its calculations for the
destination you have entered. See
Destination Lists (See page 43) Edit Avoid Area on page 106.
You can edit and delete destinations and
waypoints that have been established, Selecting the State or Province
and you can also view the map for the The state you are in is displayed at
entire route. the top of the screen. If your desired
destination is in another state, select
Intersection (see page 44) Tip: CHANGE STATE by moving the
This selection allows you to enter the When entering an address by voice, it Interface Dial up.
names of two intersecting streets in is more efficient to say the city name The display then changes to the
a city. This is useful if you know the first, then the street name. Select a state screen. Use the voice
general location of your destination, but When entering an address by the control system and say the name or
not the exact address. Interface Dial, it is usually easier corresponding number of the state, or
to enter the street first. A city or cities rotate the Interface Dial knob to
Map Input (See page 45) that the street appears in will be select the state.
You can select a destination from the displayed. For your convenience, you You can select either the Canada/AK
MAP screen. do not have to enter both city and or USA tab by moving the Interface
street. Dial to the left or right. If you select
Canada/AK, Canada and Alaska
will be displayed. If you choose USA,
the American mainland, Hawaii, and
Puerto Rico will be displayed.
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Entering a Destination
Selecting the ZIP Code Selecting the City The Say city name screen will not
If you rotate the Interface Dial knob This is helpful if the street runs through display when Puerto Rico has been
and select ZIP code while on the Find several cities, and you know what city chosen, or when a language other than
address by screen, the Enter ZIP includes the street. The city you are in English has been selected. You will
Code screen will display. is displayed on the screen. have to enter the city name using the
Interface Dial.
By Voice Control:
Say City on the Find address by To enter the city name by voice
screen, and the display changes to the spelling, say CHANGE TO SPELL
Say city name screen. Say the city MODE on the Say city name screen,
name and the searching will begin. and the display will change to the Enter
If the city you want is displayed on the city name screen.
screen, say Select current city. If your Say the city name by saying individual
desired destination is in another city, letters, or words that represent the
say or enter that city. letters, one at a time.
Use the Interface Dial to input the
ZIP code. If the ZIP code is found, the
Select a city screen will appear, listing
all cities with that ZIP code.
If you only know the partial ZIP code,
input the first few digits, move the
Interface Dial down, and select List.

Tip:
This system is enabled for both
NOTE:
American and Canadian ZIP codes.
To improve voice recognition when
saying the city name, pronounce the
syllables as clearly as possible.
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The system has a talk back function. Tip: You can also enter part of the name and
If your spoken letter is not recognized, After the display has been changed look for the name you want from the
the system will talk back to you. For to the Enter city name screen, the list that appears.
example, if you say E but the system name of the city where your vehicle is
does not recognize the command, it currently located will be displayed. Tip:
will ask you, Please select the number Vehicle position may not be displayed For name input, you dont need to enter
of the input letter from the list, and the when the automobile is traveling off spaces and symbols (&, -, %, etc.). The
following pop-up box will appear: road, you can select the City that is system is also enabled for partial match
currently displayed and conduct a searches. For example, when you
Street search by moving the Interface search LOS ANGELES, it is on the
Dial down. list of search results if you input LOS
or ANGELES.
Use the Interface Dial to enter the
name of the city. Listings of cities and towns in the non-
detailed coverage area may have an
The system will display a list of city asterisk * next to their names. If you
names, with the closest match to the select one, a pop-up box is displayed
name you entered at the top of the list. saying, No detailed street data..., and
You should select a letter by saying the Select the number (1-6) of the desired a street address cannot be entered (see
number. city from the list. Map Coverage on page 129). Try entering
the street first, and then select the city if
Alternatively, to improve voice available.
recognition, you can say Echo or
Edward instead of E. See page 17 for
a list of available words for each letter.
By Interface Dial:
Select City, and the display then
changes to the Enter city name screen.

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Entering a Destination
Select DESTINATION MAP and use Selecting the Street
the Interface Dial to select an icon, By Voice Control
approximate area, or street you wish to After you have selected the city, or if
choose as your destination. Otherwise, you say Street on the Find address
a central location of the city will be by screen, the display changes to the
selected. If you select a point of interest Say street name screen. Say the street
(POI) or road in an unverified area, you name and the searching will begin.
may or may not have routing in these
areas. See Map Overview on page 6.
The system has a talk back function.
If your spoken letter is not recognized,
the system will talk back to you. For
example, if you say E but the system
does not recognize the command, it
will ask you, Please select the number
of the input letter from the list, and the
To enter the street name by voice following pop-up box will appear:
spelling, say or select CHANGE TO
SPELL MODE on the Say street
name screen, and the display will
change to the Enter street name
screen.
Say the street name by saying
individual letters or numbers, or words
that represent the letters, one at a time.

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Entering a Destination
You should select a letter by saying the Tip: Entering the Street Number
number. When entering a street, you do not need After you have completed the street
to enter the direction (N, S, E, W) or name, the display changes to the Enter
Alternatively, to improve voice the type (St, Ave, etc.). The system will street number screen. Use the voice
recognition, you can say Echo or automatically determine that for you, control system and say the address
Edward instead of E. See page 17 for based on your entered city and street number as a continuous string of
a list of available words for each letter. number. numbers. For example, the address 1527
By Interface Dial: should be spoken as One, five, two,
The system will display a list of street seven. You can also use the Interface
After you have selected the city, or if names, with the closest match to the Dial to enter the street number.
you selected Street in the beginning, name you entered at the top of the list.
the display changes to the Enter street Select the number (1-6) of the desired Some address numbers may not be
name screen. Use the Interface Dial street from the list. available on the selected street. For
to enter the name of the street (e.g., example, lets say the individual address
ELM or 42ND) that is your destination. ranges for a selected street name are
1 - 20 and 9,000 - 10,000, with an
When entering the names of major overall range shown on the display of 1
freeways, it is possible to use the to 10,000. If you try to enter a number
following abbreviations. For interstates, outside the individual address ranges
use an I (I-10). For U.S. freeways, such as 500, the system will show this
use US (US-18). For state freeways, number as unavailable (grayed out).
use the two character state designation
(CA-101). For county roads, use the When using the Interface Dial, the
appropriate designation (G-2, for system only allows you to choose
example). available address numbers.
When using voice control, the
system beeps if you try to select an
unavailable (grayed out) address
number.

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Entering a Destination
If you did not select a city in the By Address Book The system then displays a list of the
beginning, the street name you selected This selection allows you to choose a places entered in your personal Address
might appear in more than one city. The personal address entry for a destination. Book. Using the Interface Dial, you
system will give you a list of cities that After you select Address Book from can sort the displayed addresses by
the street appears in. Select the desired the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1), ALL, BUSINESS, PERSONAL,
city from the list. The system then the display changes to: UNFILED, or by other categories you
displays the Calculate route to screen may create.
(see Driving to Your Destination on
page 51).

Tip:
If the particular address you want
cannot be found, select Map Input on
the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2)
and use the Interface Dial to select
the appropriate location on the map
(see By Map Input on page 45). If an Address Book PIN has been set
in SETUP, the system prompts you to Scroll through the list to find your
Select DESTINATION MAP and use enter your PIN. Say or enter your PIN. desired destination. After you select it,
the Interface Dial to select an icon, the system then displays the Calculate
approximate area, or street you wish to If the PIN has not been entered, the route to screen (see Driving to Your
choose as your destination. Otherwise, system displays the list. Destination on page 51).
a central location of the street will be Tip:
selected. If you select a point of interest To switch the list between Driver 1 or
Driver 2, move the Interface Dial If you select New Address in the
(POI) or road in an unverified area, you list, you can store a new address
may or may not have routing in these down.
in the personal Address Book. For
areas. See Map Overview on page 6. information on inputting New Address,
NOTE:
When changing settings related to the see Address Book on page 93.
PIN, please see Address Book PIN
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Entering a Destination
Adding Addresses to the By Previous Destinations Neither your home address nor the
Personal Address Book Every time you route to a destination, personal Address Book is displayed
There are three ways to enter addresses that destination is saved by the system. on the Previous Destinations list.
to the personal Address Book: Up to 50 destinations can be stored.
Select Previous Destinations from Scroll through the list and say the line
Selecting New Address on the number (1-6) of the destination, or
Select an address screen (see page the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1) to
choose one of those destinations. select the desired destination you want.
94).
Entering them to the personal After you select Previous Once you select the desired destination,
Address Book feature in SET UP (see Destinations, the display lists the last the system then displays the Calculate
page 94). 50 destinations entered, with the most route to screen (see Driving to Your
Adding them to the Address Book recent appearing first. Destination on page 51).
directly from the Calculate route to
NOTE:
screen (see page 51).
Prior to departure, you can set areas
NOTE: to avoid. The system then includes
Destinations chosen from the them in its calculations for the
Address Book do not show up in destination you have entered. See
Previous Destinations. Edit Avoid Area on page 106.
Prior to departure, you can set areas For information on the available
to avoid. The system then includes voice commands, see Voice
them in its calculations for the Command Index on page 158 .
destination you have entered. See NOTE:
Edit Avoid Area on page 106. If Previous Destinations is
For information on the available grayed out, there are no Previous
Voice Command Index, see on page Destinations entered.
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Entering a Destination
By Place Name If you select a restaurant name with a NOTE:
If you select Place Name from the icon next to it, move the Interface When there are more than 20,000
MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1), the Dial to the right to view the Zagat destinations, the ordering of the items
display will switch to the Enter a information. in the list cannot be sorted by distance
place name screen. Use the Interface or name.
Dial to input the location name. You NOTE:
Prior to departure, you can set areas to When you select a location, the system
can input this place name by spelling displays the Calculate route to screen.
out the word one letter at a time. avoid. The system then includes them in
its calculations for the destination you (See Driving to Your Destination on
have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on page 51.)
page 106.
The place name closest to what you
input will be displayed at the top of
the list. If the place falls into multiple
categories, the categories are listed
after making a selection. If you move
the Interface Dial down while the list
Well-known facilities and other is displayed, the display will switch to
businesses known by more than one SORT BY DISTANCE or SORT BY
name can be searched for by multiple NAME.
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Entering a Destination
By Place Category The second best method is to select Subcategories
After you select Place Category from Place Category, then Restaurant,
the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1), then CAF/COFFEE SHOP, and
the display changes to: then enter the keyword Bucks. The
list will include all restaurants that
have the letters bucks anywhere in
the name.
You can try to enter Bucks using
Place Name, but you may have
to search through a list that might
include Bucks Welding, Bucks If you select a subcategory and move the
Surplus, etc. Interface Dial down, the subcategory
is stored to My Favorites. A
NOTE: maximum of 30 subcategories may be
If you select a category from the list, Prior to departure, you can set areas stored.
you can select even more detailed sub- to avoid. The system then includes
categories. them in its calculations for the Tip:
Lets assume you want to find a coffee destination you have entered. See If you are not sure of the spelling of
shop (restaurant) called Bucks. Edit Avoid Area on page 106. a place, the best way to find it is to
You can enter the desired destination use the keyword search. Select Place
If you know the phone number of the using the voice control system. For Category, choose a category and
coffee shop, select Place Phone information on the available voice subcategory from the menus, then
No., then enter the 10-digit number commands, see Voice Command select Search by Keyword, and
with area code. This is the quickest Index on page 158 . enter the partial name.
way to find it. See By Place Phone
Number on page 41.

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Entering a Destination

Auto Service Leisure Travel


ALL TYPES(AUTO SERVICE)*1 CAR WASH & DETAILING ALL TYPES(LEISURE)*1 MUSEUM ALL TYPES(TRAVEL)*1 PARKING GARAGE/HOUSE
ACURA DEALERS MOTORCYCLE DEALERS AMUSEMENT PARK PARK/RECREATION AREA AIRPORT PARKING LOT
ACURA ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE OTHER CAR DEALERS GOLF COURSE (PRIVATE AND PUBLIC) PERFORMING ARTS AUTOMOBILE CLUB RENTAL CAR AGENCY
HONDA DEALERS PARKING GARAGE/HOUSE HISTORICAL MONUMENT SPORTS COMPLEX BED & BREAKFAST REST AREA
GAS STATION PARKING LOT MARINA TOURIST ATTRACTION BUS STATION SKI AREA
HYDROGEN STATION RENTAL CAR AGENCY MOVIE THEATER CAMPING TOURIST ATTRACTION
AUTO PARTS & ELECTRONICS ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE COMMUTER RAIL STATION TOURIST INFORMATION
Restaurant*2
AUTO REPAIR & MAINTENANCE 1
FERRY TERMINAL TRAIN STATION
ALL TYPES(RESTAURANT)* ICE CREAM/DESSERT
HOTEL/MOTEL TRAVEL AGENCY
ALL TYPES(ZAGAT ONLY)*3 INDIAN
Banking NAMED PLACE TRUCK STOP/PLAZA
AMERICAN ITALIAN
ALL TYPES(BANKING)*1 BANK PARK & RIDE
CHAIN RESTAURANT JAPANESE
ATM CHECK CASHING / MONEY TRANSFER
CAF/COFFEE SHOP KOREAN
Community CALIFORNIAN MEXICAN Advanced
ALL TYPES(COMMUNITY)*1 COURT HOUSE CHINESE PIZZA If the category you want is not listed, you can try to fi nd it with a
BUSINESS HIGHER EDUCATION CONTINENTAL SEAFOOD keyword. When you select this option, the display changes to the Enter
CITY HALL LIBRARY FAST FOOD THAI a category name screen. If the system finds any categories with the
CIVIC/COMMUNITY CENTER POST OFFICE FRENCH VEGETARIAN keyword you entered, the display changes to the Select a category
CONVENTION/EXHIBITION CENTER SCHOOL GERMAN VIETNAMESE screen. Select the desired category.
GREEK OTHER

Emergency Shopping
ALL TYPES(EMERGENCY)*1 POLICE STATION ALL TYPES(SHOPPING)*1 MALL/DEPARTMENT STORE
ACURA ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE ACCESSORIES/JEWELRY OFFICE SUPPLIES/ELECTRONICS
HOSPITAL VETERINARIAN AUTO PARTS & ELECTRONICS PHARMACY/DRUG STORE
BOOKS/MUSIC/VIDEO (RENTAL & RETAIL) PET FOOD/SUPPLIES
Lodging
1
FURNITURE/HOME FURNISHING SEWING/LINEN
ALL TYPES(LODGING)* HOTEL/MOTEL
GROCERIES/SUPERMARKET SPORTING GOODS
BED & BREAKFAST
HOME IMPROVEMENT TOYS/ARTS/CRAFTS

1
* : When trying to find a specific subcategory, select the category ALL TYPES. Some subcategories may be miscategorized.
*2: See page 41 additional information on Restaurants.
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Entering a Destination
After selecting a subcategory, the Place Name City Vicinity
system will give you the options of When you select this option, the display The system allows you to find points of
Place Name, Sort by Distance to changes to Enter a place name interest in the vicinity of the city you
Travel, City Vicinity, or Search by screen. Enter the place name, using entered. When you select this option,
Keyword with the following screen: the Interface Dial. After entering the the display changes to Enter city name
place name, if you move the Interface screen. Enter the name of the city using
Dial down while the list is displayed, the Interface Dial. If the system does
the display will switch to SORT BY not find an exact match, select LIST
DISTANCE or SORT BY NAME. when you finish entering the name of
Once you select a place, the system then the city. Select a desired city from the
displays the Calculate route to screen list.
(see Driving to Your Destination on
page 51). Once you have selected the city, the
display changes to Enter a place
NOTE: name screen. Enter the name of the
If you selected Restaurant as a When there are more than 20,000 place using the Interface Dial.
category, Sort by ZAGAT Rating destinations, the ordering of the items in
will be included as an option. the list cannot be changed to listing by The system searches within a 20-mile
order of distance or alphabetical order. radius of the city center. If more than
1000 POIs are located, only the first
1000 are displayed.
Once you select a place, the system then
displays the Calculate route to screen
(see Driving to Your Destination on
page 51).

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Entering a Destination
Sort by Distance to Travel Search by Keyword the list. If not, scroll through the list to
When you select this option, the system If you do not know the exact name of find the desired place.
gives you a list of all the places in the the destination, you can find the place
subcategory. This list is arranged by with a keyword. When you select this If you move the Interface Dial down,
distance from your current location, option, the display changes to: the scope of the search can be increased.
with the closest at the top of the list. When there are a large number of search
results, the number of locations will
increase to 100, 200, and up to 1000
locations. When the number of locations
is 100 or less, you can increase the scope
to 500 miles, 1000 miles, or the entire
U.S. by using Search radius.
If you select the City Vicinity option,
the Enter city name screen appears.
You can find your destination with a Enter the name of the city using the
The distance and direction to the keyword using the Sort by Distance Interface Dial. The system will display
destination at the cursor position in to Travel option or City Vicinity a list of city names, with the closest
the list are shown on the screen. The option. match to the name you entered at the top
distance shown is straight line distance of the list. Select your desired city name
(as the crow flies), not driving distance. If you select the Sort by Distance from the list. Once you have selected
Say or select the number (1-4) of the to Travel option, the Enter keyword your desired city name, the Enter
desired destination from the list. for place screen appears. Enter the keyword for place screen appears.
keyword using the Interface Dial. If Enter the keyword using the Interface
Once you select a place, the system then the system does not find an exact match, Dial to specify the desired place.
displays the Calculate route to screen select LIST when you finish entering the Once you select a place, the system then
(see Driving to Your Destination on keyword. The system starts searching for displays the Calculate route to screen
page 51). places that match the entered keyword. If (see Driving to Your Destination on
you see your desired place, select it from page 51).

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Entering a Destination
Sort by Zagat Rating By Place Phone Number
This item appears on the Select one You can select a destination by phone
of the Following screen only when number. Only phone numbers saved
Restaurant has been selected as the in the system are recognized. The
category. phone numbers of private residences
and numbers entered in your private
When you use this option, you can
address book are not in the system. If
search for restaurants using the Zagat
you select Place Phone No. on the
Ratings information.
MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2), the
Copyright 2008 Zagat Survey, LLC. All rights reserved. display will switch to the Enter Phone
Number screen. Use the Interface
You can see the survey for a listed item Dial to enter the phone number.
by selecting the Z tab, or by saying
Zagat list number X (where X is the
number 1-3).
Once you select a restaurant, the system
then displays the Calculate route to
Food, Dcor, Service - When you screen (see Driving to Your Destination
select Food, Dcor, or Service, the on page 51).
restaurant will be listed by rating value. NOTE:
Selecting this sorting method will
Cost - When you select Cost, the NOTE:
show you Zagats highest-rated Prior to departure, you can set areas to
restaurant will be listed by the average
restaurants by the options, and not avoid. The system then includes them in
cost of a meal (including drink and tip).
necessarily by distance from your its calculations for the destination you
When you select a sorting method, the current location. have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on
list of restaurants will appear. For details on the ratings and page 106.
symbols, say Key to Zagat rating
or select the ? tab using the
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Entering a Destination
When you edit the phone number, By Coordinate After entering the latitude, move the
continue pushing in on Interface Dial If you select Coordinate from the Interface Dial down and select OK.
more than three seconds to display MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2), The display will change as indicated in
the Edit Mode screen. You can move the display will change to the Enter the following paragraph.
the position of the cursor by rotating Latitude screen. Use the Interface
Interface Dial knob. To return the On the Enter Longitude screen,
Dial to input the latitude. use the Interface Dial to input the
Enter phone number screen, move
Interface Dial down. NOTE: longitude.
Latitude and longitude must be entered
After entering the number, move the up to the seconds value.
Interface Dial down and select OK.
Multiple listings for the same phone
number may be shown.

NOTE:
All 10 digits must be entered.

Tip:
When using the voice control system, With the selection of Coordinate, it
the entry should be spoken as a is assumed that you are searching for
continuous string of numbers. For the destination within the area that is in
example, the telephone number (310) NOTE: the closest proximity. The display will
555-4000 should be spoken as Three, Prior to departure, you can set areas to change as indicated on the next page.
one, zero, five, five, five, four, zero, zero, avoid. The system then includes them in
zero. its calculations for the destination you
have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on
page 106.

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Entering a Destination
NOTE: By Destination Lists
Information icons are displayed at If you select Destination Lists from
scales from 1 mile to 1/4 mile, POI the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2),
icons are displayed at 1/8 mile or less, you can store four waypoints and one
and roads are displayed at 1/4 mile or destination simultaneously. If you
less. cancel the route, everything will be
When you find the desired address, deleted.
press on the Interface Dial again. If
it is not the desired address, change
Move the Interface Dial to find the the location of the crosshairs with
desired destination. The map and the Interface Dial. Push in on the
crosshairs move in the same direction. Interface Dial again to display a new
If so desired, you can also rotate the address.
Interface Dial knob and change the If you select a single icon or a section
scale of the map. When the crosshairs of road within the crosshairs, the
are on the desired icon, map location, following screen appears. Select Set
or road, push in on the Interface Dial. as Dest. and calculate the route for the
The address for this location will be destination that you selected.
displayed at the very top of the screen.
The yellow box (shown in scales above
1 mile) denotes the area that can be
viewed with the Interface Dial when
the current map is clicked.

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Entering a Destination
Verifying Destination Lists Editing Destination Lists By Intersection
If you select Destination Lists from If you move the Interface Dial to After you select Intersection from the
the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2), the right to select Edit on the Dest. MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2), the
the display will change to the Dest. List screen, the Select an edit menu display changes to:
List screen. screen will appear. If you select
Delete, you can select which items to
delete. If you select Edit Order, you
can change the order of items in the list.

To select an intersection outside the


If you move the Interface Dial to the state you are currently in, select the
left to select Map, you will be able to state. For details of how to select
see all the destinations on the map. a state, see Selecting the State or
Province on page 29 .
NOTE:
Prior to departure, you can set areas to Next, select the city where the
avoid. The system then includes them in intersection is located. For details of
its calculations for the destination you how to select a city, see Selecting the
have entered. See Edit Avoid Area on City on page 30.
page 106.
Last, select the two streets which
intersect. For details of how to select a
street, see Selecting the Street on page 32.

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Entering a Destination
If the two streets that you have selected By Map Input Showing the Map of Current
do not intersect, no intersection will After you select Map Input from the Position
appear. MENU screen (Dest. MENU 2), the The Current Position selection
display changes to: assumes that you are looking for a
Tip: destination in the immediate area. The
When entering an address, it is usually display changes to:
easier to enter the street first. A city
or cities that the street appears in will
be displayed. For your convenience,
you do not have to enter both city and
street.

NOTE
If you find that your city is not
listed, it may be part of a larger Select Current Position, City, State,
metropolitan area. Try entering the or USA and Canada to display the
street first. map. The red arrow indicates your vehicle
Prior to departure, you can set areas position. Find your desired destination
to avoid. The system then includes NOTE: by moving the Interface Dial up and
them in its calculations for the Prior to departure, you can set areas down and to the left and right. The map
destination you have entered. See to avoid. The system then includes and crosshairs will move in the same
Edit Avoid Area on page 106. them in its calculations for the direction.
destination you have entered. See The yellow box indicates the area you
Edit Avoid Area on page 106. will see when you click on the current
For information on the available map with the Interface Dial. The
voice commands, see Voice scale will decrease each time you push
Command Index on page 158 . in the Interface Dial.

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Entering a Destination
If desired, rotate the Interface Dial Showing the Map of City
knob to change the map scale. When You can search for a city name in all
you have the crosshairs on the desired coverage areas.
icon, polygon, or road, push in on the
Interface Dial. The address of the By Voice Control:
location will appear at the top of the Say City on the Show map of
screen (at scales less than 1 mile). screen, and the display changes to the
Say city name screen. Say the city
NOTE: name and the searching will begin.
Information icons are displayed at If you select multiple icons within the
scales from 1 mile to 1/4 mile, POI cursor radius, the following screen
icons are displayed at 1/8 mile or less, appears. Select an item from the list.
and roads are displayed at 1/4 mile or Then select OK to calculate a route to
less. the selected destination.
If this is the desired address, push in
on the Interface Dial again. If not,
use the Interface Dial to reposition
the crosshairs, then push in on the
Interface Dial again to display the NOTE:
new address. To improve voice recognition when
saying the city name, pronounce the
If you select a single icon or road syllables as clearly as possible.
segment within the target mark, the
following screen appears. Select Set
as Dest. to calculate a route to the
selected destination.

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Entering a Destination
The Say city name screen will not The system has a talk back function. By Interface Dial:
display when Puerto Rico has been If your spoken letter is not recognized, With the City selection, the display
chosen, or when a language other than the system will talk back to you. For changes to the Enter city name screen.
English has been selected. example, if you say E but the system For instructions on entering the city
does not recognize the command, it name, see Selecting the City on page 30.
To enter the city name by voice will ask you Please select the number
spelling, say CHANGE TO SPELL of the input letter from the list and the When you have entered the desired
MODE on the Say city name screen, following pop-up box will appear: city, the display changes to a map. The
and the display will change to the Enter starting location will be the central
city name screen. position in the selected city.
See Showing the Map of Current
Position on page 45 for instructions
on finding and entering your desired
destination.

You should select a letter by saying the


number.
Say the city name by saying individual
letters, or words that represent the Alternatively, to improve voice
letters, one at a time. recognition, you can say Echo or
Edward instead of E. See page 17 for
a list of available words for each letter.

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Entering a Destination
Show Map of State By Interface Dial: the crosshairs in the desired area, push
By Voice Control: With the State selection, the display in on the Interface Dial. The address
Say State on the Show map of changes to the Select a state screen. of the location you have selected will
screen, and the display changes to the appear at the top of the screen.
Select a state screen. Say the state After you select the desired state, the
name (e.g., California or CA) or the display changes to a map of the state, NOTE:
state number (1-7). with the crosshairs located near the Information icons are displayed at
middle. scales from 1 mile to 1/4 mile, POI
icons are displayed at 1/8 mile or less,
and roads are displayed at 1/4 mile or
less.
If this is the desired address, push in
on the Interface Dial again. If not,
use the Interface Dial to reposition
the crosshairs, then push in on the
Interface Dial again to display the
You can select either the Canada/AK new address.
or USA tab by moving the Interface The yellow box indicates the area you
will see when you click on the current If you selected a single icon or road
Dial to the left and right.
map with the Interface Dial. The segment, select Set as Dest. to
If you select Canada/AK, Canada and scale will decrease each time you push calculate a route to the selected
Alaska will be displayed. If you choose in on the Interface Dial. destination. If you selected multiple icons
USA, the American mainland, Hawaii, within the cursor radius, select an item
and Puerto Rico will be displayed. Use the Interface Dial to move the from the list. Then select OK to calculate
crosshairs to the area of the state close a route to the selected destination.
Say the state name by saying individual to your intended destination. If desired,
letters, or words that represent the rotate the Interface Dial knob to
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Entering a Destination
Show Map of Continental USA If desired, rotate the Interface Dial By Go Home 1 or 2
and Canada knob to change the map scale. When Selecting Go Home 1 or 2 from the
With the USA and Canada/AK you have the crosshairs on the desired MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1 or 2)
selection, the display changes to: icon, polygon, or road, push in on the takes you to the address you have set as
Interface Dial. The address of the home.
location you have selected will appear
at the top of the screen. If a Go Home 1 or 2 PIN has been
set, the system prompts you to enter
NOTE: your PIN.
Information icons are displayed at
scales from 1 mile to 1/4 mile, POI Say or enter your PIN. The system will
icons are displayed at 1/8 mile or less, then display the Calculate route to
and roads are displayed at 1/4 mile or screen (see Driving to Your Destination
less. on page 51).
The yellow box indicates the area you
will see when you click on the current If this is the desired address, push in If a Go Home 1 or 2 PIN has not been
map with the Interface Dial. The on the Interface Dial again. If not, set, the system displays the Calculate
scale will decrease each time you push use the Interface Dial to reposition route to screen after you select Go
in on the Interface Dial. the crosshairs, then push in on the Home 1 or 2 (see Driving to Your
Interface Dial again to display the Destination on page 51).
Use the Interface Dial to move the new address.
crosshairs to the area of the country
close to your intended destination. If you selected a single icon or road
Then push in on the Interface Dial. segment, select Set as Dest. to
calculate a route to the selected
destination. If you selected multiple icons
within the cursor radius, select an item
from the list. Then select OK to calculate
a route to the selected destination.

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Entering a Destination
NOTE:
To edit Home Address, see Home
Address on page 97.
When no Home Address 1 or 2 has
been set, the setup screen will be
displayed. For details, see Home
Address on page 97.
Prior to departure, you can set areas
to avoid. The system then includes
them in its calculations for the
destination you have entered. See
Edit Avoid Area on page 106.
PINs are optional. If you choose to
use a PIN, make sure you remember
it. If you forget your PIN, your dealer
will have to reset it for you , and all
PINs will be cleared.
If a PIN is desired, enter it using the
Personal preference PIN number
feature in SET UP. See page 98 for
information on entering your PIN
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Driving to Your Destination
Driving to Your Destination Calculate Route to Screen ADD TO Address Book
A route typically has three phases. Allows you to add the destination to
your Address Book. See By Address
Initial route calculation (Calculate Book on page 34.
route to screen) (see page 51)
Change the route while en route (see NOTE:
page 73). If EDIT Address Book is displayed,
Resume the route when restarting the the destination is already stored in your
engine (see Continue Trip to Screen Address Book. You can edit the address
on page 77). in your Address Book by selecting this
button. For information on editing your
Say or select OK. The system calculates Address Book, see Address Book on
the route (see Map Screen on page 54). page 93.
NOTE: ADD TO Dest. Lists
Prior to departure, you can set areas Allows you to add a location to the
to avoid. The system then includes Destination Lists as a destination
them in its calculations for the or waypoint. While on the Calculate
destination you have entered. See route to screen, rotate the Interface
Edit Avoid Area on page 106. Dial knob and select ADD to Dest.
For information on the available List. The Add to Dest. List screen
voice commands, see Voice appears and the destination is added.
Command Index on page 158 .
CALL
Further selections from the Calculate Dials the number on the screen
route to screen include: when available. See Bluetooth
HandsFreeLink on page 19.

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Changing the Routing Method The generated route may not be the Viewing the Routes
The system lets you select the way you route you would choose. For safety If you select View Routes on the
want to drive to your destination. Select reasons, the system generally applies Calculate route to screen, you can
Route Pref. on the Calculate route the following rules to your route: view three possible routes to your
to screen by rotating the Interface destination. You can also use the
Dial knob. Shortcuts through residential areas Interface Dial to verify the areas
are avoided. peripheral to the map. If you select
Right turns are favored over left turns View Routes, the display changes to:
or U-turns.
Restricted turns (turns that cannot be
made during or at certain times of the
day) are not used.

You can choose MAX or MIN for


three settings: Use Freeways, Use
Toll Roads, and Use Ferries. The These different routes are shown and
route calculations for the current calculated based on the setup options in
selection will be displayed in the Route Preference.
upper right-hand corner of the screen.
You can select one of the three routes
(1-3) by rotating the Interface Dial
knob. The system will calculate the
selected route and display the map
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NOTE: Based on the route data, you can change Viewing the Destination Map
The driving distance and time the routing method by rotating the If you move the Interface Dial down
estimated for the various routes is Interface Dial knob. and select DESTINATION MAP while
displayed. Once you confirm your selection, say on the Calculate route to screen,
It is not unusual for the different the number of the desired routing a map of the destination vicinity is
methods to pick the same route. method or push in on the Interface displayed. Press the CANCEL or
Voice commands cannot be used Dial. BACK button, or select Return to
while the system is calculating. return to the previous screen. You can
Zoom IN/OUT to view route details The calculated route will be highlighted view the destination map anytime while
or traffic conditions is not available as a blue line, and a voice prompt en route by saying Display destination
on the View Routes screen. After will tell you how to proceed along the map.
moving the Interface Dial and highlighted route.
scrolling through the map, you can Push in on the Interface Dial and
then zoom in or out on the map select Voice to have the guidance
screen to view your route in details. repeated.

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Map Screen
When you select OK on the Calculate
route to screen, the map screen
appears, showing your highlighted route
(blue line) in real time.

Route Line
When driving on unverified streets
(purple), the route line changes to either
a purple dotted vector line pointing Vector line (unverified routing off)
to your destination, or a blue-pink line.
See Unverified Area Routing on page
102 for a detailed explanation of how
to enable unverified routing, and the
related cautions and disclaimers.

NOTE:
You can always view the entire route
by simply saying, Display entire
route.
When your route line uses streets Blue-pink unverified route line
that display traffic information, the (unverified routing on)
route line may consist of orange or
red segments. This is normal. See
Traffic Display Legend on page 22, and
Viewing Flow Data on page 24.

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Map Screen Legend Waypoint (see page 74) Breadcrumbs
(see Off-road Tracking on page 69)
Map Orientation
(see page 62) Blue Line Calculated route (see page 54)
Landmark Icon - Generic (see page 63)
Heading Up North Up Honda Dealer (USA)
Honda Dealer (Canada)
Streets Hospital Acura Dealer
(see Map Overview on page 6 ) Grocery Store School
: Freeways (Red) Gas Station Restaurant
: State Route (Pink) Hotel/Lodging ATM
Parking Garage Parking Lot
: Verified Street (Gray)
Freeway Exit
: Unverified Street (Purple) Information Post Office

: One-Way Streets (see page 63)


Current Street Map Features
(1/20 mile scale only)
(see page 70 ) Park Airport/Business
Direction of Destination Hospital Body of Water
(when en route) Warning Icon Shopping Mall Cemetery
Distance to Destination Indicates that there are weather warnings. Golf Course/ University
(see page 57) To check the warning list, see page 83. Stadium
Vehicle Position (see page 70 )
No Entry Icon NOTE:
Time to Destination (see page 57)
Current Map Scale (see page 61) If you move the Interface Dial over an
Message Icon (see page 78)
area (map features shown above), the
Indicates that you have an AcuraLink message. name is displayed at the top of screen.
Map Scale Adjustment
(Mile or km per half-inch appears only when
you zoom in or out by rotating the Interface Map Menu (see page 57)
Dial knob.) (see page 61) (Push in on the Interface Dial to view.)

NOTE:
See Map Legend in the Map Information on the MAP MENU screen for further explanation.
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Guidance Screen Guidance Screen Legend
The guidance screen offers an Direction of Destination, as the crow flies
alternative way to view your route
information. Many of the icons and Milestone to Destination (see page 56 )
screen features are similar to those on
Scroll: to view guidance maneuvers
the map screen. While driving to your (rotate Interface Dial knob)
destination, press the MAP/GUIDE
button to switch between the map and
guidance screens. The guidance
screen shows you: Street Name to Next Driving
Maneuver
Milestone to Destination - The
position of the small circular icon Distance of Next Driving Maneuver
shows your trip progress. As you get
closer to your destination, the indicator
will approach .

NOTE:
The map and voice guidance in
unverified areas differ from those in
Current Street (see page 6 )
verified areas.
Current maneuvers and those Time to Destination (see page 57)
within 1000 feet will show on the
Countdown bar, indicating the Distance to Destination (see page 57)
distance until the next maneuver.

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Distance and Time to Map Menu Traffic Incidents - Displays a list of
Destination When the map screen is displayed, the traffic incidents around your current
pressing in on the Interface Dial position or on your current route.
When you select a destination, the
displays the Map menu. If the map is You can view this same list by saying
distance to the destination is the actual
scrolled, the Map menu will not appear. Display traffic incidents. For detailed
road distance of the calculated route,
Press the MAP/GUIDE button, the information on this feature, see page 25.
and not as the crow flies. When
viewing a list of destinations (points BACK button, or the CANCEL button Weather Info - Allows you to view the
of interest), such as restaurants, the to return to the basic map screen. weather forecast, warning list, warning
distance is as the crow flies (see Sort map, and radar map. See AcuraLink
by Distance to Travel on page 40). Weather on page 80.
The displayed time to the destination Guidance Menu - Allows you to
may differ from the actual travel time confirm Directions and Freeway Exit
because the time is calculated based information en route. You also can
on the posted road speed data and your change Guidance Mode (single screen/
current speed. split screen). For detailed information
on this feature, see Directions on
NOTE: page 58, EXIT INFO (Freeway Exit
If you are en route and the Interface Voice - Button shown if currently en
route. Select to hear the next guidance Information) on page 59, or Guidance
Dial is moved, the Time to Mode on page 59.
Destination and Distance to maneuver.
Destination indications are replaced New Messages - Indicates that there are
with an indicator showing distance AcuraLink messages for you to read.
from the current vehicle location. These messages consist of quick tips
and other information communicated
to you by Acura. If the button is grayed
out, you have no messages. For detailed
information on this feature, see page 78.

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Find Nearest - Selects a subcategory Directions Press the CANCEL button or the
from the list to search the nearest You can display a list of the maneuvers BACK button, or move the Interface
POI from your current location. For on your route and confirm the distance Dial down to return to the previous
detailed information on this feature, see between them. screen.
Subcategories on page 37. If you select Guidance Menu from You can scroll one maneuver at a time
Map Information - Allows you to the Map menu and then select by rotating the Interface Dial knob.
confirm information on the map or Directions, the display changes to:
change the settings of displaying a The route guidance display disappears
map. For detailed information on this and guidance ends when you reach your
feature, see Map Orientation on page destination. Press the MENU button
62, Showing Icons on the Map on page 67, to return to the MENU screen (Dest.
Viewing/Saving the Current Location MENU 1 or 2).
on page 70 or Map Legend on page 60.
Cancel Route - Cancels your current
route. The map screen will display your
current position.
NOTE:
When you select a maneuver from the
list, a map of the maneuver is shown.
Maneuvers that occur at freeway
exits or contain freeway exit
information will show the exit info
icon ( ).

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EXIT INFO (Freeway Exit On the map screen, you can display Guidance Mode
Information) Freeway Exit information using the When en route to a destination, you
You can search freeway exit Interface Dial. The Exit Info icon will have two display options: single-screen
information (gas stations, restaurants, only be displayed on the map screen if mode (the factory default) or split-
ATMs, etc.) and add new destinations there is any freeway exit information screen mode.
or waypoints to the calculated route. available. Choose the 1/4, 1/2, or 1 If you select the Guidance Menu on
Select the Guidance Menu from the mile scale, then move the crosshairs the Map menu screen and then select
Map menu screen. Select Exit Info, to the desired Exit Info icon and push Guidance Mode, the Selection
and a list of freeway exits for the route in on the Interface Dial. Choose a screen will appear.
is displayed. place from the list and set it as a new
destination or waypoint. Single-screen mode - While the map
If you select the freeway exit you plan screen is displayed, only the map is
on taking, a list of businesses in the NOTE: shown with occasional guidance pop-up
area will be displayed. You can choose To turn on Freeway exit information windows as you approach a maneuver.
a listing to set as a new destination or on the map screen, display the icon bar When you press the MAP/GUIDE
waypoint, and say or select OK. and select the icon (see page 67). button and switch to the Guidance
screen, only the Directions screen is
displayed.
Split-screen mode - While the map
screen is displayed, the map is on
the left of the screen, and the next
maneuver is on the right side of the
screen. You will see the same screen
setup when you press the MAP/GUIDE
button.

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Guidance mode can be changed in SET Current Location Map Legend
UP (see Guidance Mode on page 109). Displays the current location, address, You can use the Map legend screens
When you get near the maneuver, the city, and state, as well as the latitude to learn the meaning of map features,
map screen changes to: and longitude. If you rotate the icons, colors, etc. used in this system.
Interface Dial knob and select Save,
this information will be saved to the When you say or select Map Legend,
Address Book. the display changes to:

On the map screen, the location of the


maneuver is marked with a small yellow
square. The guidance window is simply Say or select the desired item or item
an enlargement of the next maneuver number to view each section of the map
area. After you complete the maneuver, legend.
the display returns to a full map screen
when single-screen mode is set, or to a
map and direction list screen when split-
screen mode is set.

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Map Scale
Rotate the Interface Dial knob or a voice command such as Display 1/2 mile scale (see page 159) to change the scale of the
map. Zooming in increases the detail, while zooming out gives you a view of a wider area. After changing the scale, give the
system a few moments to update the display.
Functions available at various map scales
Map Scale (English and Metric) For 1/20mi. 1/8 mi. 1/4 mi. 1/2 mi. 1 mi. 2 mi. 5 mi. 15 mi. 50 mi. 150 mi. 350 mi. 1000 mi.
selecting units, see page 101. 80 m 200 m 400 m 800 m 1.6 km 3 km 8 km 24 km 80 km 240 km 560 km 1600 km
POI icon symbols (like ATM) page 63 X X
Breadcrumbs (off-road tracking dots) page 69 X X X X
Freeway exit information icons page 63 X X X
One-way traffic icon page 63 X
Unverified road display (purple) page 6 X X X X X X X X
Map orientation Heading up page 62 X X X X X
Map orientation North up page 62 X X X X X X X X X X X X
Map features (park, golf course) page 55 X X X X X X X X X X X
Avoid area shown on map page 106 X X X
Avoid area scales (when creating) page 106 X X X
Waypoint flag icons page 74 X X X X X X X X X X X X
Traffic speed / incident page 22 X X X X X X X
Weather information page 80 X X X X X X X X X X X X

NOTE:
You can change between miles or kilometers in SETUP (see Units on page 101).
For information on the available voice commands, see Voice Command Index on page 158 .
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Map Orientation Push in on the Interface Dial when Destination Icon
The map can be orientated two ways: you are on the map screen, and select The destination icon only shows the
Map Information. Select North- approximate location of the destination.
North-up: North pointing up as you up or Heading-up, or say Display This occurs because a city block can
would normally view a paper map. heading up or Display north up. have as many as 100 possible addresses
Heading-up: The map constantly (for example, the 1400 block is followed
rotates so the road you are driving on In the larger map scales (above 2 mile
or 3 kilometer), the map is always by the 1500 block.) Since most cities
always points up (as you see the road use only a portion of the 100 possible
through your front windshield). oriented with north facing upward. You
cannot change the orientation. addresses (for example, in the 1400
block, the addresses may only go up to
NOTE: 1425 before the 1500 block starts).
North Up Therefore, the address 1425 will be
For information on the available voice
commands, see Voice Command Index shown a quarter of the way down the
on page 158 . block by the system instead of near the
Heading Up end of the block where the destination
is actually located.
NOTE: Tip:
The red arrow in both heading symbols When en route, you can view a map
always shows the direction north. showing your destination. Using voice
control, say Display destination
map.

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Various Other Icons One-Way Traffic Icon For information on the available
The one-way traffic icons (see Map voice commands, see Voice
Landmark Icons Screen Legend on page 55) are only Command Index on page 158.
Landmark icons are shown in the map shown on the 1/20 mile scale.
screen on 1/20 and 1/8 mile scale, or 80
and 200 meter scale. The Freeway exit Some icons can be turned on or off. To
information is displayed on the 1/4, 1/2, hide or display icons, use the Interface
and 1 mile scales. The icons are: Dial to select Map Information from
the Map menu, and select Show Icon
Honda Dealer (USA) on Map (see page 67). You can also
hide or display icons by using voice
commands (see page 159).
Honda Dealer (Canada)
You can select most landmark, traffic,
or weather icons with the Interface
Acura Dealer Dial to display the icons information.
See the table on page 65 for exceptions.
Hospital School
NOTE:
Grocery
Restaurant The same icon list can be viewed on
Store
the screen by selecting Map Legend
Gas from the Map Information screen in
ATM
Station the MAP menu.
Hotel/ Parking When there are overlapping
Lodging Lot landmark icons, a list of the points
Parking of interest (POIs) is displayed when
Post Office selected.
Garage
Freeway Exit Information

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Incident Icons Weather Icons NOTE:
Incident icons are displayed on the 1/20 Weather icons are displayed on all map Weather icons are only visible if
through 5 mile scales. The icons are: scales. The icons are: you have a current traffic/weather
subscription with XM. See page 120.
Accident/Incident Daytime mode

Construction Clear Partly Cloudy


Congestion Cloudy Fog
Weather Rain Freezing Rain
Road Closed Snow

Night mode
Clear Partly Cloudy

Icons with indicate a possibility for


high wind.
For example:
Rain
Rain with high wind

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For some icons, you can choose to show or hide them on the map, while others like Honda Dealers are always shown. The table below
shows the features for each icon type. Some Points of Interest (POIs) like Police Stations are not shown as an icon, but you can still
locate the nearest one with the voice command, Find nearest Police station. See Find Place Commands on page 160.
Landmark icon
Icon can be Icon can be Icon can be selected POI can be found
Icon selection as a destination on on the map
POI type manually manually
by voice the map screen with screen using voice
displayed hidden the Interface Dial command Find...
Honda/Acura dealer Yes, always No No Yes Yes
Hospital Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
School Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ATM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gas station*1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Restaurants*2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Post office Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Grocery store*1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hotel*1/ Lodging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Police station No icon No icon No icon No icon No icon
Shopping, Tourist attraction, Bank No icon No icon No No Yes
Parking garage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Parking lot Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Freeway exit information Yes Yes Yes Yes (choose POI) No
One-way traffic icon Yes Yes No No No
*1. When gas stations, hotels, and convenience stores are selected for view on the map, some icons are shown as brand icons.
*2. When selecting Restaurant on the Select category for icon settings screen (see Icon Options on page 67), specialty types
of restaurants, like Chinese or Italian, can be individually displayed or hidden. See Showing Icons on the Map on page 67.
Also see the Voice Command Index on page 158 for the Display, Hide, and Find commands.
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Incident icon
Icon can be selected POI can be found
Icon can be Icon can be
Icon selection as a destination on on the map
manually manually
by voice the map screen with screen using voice
displayed hidden
the Interface Dial command Find...
Traffic speed Yes Yes Yes No No
Traffic incident Yes Yes Yes No Yes *1
*1 You can display the list of the nearest traffic incidents by saying, Display traffic incidents.
Weather icon
Icon can be selected POI can be found
Icon can be Icon can be
Icon selection as a destination on on the map
manually manually
by voice the map screen with screen using voice
displayed hidden
the Interface Dial command Find...
Weather information Yes Yes Yes No No

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Showing Icons on the Map In the screen shown, traffic, gas Icon Options
Selecting Show Icon on Map from stations, and restaurants are selected. If you move the Interface Dial down
Map Information on the Map menu Rotate the Interface Dial knob and select ICON OPTIONS, the
(see page 57) displays the following and push in to select (blue with box following screen will be displayed:
screen: checked) or remove them (black with
box unchecked). You can also display
or hide the same icons by using the
Display or Hide voice commands
on the map screen (see page 159).
ICON OPTIONS
This feature allows you to fine tune
some of the icons on the Icon bar (See
Icon Options to the right for more
information). The five icon choices Parking,
The screen consists of the following Restaurant, Other Icon, Traffic
items: Information, and Weather can
each be tailored to your needs.
Icon Bar
The icon bar allows you to manually
select the icons that are displayed on the
map (see page 65 for a list of these icons).

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For instance, lets assume that your In the example shown, only POST NOTE:
hospital is not displayed on the map, OFFICE and SCHOOL are selected When viewing the map screen, you can
and you want to make sure that your and will show up on the map. To also turn some icons on using voice control.
settings are correct. You would do the see HOSPITAL on the map, this would
See the Voice Command Index on
following: need to be turned on by first selecting it
and then pushing in on the Interface page 159 for the available Display and
First, ensure that the Other Icon Dial to select it so it appears as below. Hide icon commands.
button on the Icon Bar is selected.
Second, select Other Icon and
verify that the hospital option is
on (blue with box checked). This
procedure is explained below.

If you select Other Icon from the


Select category for icon settings
screen, the other icon options are
displayed:
Exit, and save your settings by moving
the Interface Dial down (OK).

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Going Off the Route Off-road Tracking By following the dots, you can
If you leave the calculated route, If you drive away from a mapped road, backtrack to the mapped road you
Recalculating... is displayed at the Not on a digitized road appears at the originally left. Breadcrumbs may
top of the screen. The system will bottom of the screen. occasionally be displayed in urban
recalculate the route from your current areas, such as large parking lots in
location and direction to the desired shopping malls, or in new subdivisions
destination then give you a new route where the roads are not yet in the
instruction. This is done automatically database. In other cases, you may see
if you have set Rerouting to dots if the system temporarily goes off
AUTOMATIC on the SET UP screen route, like in a parking garage where
(Other) (see page 101). the GPS signal is unavailable.
These dots appear only in the 1/20,
If the Rerouting option in SET UP is 1/8, 1/4, and 1/2 mile (or 80, 200, 400,
set to MANUAL, Off route appears and 800 meter) map scales. Rotate the
at the top of the screen when you leave The map screen starts displaying a Interface Dial knob to change scales
the calculated route. Say Recalculate, series of dots (breadcrumbs) to show if necessary.
or select Recalculation whenever the path you have taken if Off-road
you want the system to perform a Tracking on the SET UP screen Off-road tracking continues for
recalculation. (Other) is set to ON (see page 111). approximately 150 miles; dots at
the beginning of the trail will start
disappearing when you exceed that
distance. When you reach a mapped
road, the system stops displaying dots.

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Viewing/ Saving the Current NOTE: To save the location, say Save current
Location The elevation will not appear when the location or select Save on the Current
system is temporarily lacking proper location screen. The Edit address
Whenever you are on a map screen,
GPS information. The system elevation book screen with the current location
you can always obtain your current
may not agree with elevations shown data will appear. You can edit the name,
location either by pushing in on the
on roadside elevation signs, and may phone number, or category name to be
Interface Dial, selecting Current
fluctuate plus or minus 100 feet or saved in your personal Address Book.
Location from Map Information, or
more.
by using the voice control system and Select Return and you will be returned
saying Display current location. A You can store the current location for to the Map Information screen.
screen pops up which shows the address later use. It does not change or cancel You can then use Address Book from
of your current location, as well as the your current route. the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1) to
latitude, longitude, and elevation. select the saved location, and return to
For example, you are following the same spot.
the systems directions to get to a
destination. While sitting at a stoplight
you notice a store on the corner, but do
not have time to visit it right now.
You can save the location to select as a
destination at a later date.

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Pop-ups and Disclaimers Your route includes traffic restrictions Your route includes unverified areas
When you say OK in the Calculate in the vicinity of the departure point (see Unverified Area Routing on page
Route to screen, or if you change your or destination. 102).
route, the system checks your route and
provides you with pop-up messages for
the following situations:
Your route takes you into an area that
you previously set as an Avoid Area
(see Edit Avoid Area on page 106).

Your route passes through unverified You are about to enter an unverified
areas (see Unverified Area Routing area (see Unverified Area Routing on
on page 102). page 102).

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You actually entered an unverified Traffic Rerouting
area (see Unverified Area Routing on When driving en route to your
page 102). destination with Traffic Rerouting is
ON, the system can find a faster route
based on traffic flow information or
detect a Road Closed incident and find
a detour route. In either case, the system
automatically recalculates and displays
a pop-up box to signify that the route
has changed. Select an incident from the list,
and push in on the Interface Dial
twice. The system will display the
confirmation screen:

You can also calculate the detour route


manually by choosing to avoid specific
incidents and/or congestion on your
route. Say Display traffic incidents or
Display traffic list, and select the On
Route tab on the Traffic Incidents
screen.

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When you say or select Avoid, the Changing the Route Using the Interface Dial to select a
display returns to the list screen. When While en route, you may wish to alter different POI or address on the map
you move the Interface Dial down your route, add an interim Waypoint (page 76).
on the list screen to select Reroute, (pit stop), choose a different destination, Pressing the MENU button and
the system recalculates a detour route or cancel your current destination. To selecting the Dest. MENU 1 or 2
avoiding the road. change your present route, you can do tab on the MENU screen (page 77).
You can choose to avoid up to 10 traffic any of the following:
incidents.
Say Menu, or press the MENU button MENU Screen (Route)
NOTE: Pressing the MENU button displays the
When you select the All tab, Avoid to view the MENU screen (Route):
MENU screen (Route):
is not displayed. Cancel Route (page 74)
To activate this function, you need to
set Traffic Rerouting to ON in the Detour (page 74)
Routing & Guidance settings (see Avoid Streets (page 74)
page 109). Change Route Preference (page 74)
Because the criterion for whether
Waypoint (page 74)
the traffic event is to be detoured or
not is included in the traffic event Back to Route (page 75)
data itself, the traffic rerouting is not
performed for all the traffic incidents Choose a different destination (other
ahead on the route. methods) by: NOTE:
Even when the route recalculation is The Route tab can be selected only
Saying, Find nearest... to find a POI
performed for a traffic event, if the (page 76). when you are en route.
system cannot find any detour route
or a quicker detour route, the event Saying, Go home (page 76).
location is not always avoided.
Traffic rerouting is available only if
you have a current traffic/weather
subscription with XM. See page 120.
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Cancel Route your waypoint(s) or destination (system Waypoint
Cancels the current route (and any beeps if selected). Waypoints allow you to add an
waypoints) and returns you to the map interim pit stop while traveling to
screen. NOTE: a destination. For instance, you may
Although you can choose streets to want to stop for gas or food, and then
Detour avoid, you cannot choose specific continue on to your destination.
Calculates a detour route for you if streets you want to use. Although you can enter up to five places
you encounter an unexpected obstacle Change Route Preference including the destination at a time,
such as a closed road or extremely typically you may never use more than
heavy traffic congestion. If a detour From the MENU screen (Route), if you one at a time.
is selected, the system will attempt to say or select Change Route Pref., Waypoints are routed to in the order
recalculate a new route, avoiding the then the Route Preference screen is they were entered (number 1 first, etc.),
next 5 miles (while on a freeway) or 1 displayed. See Changing the Routing with your final destination routed to
mile (while on a surface street). Method on page 52 for details. last.
Avoid Streets When you enter waypoints, they appear
From the MENU screen (Route), if on the map screen as small red flags
you say or select Avoid Streets, the numbered 1-4.
system displays a list of streets that will
get you to your destination. This feature
allows you to avoid a street or streets
along your route. This is helpful if you
know of road construction, closures,
or excessive traffic along the route.
Simply select the street or streets you
wish to avoid. You can store up to 10
streets to be avoided. You cannot avoid
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Adding Waypoint Next, select the category from the If you add a waypoint, the Dest List
From the MENU screen (Route), Originals or My Favorites tab on screen will be displayed. If you move
if you say or select Waypoint, the the Category screen, then follow the the Interface Dial down and select
Add Waypoint screen is displayed. menu prompts to select a destination. OK, the addition is completed and
Select either SEARCH AROUND rerouting begins. Press the MAP/
or SEARCH ALONG by rotating GUIDE button to return to the map
Interface Dial knob. screen without adding the waypoint.
To add another waypoint, press
the MENU button and repeat the
procedure.
If Waypoint is grayed out, the
maximum of five places (including the
When the system performs a search destination) has been entered.
from SEARCH ALONG, it displays
NOTE:
matches that lie within a corridor on
The system does not allow you to select
either side and in front of your route.
the roads you want to use to get to a
From SEARCH AROUND, the system destination. However, after you enter a
displays matches that are a uniform destination, you can select intersections
distance from the departure point/ or POI waypoints that the system will
waypoint/destination. use to tailor your route.

The search corridor distance value Back to Route


can be changed in Edit Waypoint Returns you to the original map screen.
Search Area in SET UP (see page 108).

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Changing Your Destination Using Interface Dial to Change If this is not your desired new
There are four methods by which you Destination destination, press the CANCEL button
can change or add a waypoint to your While following a calculated route, you or the BACK button to return to the
route. These are: can select a new destination with the map screen. Reposition the crosshairs
map screen and the Interface Dial. with the Interface Dial, then push in
on the Interface Dial again to see the
Find Nearest (Voice command) With the map screen displayed, new address.
From the map screen, say one of the use the Interface Dial to move the
Find Nearest... voice commands to cursor. It will change to crosshairs. When the Select an item screen is
locate the nearest gas station, ATM, Use the Interface Dial to position displayed, select an item from the list,
restaurant or other point of interest. See the crosshairs on your desired new and the Calculate route to screen is
the Find Nearest voice commands destination, street, or icon, then push in displayed. Then select OK and push in
listing on page 160. on the Interface Dial. The Select an on the Interface Dial.
item screen or a pop-up menu may be
Go Home (Voice command) displayed if there are multiple POIs in
From the map screen, say Go Home the vicinity.
1 or Go Home 2. If an address has
been entered in both Home Address NOTE:
1 and Home Address 2, say Go The Select an item screen will be
Home and the system will give displayed when the crosshairs are
preference to Home Address 1 and positioned near multiple icons or
display the confirmation screen. locations. A pop-up menu will be
displayed when the crosshairs are
positioned on a particular street.

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Driving to Your Destination
When the pop-up menu is displayed, Entering a Destination from the Continue Trip to Screen
select New Dest. to set your location Menu Screen (while en route) If you restart the vehicle without having
as a replacement destination, or If you say Menu, or press the MENU completed your prior trip, you will see
Waypoint to set as a waypoint. button and select the Dest. MENU the following screen:
1 or Dest. MENU 2 tab, the system
displays the MENU screen. Follow
the procedure described in Entering a
Destination, which begins on page 28.
When the Calculate route to screen is
displayed, select OK and push in on the
Interface Dial.
When the pop-up menu is displayed,
The system will return to the map select New Dest. to set your location To continue to your destination or
screen and recalculate the route to your as a replacement destination, or other waypoints, say or select OK.
new destination or waypoint. Waypoint to set as a waypoint. To cancel your destination, press
the CANCEL button or the BACK
The system will return to the map button on the steering wheel, or
screen and recalculate the route to your using the voice control system, say
specified new destination or waypoint. Cancel or Back.
If you wish to change the routing
method, select Route Pref. by using
the Interface Dial.
For additional information on
changing the routing method, see
Changing the Routing Method on
page 52.

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Driving to Your Destination
AcuraLink Messages NOTE: The vehicle Owners manual for a
AcuraLink enhances your ownership See your vehicle Owners manual for detailed explanation of the system.
experience by providing a direct more details on this feature.
communication link between you When service information is received
and Acura. AcuraLink messages are from your vehicle or AcuraLink, an
displayed on the navigation screen. envelope icon is displayed in the bottom
Working through XM Satellite Radio, left corner of the navigation screen.
AcuraLink works in conjunction with
your vehicles navigation, Bluetooth To view messages, press the INFO
HandsFreeLink (HFL), and audio button and select or say Message. You
systems to send and receive several can also push in on the Interface Dial
kinds of message. These include: on the map screen to get to the Map
menu, and select New Messages.
Operating tips and information on
your vehicles features.
Important recall and safety
information.
Maintenance information to keep
your vehicle in top condition.
Diagnostic information to provide
information about any problems with
your vehicle.
Planned appointments with your The Interface Dial controls most
Acura dealer. AcuraLink functions. For more
information on AcuraLink, refer to:
The Advanced Technology Guide for
features and a function overview.

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Information Features
The INFO function consists of two INFO Screen (Main Info) Cellular Phone
main screens. To display the INFO When you say Information or press The Cellular Phone option (available
screen (Main Info), say Information the INFO button, the display changes to: on some phones) allows you to
or press the INFO button. To change it import up to 1,000 names and 10,000
to the INFO screen (Other), select the phone numbers to the phonebook of
Other tab. You can switch screens by Bluetooth HandsFreeLink (HFL)
selecting the tab. from your cellular phonebook.
Up to six phones can have their
You can use the voice control system to
phonebooks imported. With HFL, you
select any item on the INFO screen.
can then automatically dial any name or
NOTE: number in the phonebook.
For information on the available voice Say or select Cellular Phone from
commands, see Voice Command Index the INFO screen (Main Info), and the
on page 158 . display changes to:

Move the Interface Dial to the left


and right to display Main Info or
Other. NOTE:
For more information on this feature,
see your vehicle Owners manual.

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Information Features
For questions about the HFL If you select an incident from the list AcuraLink Weather
Cellular Phonebook, call and push in on the Interface Dial, the The Weather Info option allows you
HandsFreeLink customer support at detailed information and the map of the to view the weather forecast, warning
(888) 528-7876, or (888) 9-HONDA- surrounding area will appear. list, warning map, and radar map.
9 in Canada, or go to www.acura. When you say or select Weather
com/handsfreelink. Information on the Map menu or
Messages INFO screen, the following screen
See AcuraLink Messages on page 78. appears:
Traffic Incidents
When you say or select Traffic
Incidents, you can view a list of the
traffic incidents near your current
position or along your calculated route.
See Viewing Incident Reports on page 25 NOTE:
and Traffic Rerouting on page 72. When information regarding Traffic
Incidents cannot be received, this
feature cannot be selected. After
a period of 15 minutes, Traffic NOTE:
Incidents may be selected but the You can view the same screen by
message Traffic information could not selecting Weather Info. from the
be received will be displayed. For an Map menu (see page 57).
explanation regarding the verification To receive weather information, your
of reception status, please see Traffic & XM traffic/weather subscription must
Weather Status on page 120. be paid. See page 120 for details.
NOTE:
To receive traffic information, your XM
traffic/weather subscription must be
paid. See page 120 for details.
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Information Features
When you cannot receive Weather When you select City Vicinity, NOTE:
Info, this feature cannot be the Enter city name screen will be When the GPS signal or weather
selected. After a period of 15 displayed. Enter the name of the city information cannot be received,
minutes, Weather Info. may be using the Interface Dial. If the system NA or No Data will be
selected but the message Weather does not find an exact match, select displayed.
information could not be received LIST when you finish entering the You can view the same information
will be displayed. For information name of the city. Select a desired city by selecting the weather icon for a
regarding the verification of from the list. The Forecast screen will city on the map screen.
reception status, please see Traffic & be displayed.
Weather Status on page 120. Warning List
You can view a list of all weather
Weather Forecast warnings in the United States. Say
You can view the weather forecast or select Warning List Sorted by
for the current position or the city Distance, and the display changes to:
you selected. Say or select Weather
Forecast, and the display changes to:

When you select the 1 day tab, you


can view the one-day forecast and get
information about the current weather,
forecast, and temperature. When you
select the 3 day tab, you can view the
three-day forecast (day/night).
When you select Current Position,
the Forecast screen will be displayed.

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Information Features
You can view three types of lists by Warning Map Radar Map
selecting a sorting method from All You can view the warning map, which To view a radar map displaying rain
US, Within 500mi, or On Route. contains different colors according or other weather systems, say or select
A warning icon in the list indicates that to the type of warning. Say or select Radar Map. The display changes to:
your vehicle is in the warning area, or Warning Map, and the display
the calculated route runs through the changes to:
area. When you select a listed item by
pushing in on the Interface Dial, the
detailed information will be displayed.

: heavy rain
: moderate rain
Select the colored area by moving the : light rain
Interface Dial. If desired, rotate the : heavy freezing rain
Interface Dial knob to change the : light freezing rain
Say Read List or push in on the map scale (15, 50, or 150 miles). When : heavy snow
Interface Dial, and the information you have the crosshairs in the desired : light snow
will be read to you. area, push in on the Interface Dial. Move the Interface Dial to scroll the
The Weather Warning screen will be map. To change the scale (50, 150, or 350
NOTE: displayed.
The On Route tab can be selected miles), turn the Interface Dial knob.
only when en route. NOTE:
Scrolling through the Weather Moving the cursor does not display
Warning screen is disabled when the the detailed information.
vehicle is moving. Changes to the scale of the Radar
Map are not reflected on the original
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Information Features
Weather Information on Map When you select the weather icon Weather Information for Destination
Weather Icons next to a city name and push in the When you select a destination from the
Weather icons can be displayed on the Interface Dial, the Forecast screen MENU screen, the Calculate route to
map screen when turned on (see page will be displayed. To return to the map screen will be displayed. Weather icons
64). They appear next to the city names screen, press the CANCEL button. for the destination will display on the
on all map scales. right side of the screen.
Warning Icon

When you scroll through the map using


The warning icon indicates that a
the Interface Dial, the weather icon is
weather warning area exists near
displayed at the top right of the screen.
your current location or along your
This shows you the weather at the
calculated route. To check the weather
cursor position.
warnings, see Warning Map on page 82.

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Information Features
You can also view the weather When the system calculates a route Voice Info
information for your destination when and there is a warning on the route, the When you say or select Voice Info on
you select the destination directly from following screen will be displayed: the INFO screen (Main Info), you will
the map screen (use the Interface see the following screen:
Dial to position the target mark on your
desired destination, and then push in on
the Interface Dial).

Select Check Info., and the warning


list will be displayed (see page 81). You can select the MAP, MENU, or
AUDIO tab by moving the Interface
Dial to the left or right.
NOTE:
When the GPS signal or weather NOTE:
information cannot be received, NA You can select an item by saying either
will be displayed. the line number or the item name.

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Information Features
There is a tutorial available for the When you make a command help Calendar
voice command help. Say or select selection under any of the help screens, The Calendar option allows you
Getting started, and the display you will see the help commands that to enter events and be reminded of
changes to: can be used with voice control. You them in the future. When you say
can say Read List or push in on the or select Calendar from the INFO
Interface Dial to select Using the screen (Other), the system shows the
talk button, and the system will read calendar with the current calendar day
the list to you. highlighted.

Select the line number of the desired


tutorial you want to view, and the
tutorial will automatically be read.
To stop the reading, push in on the
Interface Dial and select STOP. To For a listing of all voice commands, see Dates with an icon indicate there is a
resume the reading, push in on the Voice Command Index on page 158. scheduled entry for that date.
Interface Dial again.
NOTE:
Entries may be stored in the calendar
for 10 years.

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Information Features
You can scroll through the calendar day Entering Your Schedule Edit Date
by day by rotating the Interface Dial Set your schedule by selecting the day on This allows you to move your calendar
knob, or select the day by voice. When the calendar, and the display changes to: entry to a different date. If you say or
you move the Interface Dial up or select Edit Date, the Edit Date screen
down, you can also scroll through the is displayed with existing entries grayed
calendar week by week. To change the out. When you select a new date, the
month, say Next month or Previous display will return to the Schedule
month, or move the Interface Dial screen.
right or left.
Edit Title
Say or select Edit Title, then enter the
name of your title using the Interface
Dial. Once you have entered the title,
say or select OK. The title will be
displayed on the specified date on the
Calendar screen and the display will
return to the Schedule screen.
Edit Message
Say or select Edit Message, and the
system will show the Edit Message
screen. You can enter a message on two
Reminder lines. Use to change the line.
The default for Reminder is ON. This
allows the system to remind you of the
calendar item the next time you start the
vehicle. See System Start-up on page 18.

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Information Features
Once you have entered the message, Back to Calendar View Scenic Road Information
say or select OK. The message will be Once you have finished entering the Say or select Scenic Road
displayed on the specified date on the schedule, say or select BACK TO Information while on the INFO
Calendar screen and the display will CALENDAR VIEW by moving the screen (Other), and the display will
return to the Schedule screen. Interface Dial down. The Calendar change as indicated below.
screen will appear and display the
Message Icon scheduled entry.
Say or select Message Icon, and
the system displays a list of icons you NOTE:
can select to help identify the type of Only one entry can be stored for
message you entered. The message icon each calendar day.
you choose will be displayed alongside A maximum of 50 entries can be
the specified date on the Calendar stored in the calendar. After you
screen. reach 50 entries, a warning message
will appear telling you that the limit
Delete The number of scenic roads for each
has been reached. You can clear any
Say or select Delete to display the state will be listed.
older entries as needed.
confirmation screen. If you select
The system displays active calendar Select a state and a list of the scenic
YES, the entry that is displayed will be
entries only after you answer OK on roads in that state will be displayed.
deleted.
the Disclaimer screen. After making a selection, the scenic road
For more information, see System will display on the Map Click screen
Start-up on page 18. at a scale, where its main portion is the
focal point of the map. You can then set
this as a destination or waypoint.
If you select a scenic road that runs
through multiple states, only the portion
of the road in the selected state will be
displayed.
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Information Features
Calculator Unit Conversion 4. Select the base unit (e.g., pounds)
When you say or select Calculator on Values entered on the calculator can be that you wish to convert to some
the INFO screen (Other), the display converted from one unit to another (e.g., other unit. All other units will change
changes to: inches to millimeters). automatically depending on the base
unit value. In the example below,
To perform a conversion: 1000 mm converts to 100 cm, 1 m
(U.S.), etc.
1. Enter a numeric value to be converted
(for example, 100).
2. Move the Interface Dial down to
select UNIT CONVERSION. The
screen changes to:

Use the Interface Dial and Knob to


use the following features:
Calculator NOTE:
The calculator function operates like a If you do not enter a value to be
standard handheld calculator. converted, only Temperature units
are selectable.
Conversions using negative values
3. Rotate the Interface Dial knob to may produce meaningless or
select the type of unit you want to physically impossible values.
convert (for example, weight) and To return the Calculator screen,
push in on the Interface Dial to select CALC. by moving the
select. The screen for that conversion Interface Dial to the right.
type appears (see illustration in step
4).

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Information Features
System/Device Information Map Update Status Roadside Assistance
Say or select System/Device During data updates, you can check Acura Roadside Assistance is provided
Information while on the INFO the update status for map data for each as a service to Acura clients. When
screen (Other), and the display will state. paired with a Bluetooth-enabled
change as indicated below. cell phone, the system can call for
During the update of map data, say assistance as long as the setting is
or select Map Update Status while switched ON.
on the INFO screen (Other), and the
display will change as indicated below. Say or select Roadside Assistance
while on the INFO screen (Other), and the
display will change as indicated below.

You will need this information when


ordering an update DVD. See page 128 for
more information.

NOTE:
This operation can only be carried
out during a disc update. When you select the country, the phone
You can check the data update status number for Roadside Assistance and
with the status bar that is displayed vehicle position information will be
on the screen. displayed.
If you say Question or select the ?
tab, you can refer to the Map Update Say Call or select CALL with the
Status explanation. Interface Dial, and then select Yes
from the confirmation screen.

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Information Features
Key to Zagat Ratings The symbols, if displayed, indicate
By saying or selecting Key to Zagat the following information:
Ratings on the INFO screen (Other), open on Sunday
you can see the explanation of the closed on Sunday
data displayed for the Zagat-surveyed
restaurants. open on Monday
closed on Monday
Food, Dcor, and Service open for lunch
categories are rated using numbered
values (e.g., 0-9, 10-15, etc.) lunch not served
Cost is the average cost of a meal serving after 11 PM
(including drink and tip). no credit card accepted
Use the Interface Dial to scroll
The code displayed has the following through the Key to Zagat Ratings
meaning: screens.
VE: Very Expensive
E: Expensive
M: Moderate
I: Inexpensive

Copyright 2008 Zagat Survey, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Information Features
Show Wallpaper
If you say or select Show wallpaper
from the INFO screen (Other), the
wallpaper that is currently selected will
be displayed on the screen. If you push
in on the Interface Dial, the original
screen will return. For instructions on
changing Wallpapers Setting, see page
116.

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System Setup
SETUP Mode SETUP Screen (Main Set up) Contrast
The SET UP function consists of two Select Set up from the INFO screen The screen contrast has 11 settings.
main screens that allow you to change (Main info), and the following screen To adjust the contrast, use the voice
and update information in the system. will display. control system and say Contrast up
or Contrast down. You can also select
NOTE: Contrast and change the setting by
For information on the available voice rotating the Interface Dial knob.
commands, see Voice Command Index
on page 165. Black Level
The screen black level has 11 settings.
To change the black level, use the voice
control system and say Black level up
or Black level down. You can also
select Black Level and change the
Brightness setting by rotating the Interface Dial
The screen brightness has 11 settings. knob.
To change the brightness, use the voice
control system and say Brightness up NOTE:
or Brightness down. You can also You can have separate daytime and
select Brightness and change the nighttime settings for Brightness,
setting by rotating the Interface Dial Contrast, and Black Level. Adjust each
knob. setting when the display is in either
daytime or nighttime mode. Use the
Tip: Display Mode button (page 10 and 114)
If you are having trouble viewing the to select Daytime or Nighttime mode.
screen in bright lighting conditions, try
increasing the brightness.

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Volume Interface Dial Feedback Personal Information
The navigation voice volume has 11 This setting allows you to control From the SET UP screen (Main
settings and can be adjusted by: when (and if) the system will read the Set up), say or select Personal
current selection you choose with the Information and the following screen
Using the voice control system and Interface Dial. The purpose of this
saying Volume up or Volume appears:
feature is to minimize the need to look
down. at the screen while operating the dial.
Selecting Volume and changing the You can set the one of the three settings
setting by rotating the Interface explained in the following table. The
Dial knob. factory default is AUTO.
Saying Volume Off, or selecting
Volume and then OFF. Setting Degree of assistance
ON When selection is made,
NOTE: the system always reads
If you turn the volume off, you will not what is selected.
hear route guidance or voice command AUTO The system reads Address Book
confirmations. (factory default) selection only when The Address Book allows up to a
moving total of 200 address entries. After
If you then select Voice in the Map 200 entries, no more entries can be
OFF No voice assistance
menu, you will hear route guidance at added. The 200 addresses are shared
when selecting.
the default volume. between DRIVER 1 and DRIVER 2.
For example, if DRIVER 1 has 150
addresses, DRIVER 2 can only have 50.
You can add, modify, and delete
information in the personal Address
Book list.

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System Setup
You may choose to use a Personal Accessing the Address Book List Entering an Address
Identification Number (PIN) to protect After selecting the Address Book,
your privacy. However, PINs are move the Interface Dial down while
optional, and if you decide to use one, on the Select an address screen to
record it in case you forget the number change to DRIVER 1 or DRIVER 2.
(see page 98).
If an Address Book PIN has been set,
NOTE: the system prompts you to enter your
If you forget your PIN, your dealer will PIN. Verify that the correct user is
have to reset it for you, and all of your displayed, then enter your PIN. After
stored information will be cleared. entering your PIN correctly by voice Select New Address by pushing in on
or by using the Interface Dial, the the Interface Dial when beginning to
You can do the following functions in system displays your Address Book.
the address book: build your Address Book list.
If no Address Book PIN has been set, If you move the Interface Dial down,
Enter an address (see page 94) the system displays your Address Book you can change to DRIVER 1 or
Edit an existing address (see page 95) after selecting DRIVER 1 or DRIVER DRIVER 2.
Delete an existing address (see page 2.
97)
NOTE:
Personal information cannot be backed
up or moved to another navigation
system.

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Edit Name Edit Address Place Name - Allows you to select one
You may use the Name field to give When you say or select Edit Address, of the Point of Interest (POI) locations
the entry a name or title that you will the display changes to: already stored in the system as one of
recognize later, such as Doctor Smith your personal addresses. This is the
or Broadway Theatre. If you do not same as selecting Place Name from
give the address a name, the system will the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1).
assign one (Address 001, etc.). See page 36.
Place Category - Allows you to select
a point of interest (POI) that has been
saved in the system as one individual
address. This is the same as selecting
Place Category from the MENU
Current Position - Allows you to use screen (Dest. MENU 1). See page 37.
your current position as the address.
Place Phone Number - This feature
Address - Requires you to enter the is very convenient when you know the
Say or select Edit Name. Then use the city and address you wish to store. The phone number of a place or business
Interface Dial to enter the name. operation is the same as selecting that you want to save. This is the same
Select OK when finished. Address from the MENU screen as selecting Place Phone No. from
(Dest. MENU 1). See page 28. the MENU screen (Dest. MENU 1).
NOTE: See page 41.
You can always re-enter, edit, or make Previous Destinations - Allows you
changes to any entry. Address is the to choose one of the locations in the
only required field. Previous Destination list for your
Address Book list. This operation
is the same as selecting Previous
Destinations from the MENU screen
(Dest. MENU 1). See page 35.

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After you have used one of these Edit Phone Number Edit Category
six options to enter the address, the You can enter the phone number of If desired, you can specify the category
initial screen for entering the personal the address. If the address was chosen of the address or the icon. Say or select
address is redisplayed, with the with Place Name, Place Category, Edit Category to display the Select a
address shown in the Address field. or Place Phone No., and it has a category screen.
If you have entered the address using phone number, that number is entered
Place Name, Place Category, or automatically.
Place Phone No., the phone number
corresponding to the address also Say or select Edit Phone No. to
appears in the Place Phone No. field. display the Enter phone number
screen. Enter the phone number,
including the area code, by using the
voice control system (say the entire
phone number one digit at a time) or by
using the Interface Dial. Say or select
OK when finished. Scroll the screen and select a category by
saying the number next to your choice,
or by pushing in on the Interface Dial.
To add a new category, select New
Category from the list. To edit or
delete a category, select Edit by moving
the Interface Dial to the right. The
system will display the Select an edit
menu screen. Follow the on-screen
prompts to edit, or delete a category. If
you delete a category that was used to
categorize addresses, the category for
those addresses becomes UNFILED.

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NOTE: Delete an Address Home Address
You can have 100 categories (including This feature allows you to select an This feature lets you return Home
UNFILED). These are shared between address to delete. Once an address is from any location simply by saying
DRIVER 1 and DRIVER 2. selected, say Delete or push in on the Go home 1 or 2 at the map screen.
Interface Dial to select Delete. Alternatively, you can select Go home
The system will then display everything 1 or 2 on the MENU screen (Dest.
that you have entered. MENU 1 or 2). See By Go Home 1 or
If all the information is correct, say or 2 on page 49.
select OK. This will return you to the
Address Book list.
If you want to enter another address,
select New Address in the list, then
repeat the procedures above. If not,
press the CANCEL button.

Select Home Address 1 or Home


Address 2.
Enter the name, address, and phone
number in the same way as entering a
personal address, then say or select OK.
To leave the screen, press the CANCEL
button.

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NOTE: PIN Number Address Book PIN
If your Home Address cannot be found You can set a four-digit PIN (Personal If you choose to enter a PIN for the
in the system, then while located on Identification Number) for accessing personal Address Book, you will
the street close to your home, select and changing personal addresses and have to enter it any time you edit your
Current Position when entering the your home address if desired. Once you Address Book (see page 93) or select
Edit Address field. set the PIN on this screen, the system Address Book on the MENU screen
asks you to enter the PIN when you (Dest. MENU 1) (see page 34).
access a personal address or your home
address. 1. Select Address Book PIN.
2. The display changes to:
NOTE:
PINs are optional. If you choose to use
a PIN, make sure you remember it. If
you forget your PIN, the dealer will
have to reset it for you, and all of your
stored information will be cleared.
When you select PIN Number, the
display changes to:

3. Enter your new four-digit PIN. If


you do not wish to use a PIN, select
DO NOT USE PIN.
NOTE:
The factory default is no PIN.

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4. When you have entered your PIN, Even if you forget the Address Book Go home 1 or 2 PIN
the display changes to the Please PIN, you can delete the address book by 1. Select Go home 1 or 2 PIN, and
reenter new PIN screen. Enter the the following these steps: the system displays the Enter your
same number to validate the number new PIN screen.
you have selected. 1. From the INFO (Main Info) screen,
select Cellular Phone. 2. Enter your PIN in the same way as
5. If you have entered the same number entering the Address Book PIN.
both times, the display returns to the 2. Move the Interface Dial down to
Select one of the following screen. select PHONE SETUP from the NOTE:
If not, INCORRECT PIN appears. Cellular Phone screen. The factory default is no PIN. If you
Enter your PIN again. 3. Select Edit User from the PHONE choose to use a PIN, you will have to
SETUP screen. enter it whenever you say Go home
NOTE: 1 or 2 at the map screen or select
If you wish to remove your PIN, 4. Select Delete from the Edit User
screen. Go home 1 or 2 on the MENU
return to the same screen and, after screen (Dest. MENU 1 or 2).
entering your PIN correctly, select 5. Select users (1-6) to delete from the
Select a user to the Select a user to PINs are optional. If you choose to
DO NOT USE PIN. use a PIN, make sure you remember
PINs are optional. If you choose to delete screen.
it. If you forget your PIN, your dealer
use a PIN, make sure you remember 6. Move the Interface Dial down to will have to reset it for you, and all
it. If you forget your PIN, your dealer select OK. stored information will be cleared.
will have to reset it for you, and all The selected users content (PIN,
PINs will be cleared. phonebook, call history, speed dial
entries, and user name) is deleted.

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Previous Destinations SET UP Screen (Other) Basic Settings
Allows you to delete some or all of your Select the Other tab by moving the From the SET UP screen (Other),
previous destinations. Interface Dial to the right to view say or select Basic Settings and the
1. Select this option, and the display additional SET UP functions and the following screen appears:
changes to: following screen appears:

2. Scroll through the list and find the


address you want to delete.
3. Select the address to delete by
saying the line number, or by using
the Interface Dial.
NOTE:
To cancel the deletion of Previous
Destinations, select the address that was
to have been deleted and push in on the
Interface Dial before performing step 4.
4. Say or select OK to perform the
deletion, and the display returns to
the previous screen.
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Units (mile or km) Routing & Guidance Rerouting
Allows you to select the units for the From the SET UP screen (Other), say If Rerouting is set to AUTOMATIC
entire system (mile or km). or select Routing & Guidance and and you deviate from the route, you will
the following screen appears: see Recalculating... at the top of the
Voice Recognition Feedback screen for several seconds as the system
Allows you to turn voice control system calculates a new route. This is followed
prompts ON or OFF. When OFF, you by new routing instructions.
will not hear the voice control system If Rerouting is set to MANUAL, you
confirmations or prompts. will hear a tone when the Off route
message is displayed. Say Recalculation
Verbal Reminders or select Recalculation on the screen
If the parking brake has not been to make the system recalculate your
disengaged, or if either the driver or a new route.
passenger forgets to buckle his/her seat
belt, an audio voice warning is given. NOTE:
This function can be toggled between It is strongly recommended that you
ON and OFF at this time. leave the system set to the factory
default (Automatic).
If you live in an area with poor
mapping, you may wish to set
Rerouting to MANUAL to avoid
constant recalculation. However,
you will have to manually select
Recalculation on the screen to
have the system plot a new route.

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Unverified Area Routing
Allows you to receive turn-by-turn map and voice guidance in unverified areas when en route to a destination (see Map
Overview on page 6 ). The chart below illustrates the routing differences with this setting ON or OFF.

Unverified Area Routing: OFF (factory default) Unverified Area Routing: ON


The driver wishes to navigate manually by using the The driver chooses to let the navigation system suggest
Decision: navigation map and choosing the streets that lead to the possible routing. The driver understands that in some cases
Why choose destination. The driver understands that unverified roads guidance may not be appropriate. Unverified roads may not
ON or OFF? may not be accurate, and can contain errors in location, be accurate, and can contain errors in location, naming, and
naming, and address range. address range.
A blue dotted vector line is displayed on the map that A blue-pink dashed route line highlights suggested
What you will continually points to your destination. The driver should unverified streets on the map while traveling to your
see... stop and then use the map to select streets that lead to the destination. This is in sharp contrast to the normal blue
destination. route line displayed in verified areas.
There are cautionary pop-up screens and voice There are cautionary pop-up screens and voice
Cautionary announcements, before and during the route. These serve as announcements, before and during the route. These serve as
messages reminders that you should obey all traffic restrictions. reminders that you should exercise additional caution, and
obey all traffic restrictions.
There is no turn-by-turn map or voice guidance. Voice guidance commands end with the words if possible.
Guidance
This is to remind the driver to verify all traffic restrictions
(map/voice)
before making a maneuver.
A direction list is typically not available. However, A direction list is provided showing street names and turn
Directions list depending on your route, directions are provided to help you symbols in pink.
reach the first available verified road.

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Unverified Area Routing Because both routes bypass or use Unverified Area Routing ON
When driving to your destination, you unverified streets, it is recommended
have the choice of using or not using that you stop and review the map.
unverified roads. You make this
Unverified Area Routing OFF
choice in the SET UP screen. The next
few pages contain an example of a route
to a destination in an unverified area
explaining the routing differences found
in unverified areas.
With Unverified Area Routing
OFF, the system tries to use verified
roads whenever possible. In this
example, since only verified streets
are used, it created a longer route than
necessary.
With Unverified Area Routing
ON, the route is shorter, but consists
of unverified (purple) streets that may
not be accurate. Because the streets are NOTE:
unverified, there may be errors in street Unverified roads are shown only when
location, name, or address range. viewing the map in the 1/20, 1/8, 1/4
Additional caution is recommended in mile map scales, or the 80, 200, 400
these areas. Always obey posted traffic meter map scales.
restrictions.

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With Unverified Area Routing Unverified Area Routing OFF Unverified Area Routing ON
OFF, before you enter an unverified
street, a caution box appears on the
screen and a voice message is given.
This lets you know that you are about
to enter an unverified area and that you
will be following a dotted vector line
that points to your destination.
With Unverified Area Routing ON,
a caution box appears on the screen and
is read by the voice. In this case, you
will be presented with a dashed blue/
pink line instead of the regular blue
route line. This is your signal to pay
attention to posted traffic restrictions.
You cannot assume that all guidance is
appropriate.
In both cases, when you actually enter
the unverified street, a short caution
will remind you. You will see and hear
this short caution message whenever
you enter unverified areas.
If you regularly enter and leave
unverified roads for short amounts
of time, there may be cases where no
guidance is provided.

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With Unverified Area Routing Unverified Area Routing OFF Unverified Area Routing ON
OFF, you are presented with a blue
vector line that always points to the
destination. You must manually choose
streets from the map that will lead
to your destination. No guidance is
provided, and there are no directions to
the destination.
With Unverified Area Routing ON,
a blue/pink route line is shown for
unverified segments. Voice guidance NOTE:
commands in unverified areas always For the pop-up menu displayed when
end with if possible. This is your pushing in on the Interface Dial from
signal that you should use additional the map screen, Voice is grayed out.
caution, and obey all traffic restrictions. With Unverified Area Routing OFF, no
The maneuver window arrow shows Direction List is provided.
any portions of unverified turns in blue/
pink dashes. If you select Directions in the
Guidance Menu on the Map Menu
These guidance maneuvers are only screen, you will receive guidance by
a suggestion. You should always Directions while you are driving.
confirm that the maneuver is possible.
A directions list is also provided that
shows any unverified roads in a blue
color, with pink arrows pointing to the
next maneuver.

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Edit Avoid Area You can select New Area, or select Say or select Edit Area to create the
This function allows you to select areas one of your existing areas to modify. If area to be avoided. The following
you wish to avoid when calculating a you choose New Area, the following screen appears:
route to your destination. You can select screen is displayed:
up to five areas to avoid. You may wish
to set up an avoid area to route around
long-term road construction, closures,
or any area you wish to avoid. If you
enter a route that takes you through or
into an avoid area, a pop-up box will
warn you that your route takes you into
one of these areas. However, you can
still choose destinations in an avoided Either select Address or Map Input
area. Say or select Edit Name, and use the on the Enter avoid area by screen.
When you select Edit Avoid Area, the Interface Dial to enter the name on Each choice provides a slightly different
following list screen is displayed. the Enter avoid area name screen (25 way to locate the approximate map
characters max). Say or select OK to display for drawing the area you wish
return to the previous screen. to avoid.

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After selecting the choice, a map Say or select OK to return to the Edit
screen will be displayed. avoid area screen.
If your selected area contains a freeway,
the system will prompt you with a pop-
up box saying Do you want to avoid
freeways? Answering No allows
you to enter a route through an avoided
area on a freeway and skip the Avoid
area caution box (see Pop-ups and
Disclaimers on page 71).
NOTE:
The maximum size of the Avoid area When you return to the Edit avoid
Rotate the Interface Dial knob is 800 meters in length or width. area screen, the Vicinity field is
to select the map scale (available automatically filled in by the system.
scales are 1/20, 1/8, and 1/4 mile The selected area will be displayed as a
Re-edit the area Name if desired.
scales). Use the Interface Dial to shaded box with a yellow border. Push
Select OK on the Edit avoid area screen
move the crosshairs (red circle) to in on the Interface Dial to set the end
to finish editing. Your new avoided area
the desired start point and push in on point of the avoided area. To redraw
will now appear on the Avoid area list
the Interface Dial to set the start the area, select CANCEL and repeat
and be viewable on the map screen.
point. Then move the Interface Dial the area selection process.
in a straight or diagonal direction to NOTE:
encompass the area to be avoided. You can select areas to avoid, however
you cannot select roads or areas that
you want the system to use for routing.

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Edit Waypoint Search Area For Places along the route, the system
When driving en route to your looks in front of you within a corridor
destination, you can select a temporary width specified by your values for On
destination waypoint (marked with a Freeways or On Surface Street.
small flag on the map) along your route The system checks the upcoming area,
for gas, a restaurant, or other POI. based on your input.
When you resume your trip from the
waypoint, the system continues the trip For Places around the destination,
to your original destination. To use this the system searches outwards in a
feature, see Waypoint on page 74. spiral from the destination. In this case,
The diagram below shows how specific search values are not needed;
This SET UP item allows you to select the system handles the search for the matches are displayed in order of
the distance from your highlighted SEARCH ALONG or SEARCH distance from destination.
route line (on either side of your AROUND the Destination (see
route) that the system will search for a Waypoint on page 74. NOTE:
waypoint. These settings do not affect the search
range used for the voice commands like
From the Routing & Guidance screen, Find nearest gas station that are also
select Edit Waypoint Search Area, 2 mi
available when viewing the map screen.
and then choose the desired search
distance for either On Freeways or
On Surface Street.

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Guidance Mode Street Name Guidance Traffic Rerouting
Allows you to select the guidance Allows voice guidance to include the This feature considers traffic
display mode: Single Screen or Split street names during maneuvers (for information when carrying out
Screen. example, Turn right on Main Street). automatic rerouting. Select either ON
You can choose to turn this feature ON or OFF for this function. Please see
To get to Guidance Mode from the or OFF. Traffic Rerouting on page 72.
SET UP screen, select the Other
tab, Routing & Guidance, and To access the guidance mode from the To access the guidance mode from the
Guidance Mode. SET UP screen, select the Other tab, SET UP screen, select the Other tab,
Routing & Guidance, and Street Routing & Guidance, and Traffic
Name Guidance. Rerouting.
See Traffic & Weather Status on page 120
regarding verifying reception status.

The factory default is Single Screen.

NOTE: This feature is set to OFF as a factory


The Guidance Mode on the Map default.
Menu screen can also be selected. This is set to OFF as factory default.
See Showing Icons on the Map on page NOTE:
NOTE:
67. If the system language selection is not
Automatic traffic rerouting may give
English, Street Name Guidance will
inappropriate guidance in metro areas
be grayed out, making its selection
with limited or incomplete traffic flow
impossible.
data.

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Clock Adjustment Auto Daylight
From the SET UP screen (Other), say Sets automatic daylight saving time ON
or select Clock Adjustment and the or OFF. If set to ON, the clock will
following screen appears: automatically spring ahead or fall
behind by one hour when a daylight
saving time change occurs.

NOTE:
Even if you have set Auto Daylight to
ON, this function is not activated in
areas that do not adopt daylight saving
time.
The federal government mandated that
This screen allows you to set or adjust starting in 2007, daylight saving time
the following: begins in March and ends in November
instead of the old schedule in April
Auto Daylight (Default = ON) to October. This schedule is subject
Auto Time Zone (Default = ON) to review and possible cancellation in
2009-2010.
Adjust Time (adjust your clock)
Reset (resets this screens settings to
factory defaults)

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Auto Time Zone Time Adjustment Vehicle
Sets automatic time zone selection by Adjusts the current time in hours and From the SET UP screen (Other), say
GPS to ON or OFF. If you are driving minutes. Select the current time by or select Vehicle and the following
across the country and passing through moving the Interface Dial up, and screen appears:
time zones, then this feature will then switch HOUR and MINUTE
automatically set the time to the time by moving the Interface Dial to
zone you are traveling through. the left and right and changing the
However, if you live and work in two value by rotating the Interface Dial
different time zones, you may want to knob. Selecting OK returns you to
turn this feature off. the previous screen. You can reset the
adjustment by selecting RESET.
NOTE:
When driving near a time zone NOTE:
boundary, the displayed time zone may Selecting RESET also clears any
fluctuate between the two zone times. changes you made to Auto Daylight, Off-road Tracking
or Auto Time Zone settings. With this ON, the system will
Depending on your location, you may provide white off-road tracking dots
need to adjust these settings. (breadcrumbs) on the map screen
whenever you drive into an area where
the map does not show any roads. See
Map Screen Legend on page 20.

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After you have traveled approximately Correct Vehicle Position 1. Stop the vehicle.
1/2 mile away from a mapped road, the The system relies on satellites for 2. Select Correct Vehicle Position,
system will display a series of white positioning information. Buildings, and the system will display a
dots on the map screen to show the tunnels, and other objects can block Correct vehicle position screen.
path you have traveled. This is provided or reflect these signals, requiring the
so you can follow the dots to backtrack system to use dead reckoning to
to the mapped road you originally left. determine your location and direction.
Tracking continues until you reach a This can sometimes lead to small errors
mapped road. See Off-road Tracking on in positioning, such as showing you on
page 69. an adjacent street.
Tracking is shown only in the 1/20, 1/8, NOTE:
1/4, and 1/2 mile scales, or the 80, 200, Using this function to adjust vehicle
400, and 800 meter scales. Rotate the position is not recommended. When the
Interface Dial knob to change the system acquires a GPS signal, it will 3. Use the Interface Dial to move the
scale if necessary. automatically place the vehicle in the vehicle position arrowhead to the
correct location. correct location, and push in on the
NOTE: Interface Dial. The display will
To clear existing dots, turn this feature If you choose to do this, follow these change to:
OFF and exit SET UP. To re-enable steps:
this feature, return to SET UP and turn
it on again.

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4. Rotate the Interface Dial knob Color Map Color
so the vehicle position arrowhead is From the SET UP screen (Other), Allows you to choose the map color
pointing in the correct direction, and say or select Color and the following from one of five colors for the Day and
push in on the Interface Dial. The screen appears: Night modes.
display will return to the previous
screen.

NOTE:
If you continually have to do this, there
are either problems in the database
or GPS reception problems. See
Accessories Precautions on page 5.
5. As you drive, the current road will
be displayed at the bottom of the Press the CANCEL button to return to
screen. the previous screen.

NOTE:
Choose White (factory default is
Beige) as the Day color to obtain the
best daytime display contrast.
Choose Black (factory default)
as the Night color to obtain the best
nighttime display contrast.

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Menu Color Switching Display Mode See the chart on page 115 for an
Allows you to choose the menu color Manually explanation of other day/night display
from one of five colors for the Day and Pressing the Display Mode button mode adjustments and how they interact
Night mode. allows you to toggle through the with each other.
screen display modes: Day, Night, or
Off. When selecting Day or Night, the
Brightness bar will be displayed; rotate
the Interface Dial knob and adjust
the Brightness value. This button is Day Mode Night Mode
the overriding control for the day/night
display mode, and is the simplest way to
control the display mode.

Press the CANCEL button to return to (Example of Day/Night Mode)


the previous screen.

NOTE:
Choose White (factory default)
as the Day color to obtain the best
daytime display contrast.
Choose Black (factory default)
as the Night color to obtain the best
nighttime display contrast.

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Switching Display Mode Automatically
llumination control Operation But remember
Display Mode button (see page 10) Allows selection of Day, Night or Off display When the car is restarted, the display mode
mode. This button has the highest priority and previously selected by this button is canceled
overrides all other display control adjustments and is determined by one of the controls
listed below. below.
Sunlight sensor (middle of dash near If the sunlight sensor detects daylight and If desired, use the Display Mode button
the windshield, see the vehicle Owners the headlights are turned on, the system to override this automatic choice.
manual for location) automatically overrides (cancels) the Night
display and displays the Day display mode.
Dash illumination adjustment knob (see When headlights are turned on, and you wish With the headlights on, adjust the dash
the vehicle Owners manual for location) to have the Day display mode, then adjust the brightness back to mid-range to allow auto
illumination to the full bright setting (beeps). switching by sensing whether the headlights
are on or off.
Headlights (Auto/On/Off) When turned on, the display changes to Night Use the Display Mode button, or, with
display mode. The previous two controls listed the headlights on, adjust the dash illumination
above can cancel this function. to full bright to set the display to your desired
choice.
Map Day/Night screen color choice The user can select the color of the screen For best contrast, ensure that the map color is
(see page 113 for the Day and Night color that will be displayed for the Day and Night white for Day and black for Night.
choices) display modes.

Recommended Display Mode Day/Night settings:


With the headlights on, select mid-range for the dash illumination (see the vehicle Owners manual for location of knob).
With the headlights off, select mid-range for the dash illumination (see the vehicle Owners manual for location of knob).
On the SET UP Color adjustment screen, choose white for the map Day display and black for the map Night display (see
page 113). Inappropriate adjustment of these colors can cause the Day/Night modes to appear inoperative.
NOTE:
See the vehicle Owners manual for additional information regarding the dash brightness adjustment.
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Language Voice confirmation of cities and Wallpapers Setting
Selects the language to be used on each streets only occurs when English has From the SET UP screen (Other), say
screen that the system displays. From been selected. or select Wallpapers Setting and the
the SET UP screen (Other), say or When French or Spanish is selected, following screen will be displayed.
select Language and the following messages will continue to be
screen will be displayed. displayed in English.

With the factory default, two images


are provided for the HDD.
You can choose from three languages:
English, French, or Spanish.

NOTE:
If you select one language, and
then select a different language
immediately after, there are cases
where the conversion will not be
successful. In this case, conversion
of all the voice data has not been
completed (the system will display a
message).

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Importing Pictures from USB You can import images from the root Selecting Wallpaper Pictures
To use a wallpaper image other than directory. Images in folders cannot If you say or select Select wallpaper
the factory defaults, you can import be imported. picture, a list of the images on the
pictures from a USB thumb drive or The display size is 800 x 480 pixels. HDD will appear.
similar device. Smaller images are displayed with
If you say or select Import pictures the extra area appearing in black.
from USB and a USB thumb drive Larger images are reduced to a
is properly connected, the following displayable size without changing the
screen will display. aspect ratio.
Ten uploaded images (in BMP or
JPEG format) can be saved to the
HDD for Driver 1 and Driver 2 each.
Incompatible data formats or images
greater than 6 MB cannot be saved.
When the file name is longer than NOTE:
221 characters, the image cannot be If Wallpaper has not been set up,
uploaded. Blank will be selected.
If you attempt to uploaded an image If you select an image, the image will
with the same name as an existing appear in a pop-up screen. Select OK to
Rotate the Interface Dial knob and image, a pop-up screen will appear, complete the setup. The selected image
select the images to be uploaded to the asking if you want to overwrite the will be highlighted on the list screen.
HDD. Move the Interface Dial down existing image file.
and select OK. When music files that are saved
within a USB thumb drive are
NOTE: being played, image files cannot be
Depending on the USB thumb drive, uploaded.
pictures may not be imported. You cannot import images while
driving.

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Delete Pictures on HDD Images that have not yet completed Reset Factory Default
If you say or select Delete pictures uploading from a USB thumb drive Settings
on HDD, a list of the images on the cannot be deleted.
The Set up settings and rear camera
HDD will appear.
brightness value settings can be
returned to the factory default settings.
If you say or select Reset Factory
Default from the SET UP screen
(Other), the following screen will
display.

To delete the image, use the Interface


Dial to select it, and the image will
display. Select OK if you want to
continue to delete the image, and the
list of images will be displayed, with
your selected image highlighted. Move
If you select Yes, the following Set up
the Interface Dial down to select OK
settings return to the factory default
to delete. A confirmation message will
settings. If you select No, these settings
appear.
will remain as they are currently set.
NOTE: Brightness, Contrast, Black Level,
If there are no images on the HDD, Volume, Interface Dial Feedback,
No Entries Exist will appear. Brightness (Rear Camera)
You cannot delete images while Basic Settings: Units, Voice
driving. Recognition Feedback, Verbal
Reminder
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Routing & Guidance: Rerouting, Clear Personal Data NOTE:
Unverified Area Rerouting, Traffic Any uploaded data, calendar entries, When the Address Book is deleted,
Rerouting, Edit Waypoint Search address books, stored destinations, or all contents (except the Categories)
Area, Guidance Mode, Street Name other settings can be cleared or returned will be deleted.
Guidance to factory defaults. If you say or select When Cellular Phone Information is
Clock Adjustment: Auto Daylight, Clear Personal Data from the SET deleted, Voice Tag information will
Auto Time Zone, Time UP screen (Other), the Select items also be deleted.
Vehicle: Off-road Tracking to clear screen will display. If you select Music on HDD,
Color: Map Color, Menu Color the system will automatically be
restarted after deletion.
NOTE:
Messages are not deleted.
AcuraLink/Messages settings do not
return to the factory default settings.

Rotate the Interface Dial knob and


select the data to be deleted.
If a PIN number is set, the screen
for entering the PIN code will be
displayed. A pop-up screen verifying
whether deletion is to be continued or
not will be displayed, and then another
deletion verification message will
appear. Select Yes to commence the
deletion; select No to suspend it.

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AcuraLink/Messages Traffic & Weather Status
For complete details on setting up You can confirm the reception status of XM signal, traffic information data, or
your AcuraLink messaging, refer weather information data.
to the AcuraLink section in your
vehicle Owners manual, or go to
www.myacura.com.

The following messages will be displayed:


Message Status
NOTE: Receiving The system is receiving XM signal, traffic data, or weather data.
AcuraLink relies on a satellite signal. No signal The system cannot receive XM signal.
It will not work in Alaska, Hawaii, XM signal is received, but the system cannot receive traffic data
Canada, and Puerto Rico. or weather data.
Expired Activation is expired. To reactivate your traffic or weather subscrip-
tion, call XM at (800) 852-9696, or order online at www.xmradio.com.
The order process requires the 8-character XM radio ID (displayed on
XM channel 0) and a credit card.
Loading The system is searching for the signal or updating the data.
Check Antenna Antenna error
--- The system cannot receive traffic data or weather data because XM
Signal Reception status is No signal or Check Antenna.

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Rearview Camera Rearview Camera Brightness Rearview Camera Image
Your vehicle is equipped with a Adjustment 4th line (9 ft, 3 m)
rearview camera as shown in the When in reverse, the navigation hard 3rd line (6.5 ft, 2 m)
illustration. buttons are locked out, except the 2nd line (3 ft, 1 m)
rotating portion of the Interface Dial 1st line (1.5 ft, 0.5 m)

knob. Rotate the Interface Dial


knob clockwise to make the camera The rearview camera display has
image brighter, and counterclockwise to distance guidelines indicating distance
darken the image. from the back of the vehicle to one of
the lines.
This brightness adjustment is
independent of the screen brightness NOTE:
adjustment in SET UP. The rearview camera has a special
lens that makes distances appear
NOTE:
closer than they actually are.
The camera brightness cannot be
When you shift to R (Reverse) with the The rearview camera display has
adjusted by voice control.
power mode in the ON mode, the rear a limited range, and the size and
Slight delays can occur when
view is shown on the navigation screen. position of objects around the area
switching to the camera image
Parking guidelines appear in the rear may appear different from reality.
(especially when first starting your
view. For the best image, always keep Make sure to check the surrounding
vehicle), or switching back to the
the rearview camera lens clean, and be area carefully.
map/menu screen. This is normal.
sure it is not covered.
Since the rearview camera display area
is limited, you should always back up
slowly and carefully, and look behind
you for obstacles.

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System Initialization
System Initialization Entering the Security Code GPS Initialization
If for any reason you lose power to If the battery goes dead or is Depending on the length of time the
the navigation system (e.g., the battery disconnected for any reason, you will battery was disconnected, your system
was disconnected), the navigation have to enter a security code for the may require GPS initialization. If it
system will require initialization. Once audio and navigation system before you does, the following screen appears:
completed, your system will be ready can use it again.
to use.
When you purchased the vehicle,
This initialization requires the you should have received one card
following: containing the navigation systems
security code and serial number. Keep
Entry of the 5-digit anti-theft security this card in a safe place in case you
code to unlock the audio and need the code. If you lose the card, you
navigation system. must obtain the security code from your
GPS initialization (may not be dealer.
needed depending on the length of If this procedure is not necessary,
time the system was without power). Enter the 5-digit security code in the system proceeds directly to the
(See GPS Initialization on page 122.) accordance with the owners manual Disclaimer screen (see page 18).
Map matching to align the GPS for your vehicle. If you do not enter the During initialization, the system
coordinates to a place on the map security code, the navigation and audio searches for all available GPS satellites
(displays current street at the bottom voice will not function. and obtains their orbital information.
of the map). (See Map Matching on During this procedure, the vehicle
page 123.) NOTE: should be out in the open with a clear
The anti-theft security code is view of the sky.
unrelated to your optional navigation
system PIN (for Address Book or Home
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System Initialization
If the navigation system finds the Map Matching Although your navigation system is one
satellites properly, this box clears and This part of the initialization matches of the most highly sophisticated pieces
the Disclaimer screen is shown. If the GPS coordinates found above with a of equipment you will find in a modern
within 10 minutes the system fails to road on the map screen. To perform this automobile, you may find during its use
locate a sufficient number of satellites part of the procedure, ensure that the that it has certain limitations.
to locate your position, the following navigation system is displaying a map,
screen appears: The system uses GPS signals to aid
and drive the vehicle on a mapped road in determining its current location.
(a road shown on the map screen). Do The GPS is operated by the U.S.
not enter a destination at this time. Department of Defense. For security
When the name of the current road you reasons, there are certain inaccuracies
are driving on appears at the bottom built into the GPS that the navigation
of the screen, the entire procedure is system must constantly compensate for.
complete. Your system is now ready to This can cause occasional positioning
use. errors of up to several hundred feet.
For example, in urban areas where
If the system is still unable to acquire streets are close together, this could
a signal, follow the instructions on the cause the system to show that you are
screen, or contact your local dealer for traveling on a street that parallels the
assistance. street you are actually on. The system
will, under most circumstances, correct
NOTE: itself while you drive.
The average acquiring time is less than
10 minutes.

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System Limitations
Also, depending on your current view Other aftermarket audio electronic The destination icon shows the
of the sky and the position of the devices mounted near the navigation approximate location of the destination.
satellites, the elevation may be shown unit This occurs because a city block can
incorrectly. Trees, tall buildings, freeway have as many as 100 possible addresses
You may also notice some delay of the overpasses, tunnels, or overhead (for example, the 1400 block is followed
vehicle position icon at intersections; electrical power wires by the 1500 block) Since most cities
this is normal. use only a portion of the 100 possible
Although the system will direct you addresses (for example, in the 1400
GPS Reception Issues to your desired destination, it may not block, the addresses may only go up to
The signals received from the GPS always generate what you consider to 1425 before the 1500 block starts), the
satellites are extremely weak (less be the most direct route. Try changing address 1425 will be shown a quarter of
than a millionth of the strength of the method of routing. See Changing the way down the block by the system
a local FM station) and require an the Routing Method on page 52. You may instead of at the end of the block where
unobstructed view of sky. The signal also have Unverified Area Routing set the destination is actually located.
can easily be interrupted or interfered to OFF. See Unverified Area Routing on
page 102. You may find that the system
with by the following: occasionally reboots. This is indicated
Aftermarket metallic window tint Additionally, the mapping database by the display returning to the globe
above or to the sides of the GPS contains verified and unverified maps. screen. A reboot can be caused by a
antenna (located on the back of the See Map Overview on page 6. A number of things, such as extreme
navigation display) Disclaimer screen will warn you if temperatures or shock from bumpy
Cell phones, PDAs, or other your route includes unverified streets. roads. It does not necessarily indicate
electronic devices docked in a cradle Unverified streets may be missing from a problem that requires service. If this
or lying loose on the dashboard the map, in the wrong location, or have happens frequently, please see your
Remote starters or hidden vehicle an incorrect name or address range. dealer.
tracking systems mounted near the Exercise additional caution when
driving in these unverified areas. System Limitations
navigation unit

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Database Limitations
You will find that some points of The digitized map database reflects In addition, this database does not
interest (POI) may be missing when you conditions as they existed at various include, analyze, process, consider, or
search the database. This can be caused points in time before production. reflect any of the following categories
if at the time the database was gathered, Accordingly, your database may contain of information:
the name was misspelled, the place inaccurate or incomplete data or
was improperly categorized, or the POI information due to the passage of time, Neighborhood quality or safety
change is not yet in the database. This road construction, changing conditions, Population density
means you may not find places listed or other causes. Availability or proximity of law
that you know exist. This is also true enforcement
for police agencies and hospitals. In Due to ongoing software and database
outlying areas, facilities listed may not improvements, navigation software and Emergency, rescue, medical, or other
mapping versions versions may change assistance
be the closest. Always check with local
information sources if you need law in the middle of a production year. The Construction work, zones, or hazards
enforcement or hospital services. version shipped with your vehicle was Road and lane closures
the most recent available at the time of
Every effort has been made to verify production and is considered standard Legal restrictions (such as vehicular
that the systems database was accurate equipment for that vehicle. There is no type, weight, load, height, and speed
at the time it was created. However, free program to retrofit early production restrictions)
businesses do close or relocate, and new vehicles with the latest software and Road slope or grade
businesses start in the old locations. mapping versions. For update DVD Bridge height, width, weight, or other
For this reason, you may occasionally ordering information, see page 128. limits
find inaccurate information when you
select and drive to a point of interest
(for example, a restaurant is now a
jewelry store). The number of these
inaccuracies increases the longer you go
without an update.

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Database Limitations
Traffic facilities safety Copyrights
Special events Copyright 2008 Zagat Survey,
LLC. All rights reserved.
Pavement characteristics or
conditions
We assume no liability for any incident 2007 NAVTEQ All Rights
that may result from an error in the Reserved.
program, or from changed conditions Portions of the software in this
not noted above. product are copyright 2007 The
FreeType Project (www.freetype.org).
All rights reserved.
Licensed under the FreeType Project
LICENSE, 2006-Jan-27. (http://www.
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Client Assistance
Reporting Errors If the error does not involve the Acura Automobile Client Service
Occasionally, you may encounter database, such as vehicle position Telephone: (800) 382-2238
database errors. icon error, screen error messages, Fax: (310) 783-3535
or other GPS related errors, see
If the error pertains to freeways and Frequently Asked Questions on Mail:
main verified roads shown in black page 146, System Limitations GPS Acura Navi
on the map, then report it online at Reception IssuesPS Reception Issues America Honda Motor Co., Inc.
http://update.navteq.com/. on page 124, or Troubleshooting on Acura Client Service
If the error involves a purple page 154. MS 500-2N-7E
unverified road, then do not report 1919 Torrance Blvd.
it. These areas have not been verified Torrance, CA 90501-2746
and are provided for reference only
(see Map Overview on page 6).
For errors in points of interest (POI),
like a business that has changed its
name, do not report them. Keep in
mind that depending on when the
data was collected, the database can
be out of date. The business may
have not reported the change(s), or
not be in the database at all. Update
Navigation DVDs are available for
purchase, usually in the fall of each
year. See Obtaining a Navigation
Update DVD on page 128 regarding
updates to the navigation system.

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Client Assistance
Visiting Your Dealer Call Acura Client Services (see Obtaining a Navigation
We strive to make this manual as Acura Automobile Client Service on Update DVD
complete as possible and to answer all page 127). Acura is continually expanding the
questions regarding operation of the For database or POI issues, follow the scope of the navigation system.
system. Occasionally, you may run into guidelines in the Reporting Errors Upgraded software may be made
a specific issue that you cannot find section (see page 127). available to navigation system owners
in the book. You may save yourself a periodically, usually in the fall of each
trip to the dealer by first consulting the If your question is still unanswered year.
following resources: and you wish to visit the dealer, please To purchase an updated DVD, you will
be prepared to demonstrate the issue need your vehicles VIN number and the
The Troubleshooting section (see to the service consultant. That way,
page 154) System/Device Information from the
the service consultant can document INFO screen (Other). Call the Acura
The Frequently Asked Questions the issue for the factory to allow more Navigation Disc Fulfillment Center at
(FAQs) section (see page 146) efficient troubleshooting. (888) 549-3798, or order online by going
The FAQs found on the online update Some issues may at first seem random, to www.acuranavi.com.
DVD order site (see Obtaining a but you may notice a pattern, like they
Navigation Update DVD) only occur when you enter a specific NOTE:
For detailed questions regarding address, when driving on a certain road, Update DVDs are not available at
HFL, audio, or other systems that or just when its cold. This information your dealer. However, the dealer may
interact with the navigation system, is very useful to the service consultant. order an update DVD for you out of
see the main vehicle Owners manual, Be patient, the service consultant may courtesy. There is no program for
or the Advanced Technology Guide. be unfamiliar with your specific issue. free DVD updates.
The update DVD order line staff
For traffic-related issues, see the cannot answer technical questions
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic regarding navigation operation,
section (on page 23) and FAQs (on coverage, or POIs.
page 146).

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Coverage Areas
Map Coverage U.S. Detailed Coverage Areas Southern California Area including
The system provides map coverage for Alabama Bakersfield and San Luis Obispo
the following U.S. states, as well as Auburn-Opelika Yuba
for Canada and Puerto Rico. The map Birmingham/Tuscaloosa Colorado
coverage consists of accurately mapped Huntsville Denver/Boulder/Colorado Springs/
(verified) metropolitan areas (in the Mobile Ski Resorts Metro area including
following list) and a less accurate Montgomery Ft. Collins
(unverified) rural database. See Map Arizona Grand Junction
Overview on page 6 for a discussion of Phoenix Metro Connecticut
map coverage. Prescott Bridgeport
Sedona Danbury
The cities and metropolitan areas in the Tucson Hartford Metro
following list are fully mapped. Only Yuma New Haven Metro
major streets, roads, and freeways have Arkansas Norwalk
been verified outside these areas. If Fayetteville Stamford
your route passes through these areas, Fort Smith Delaware
routing may be limited, depending on Hot Springs Entire state including Dover,
your routing choices. See Unverified Little Rock Wilmington Metro area, New
Area Routing on page 102. Pine Bluff Castle County
If you desire additional map coverage California Florida
information, contact Acura Client Central Valley - including Fresno, Cape Canaveral/Cocoa Beach/
Services or go to www.acuranavi.com. Merced, Modesto, and Stockton Titusville
Humboldt Dixie County
Enter your vehicle model and model
Los Angeles/San Diego Metro Florida Keys
year, and then select the state for which Fort Myers Metro area including
Mammoth Lakes
you want to verify map coverage. Sacramento Metro Naples
San Francisco Bay (approximately Fort Pierce
Monterey to Sonoma) including Gainesville
Monterey County and Hollister
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Jacksonville Metro including St. Idaho Lafayette
Johns County Boise Muncie
Miami/Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Idaho Falls Northwest Indiana
Beach Metro Pocatello South Bend/Elkhart/Goshen
Orlando/Daytona Beach/Melbourne Sun Valley Ski Resorts Terre Haute
area including Osceola County Illinois Iowa
Panama City Bloomington-Normal Ames
Pensacola Carbondale Cedar Rapids
Tallahassee Champaign Davenport
Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg Metro Charleston Des Moines
including Pasco and Manatee Chicago Metro (to Wisconsin border) Iowa City
Counties including Lake County, IN, and Waterloo-Cedar Falls
Vero Beach Dekalb County, IL Kansas
Georgia East St. Louis Metro Kansas City/Leavenworth Metro
Athens Galesburg Topeka
Atlanta Metro Moline Wichita
Augusta/Aiken Metro Peoria
Columbus Quincy Kentucky
Macon Rock Island Lexington
Rome Rockford Louisville
Valdosta Springfield Louisiana
Warner Robbins Urbana-Danville Baton Rouge
Hawaii (all cities for the following Indiana Lafayette
islands) Bloomington New Orleans Metro
Hawaii Evansville Shreveport
Kauai Fort Wayne Maine
Lanai Gary/Hammond Metro Bangor
Maui Indianapolis Metro Bar Harbor/Acadia National Park
Molokai Kokomo Metro Portland/Lewiston/Auburn
Oahu
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Maryland Minnesota Nebraska
State of (partial) - Baltimore/ Duluth Lincoln (Lancaster County)
Washington D.C. Metro Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Omaha
including Charles and Carroll including cities in Anoka Scott and Nevada
Counties Carver Counties Las Vegas Metro
Cumberland Moorhead Reno/Lake Tahoe
Ocean City Rochester
New Hampshire
Massachusetts Mississippi Lebanon
Boston/Cape Cod Metro Biloxi/Gulfport Manchester
Cape Cod Jackson Nashua
Springfield Metro area Memphis
Complete coverage of all cities in Tupelo New Jersey
Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Camden Metro
Missouri Newark Metro
Essex, Hampshire, Hampden, Branson
Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Southern New Jersey including
Columbia Atlantic City/Cape May/
Suffolk, and Worcester Counties Jefferson City Cumberland Metro
Michigan Joplin Trenton Metro including Ocean
Detroit Metro area including Ann Kansas City (KS-MO) Metro and Hunterdon Counties
Arbor, Pontiac, Flint, Clinton, including Platte County
Eaton, and Monroe Counties Lake of the Ozarks New Mexico
Kalamazoo Springfield Albuquerque
Northern Michigan Resort Area St. Louis Metro (IL-MO) including Las Cruces
including Traverse City, Elk additional cities in Jefferson Santa Fe
Rapids, Petoskey, Charlevoix, County Taos Ski Resorts
Boyne City, and Harbor Springs Montana
Saginaw-Midland Billings
Southeast Michigan including Helena
Detroit - Grand Rapids - Lansing Missoula
Southern Michigan

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New York North Dakota Pennsylvania
Binghamton Fargo Metro Allentown
Buffalo including Erie and Grand Forks Erie
Niagara Counties Ohio Gettysburg
Eastern New York including Akron Harrisburg
the Adirondack, Oneonta - Columbus/Marysville Metro Lancaster
Cooperstown, New York City Cincinnati Metro including Butler Philadelphia Metro
Metro, Albany, Glen Falls, County Reading
Schenectady, Troy Cleveland Metro including Geauga Southeastern Pennsylvania
Elmira County Southwest Pennsylvania including
Ithaca Dayton Pittsburgh and Washington County
Lake Placid Lima State College/University Park
Rochester including cities in Mansfield Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Monroe County Springfield Williamsport
Syracuse Toledo (Lucas County) York
Utica Youngstown Rhode Island
Watertown Newport
Oklahoma
North Carolina Oklahoma City Providence Metro
Asheville Tulsa South Carolina
Charlotte Metro Beaufort
Fayetteville Oregon
Bend Charleston
Hickory Columbia
Jacksonville Corvalis
Eugene Greenville/Spartanburg including
Morgantown additional cities in Greenville and
Outer Banks Medford
Portland/Salem Metro Spartanburg Counties
Raleigh-Durham Metro Myrtle Beach Metro
Wilmington Seaside/Astoria/Cannon Beach
Rock Hill Metro
Winston-Salem/Greensboro Metro Sumter/Florence

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South Dakota Longview Danville
Rapid City Lubbock Emporia
Sioux Falls McAllen Lynchburg
Tennessee Midland/Odessa Metro Richmond Metro
Chattanooga Nacogdoches-Lufkin Roanoke
Chester County San Antonio Metro Shenandoah National Park
Franklin County South Padre Island Staunton-Waynesboro-Harrisonburg
Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol Texarkana Williamsburg/Norfolk/Virginia
Knoxville/Farragut Metro Wichita Falls Beach Metro including Charles
Memphis Metro including Desoto Utah City, Hopewell, Kent, and Prince
and Tunica Counties Moab George Counties
Nashville Ogden Winchester
Texas Park City Washington
Abilene Salt Lake City Metro Bellingham
Amarillo St. George Seattle/Tacoma/Olympia Metro
Austin Metro Vermont including Island County
Beaumont Rutland Spokane
Big Bend State of (partial) including Tri-Cities
Brownsville Burlington, Montpelier Whatcom
Bryan/College Station Point Roberts (community)
Virginia Yakima
Corpus Christi Washington D.C. detailed area
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro including including Alexandria, Arlington, West Virginia
additional cities in Grayson Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier Charleston
County County, Fredericksburg City, Harpers Ferry Metro
El Paso Manassas, and additional cities Huntington
Houston Metro including in Loudon and Prince William Morgantown
additional cities in Galveston Counties Parkersburg
County Bristol
Laredo Charlottesville
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Coverage Areas
Wisconsin Canada Detailed Coverage BRITISH COLUMBIA
Appleton Areas
Beloit Greater Vancouver
Eau Claire ALBERTA Anmore
Green Bay Belcarra
Airdrie
Janesville Bowen Island
Banff
Kenosha County Burnaby
Beaumont
La Crosse Coquitlam
Calgary
Madison Delta
Calmar
Lake Geneva Langley
Canmore
Milwaukee Metro including Langley Twp
Chestermere
Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, Lions Bay
Cochrane
and Waukesha Counties Maple Ridge
Crossfield
Neenah New Westminster
Devon
Oshkosh North Vancouver
Edmonton
Racine North Vancouver District
Fort Saskatchewan
Sheboygan Pitt Meadows
Leduc
Wausau Port Coquitlam
Lethbridge
Port Moody
Wyoming Medicine Hat
Richmond
Cheyenne Spruce Grove
Surrey
Jackson Ski Resorts St. Albert
Squamish
Stony Plain
Vancouver
Strathcona County
West Vancouver
White Rock
Whatcom, WA
Point Roberts (Community) also
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Coverage Areas
Fraser Valley Saanich Durham
Abbottsford Sidney Ajax
Chilliwack Sooke Brock
Mission Victoria Clarington
Squamish-Lillooet View Royal Oshawa
Lillooet Pickering
MANITOBA Scugog
Pemberton
Squamish East St Paul Uxbridge
Whistler Headingley Whitby
West St Paul Elgin
Thompson-Nicola Winnipeg
Kamloops Aylmer
Bayham
Central Okanagan NOVA SCOTIA
Central Elgin
Kelowna Halifax (partial) Dutton/Dunwich
Peachland Malahide
Okanagan-Similkamen ONTARIO Southwold
Penticton Brant St. Thomas
Summerland Brant West Elgin
Brantford Frontenanc
Victoria
Chatham-Kent Central Frontenac
Capital Chatham-Kent Frontenac Islands
Central Saanich Kingston
Dufferin
Colwood North Frontenac
Amaranth
Esquimalt South Frontenac
East Garafraxa
Highlands Gatineau
East Luther Grand Valley
Langford Gatineau
Melancthon
Metchosin
Mono
North Saanich
Mulmur
Oak Bay
Orangeville
Shelburne
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Coverage Areas
Grey Plympton-Wyoming Muskoka
Blue Mountains Point Edward Bracebridge
Chatsworth Sarnia Georgian Bay
Georgian Bluffs St Clair Gravenhurst
Meaford Warwick Huntsville
Grey Highlands Lanark Lake of Bays
Hanover Beckwith Muskoka Lakes
Owen Sound Carleton Place Middlesex
Southgate Drummond/North Elmsley Adelaide Metcalfe
West Grey Lanark Highlands London
Haldimand Mississippi Mills Lucan Biddulph
Haldimand Montague Middlesex Centre
Halton Perth Newbury
Burlington Smiths Falls North Middlesex
Halton Mills Tay Valley Southwest Middlesex
Milton Leeds and Grenville Strathroy-Caradoc
Oakville Athens Thames Centre
Hamilton Augusta Niagara
Hamilton Brockville Fort Erie
Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Grimsby
Kawartha Lakes Elizabethtown-Kitley Lincoln
Kawartha Lakes Front of Yonge Niagara-on-the-Lake
Lambton Gananoque Niagara Falls
Brooke-Alvinston Leeds and the Thousand Islands Pelham
Dawn-Euphemia Merrickville-Wolford Port Colborne
Enniskillen North Grenville St Catharines
Lambton Shores Prescott Thorold
Oil Springs Rideau Lakes Wainfleet
Petrolia Westport Welland
West Lincoln
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Norfolk St. Marys Tiny
Norfolk Stratford Wasaga Beach
Northumberland West Perth Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry
Alnwick/Haldimand Prescott and Russell Cornwall
Brighton Alfred and Plantagenet North Dundas
Cobourg Casselman North Glengarry
Cramahe Champlain North Stormont
Hamilton Twp Clarence-Rockland South Dundas
Port Hope East Hawkesbury South Glengarry
Trent Hills Hawkesbury South Stormont
Ottawa Russell Toronto
Ottawa The Nation Toronto
Oxford Simcoe Waterloo
Blandford-Blenheim Adjala-Tosorontio Cambridge
East Zorra-Tavistock Barrie Kitchener
Ingersoll Bradford West Gwillimbury North Dumfries
Norwich Clearview Waterloo
South-West Oxford Collingwood Wellesley
Tillsonburg Essa Wilmot
Woodstock Innisfil Woolwich
Zorra Midland
New Tecumseth Wellington
Peel Orillia Centre Wellington
Brampton Oro-Medonte Erin
Caledon Penetanguishene Guelph
Mississauga Ramara Guelph/Eramosa
Perth Severn Mapleton
North Perth Springwater Minto
Perth East Tay Puslinch
Perth South Wellington North
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York Dufferin QUBEC
Aurora Elgin Montreal-Laurentians
East Gwillimbury Essex
Georgina Frontenac Beauharnois-Salaberry
King Gray Beauharnois
Markham Haldimand-Norfolk Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
Newmarket Haliburton Ste-Martine
Richmond Hill Hastings St-tienne-de-Beauharnois
Vaughan Huron St-Louis-de-Gonzague
Whitchurch-Stouffville Kawartha Lakes St-Stanislas-de-Kostka
Lambton St-Urbain-Premier
Windsor Lanark Deux-Montagnes
Essex Leeds and Grenville Deux-Montagnes
Amherstburg Lennox and Addington Oka
Essex Middlesex Pointe-Calumet
Kingsville Muskoka St-Eustache
Lakeshore Northumberland St-Joseph-du-Lac
Lasalle Oxford Ste-Marthe-sur-le-Lac
Leamington Perth St-Placide
Pelee Peterborough LAssomption
Tecumseh Prescott and Russell Charlemagne
Windsor Prince Edward LAssomption
Simcoe Lpiphanie
Inter-Town (partial) Coverage Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Lpiphanie Paroisse
Waterloo Repentigny
Counties/Districts/Regional Wellington
Municipalities St-Sulpice
Brant
Bruce
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La Rivere-du-Nord Le-Haut-Richelieu Les-Jardins-De-Napierville
Prvost Henryville Hemmingford
St-Colomban Lacolle Hemmingford Village
St-Hippolyte Mont-St-Grgoire Napierville
St-Jrme Noyan St-Bernard-de-Lacolle
Ste-Sophie St-Alexandre St-Cyprien-de-Chteauguay
La Vallee-du-Richelieu St-Blaise-sur-Richelieu St-douard
Beloeil St-Georges-de-Clarenceville St-Jacques-le-Mineur
Caringnan St-Jean-sur-Richelieu St-Michel
Chambly St-Paul-de-Lle-aux-Noix St-Patrice-de-Sherrington
McMasterville St-Sbastien St-Rmi
Mont-St-Hilaire St-Valentin Les Laurentides
Otterburn Park Ste-Anne-de-Sabreviois Amherst
St-Antoine-sur-Richelieu Ste-Brigide-DIberville Arundel
St-Basile-le-Grand Venise-en-Qubec Barkmere
St-Charles-sur-Richelieu Le Haut-St-Laurent Brbeuf
St-Denis-sur-Richelieu Dundee Huberdeau
St-Jean-Baptiste Elgin La Conception
St-Marc-sur-Richelieu Franklin La Minerve
St-Mathieu-de-Beloeil Godmanchester Labelle
LaJemmerais Havelock Lac-Suprieur
Calixa-Lavalle Hinchinbrooke Lantier
Contrecoeur Howick Mont-Tremblant
St-Amable Huntingdon Montcalm
Ste-Julie Ormstown St-Faustin-Lac-Carr
Varennes St-Anicet Ste-Agathe-des-Monts
Verchres St-Chrysostome Ste-Lucie-des-Laurentides
Ste-Barbe Val-David
Laval Trs-St-Sacrement Val-des-Lacs
Laval Val-Morin
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Les Moulins St-Liguori St-Constant
Mascouche St-Lin -- Laurentides St-Isidore
Terrebonne St-Roche-de-lAchigan St-Mathieu
Les Pays-Den-Haut St-Roch-Ouest St-Philippe
Lac-des-Seize-les Montreal Sherbrooke
Morin-Heights Baie-DUrf Sherbrooke
Piedmont Beaconsfield Therese-de-Blainville
Ste-Adolphe-dHoward Cte-St-Luc Blainville
St-Sauveur Dollard-des-Ormeaux Boisbriand
Ste-Adle Dorval Bois-des-Filion
Ste-Anne-des-Lacs Hampstead Lorraine
Ste-Marguerite-Estrel Kirkland Rosemere
Wentworth-Nord Lle -Dorval Ste-Therese
Longueuil Montral
Montral-Est Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Boucherville Coteau-du-Lac
Brossard Montral-Ouest
Mont-Royal Hudson
Longueuil Les Cdres
St-Bruno-de-Montarville Pointe-Claire
Senneville Les Coteaux
St-Lambert LIle-Cadieux
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Mirabel Westmount LIle-Perrot
Mirabel Notre-Dame-de-lIle-Perrot
Roussillon Pincourt
Montcalm Candiac
St-Alexis Pointe-des-Cascades
Chateauguay Pointe-Fortune
St-Alexis Paroisse Delson
St-Calixte Rigaud
La Prairie Riviere-Beaudette
Ste-Julienne Lery
Ste-Marie-Salom St-Clet
Mercier Ste-Justine-de-Newton
St-Esprit Ste-Catherine
St-Jacques St-Lazare
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Ste-Marthe Lle-dOrlans CANADA CONNECTOR ROADS
St-Polycarpe St-Franois- Lle-dOrlans The Cross-Canada Connector Road
St-Telesphore St-Jean allows for travel between the provinces
St-Zotique St-Laurent-de- Lle-dOrlans of British Columbia and Quebec in
Terrasse-Vaudreuil St-Pierre-de- Lle-dOrlans DCA 11. Major metropolitan city POIs
Tres-St-Redempteur Ste-Famille are also included.
Vaudreuil-Dorion Ste-Ptronille
Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac Lvis Road Inclusion
Quebec Lvis
Roads in the province of British
Qubec
La Cote-de-Beaupr Columbia
LAncienne-Lorette
Beaupr Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy
Notre-Dame-des-Anges
Boischatel from Alberta/BC boundary to
Qubec
Chteau-Richer Vancouver detailed city
St-Augustin-de-Desmaures
LAnge-Gardien Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy from Hwy-1/
St-Ferrol-les-Neiges Trans Canada Hwy (Hope) to Hwy-
St-Joachim 5/Coquihalla Hwy (Hope)
St-Louis-de-Gonzague-du-Cap- Hwy-5/Coquihalla Hwy (in Hope)
Tourmente to Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy (in
Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr Kamloops)
Hwy-99 between Vancouver and
La Jacques-Cartier
Whistler
Fossambault-sur-le-Lac
Lac-Beauport
Lac-Delage
Lac-St-Joseph
Ste-Brigitte-de-Laval
Ste-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier
Shannon

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Roads in the province of Alberta Roads in the province of Manitoba Cities with available AcuraLink Real-
Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Time Traffic information
whole province whole province The following cities currently have
Hwy-1A from Cochrane to Canmore Hwy-100/Trans Canada Hwy in available continuously updated traffic
Hwy-1X from Hwy-1A to Hwy-1/ Winnipeg (partial beltway) information.
Trans Canada Hwy Hwy-75 from Hwy-100/Trans
In the U.S.
Morley Road from Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy (Winnipeg) south to
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
Canada Hwy link with 1-29 (U.S. border) Albuquerque, NM
Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (at Medicine Roads in the province of Ontario Allentown-Bethlehem, PA
Hat) to Lethbridge Hwy-69/Trans Canada Hwy from Atlanta, GA
Hwy-4 (at Lethbridge) to 1-15 (U.S. Muskoka district to Sudbury Austin, TX
border) Hwy-17/Trans Canada Hwy from Baltimore, MD
Hwy-36 between Hwy-3 (in Taber) Ottawa Detailed Area Coverage to Birmingham, AL
and Hwy-4 (in Warner) Manitoba border Boston, MA
Hwy-3/Crowsnest Hwy (in Hwy-17B at Sault Ste Marie to link Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY
Lethbridge) to Hwy-2 (in Fort with 1-75 (U.S. border) Chicago, IL
Macleod) Hwy-61 from Hwy-17 at Thunder Cincinnati, OH
Hwy-2 (in Fort Macleod) to Hwy-1/ Bay to link with US-61 (U.S. Cleveland, OH
Trans Canada Hwy (in Calgary) border) Colorado Springs, CO
Roads in the province of Hwy-11 from Muskoka district to Columbus, OH
Saskatchewan North Bay Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX
Hwy-1/Trans Canada Hwy across Hwy-60 and Hwy-127 in Nipissing Dayton, OH
whole province County Denver-Boulder, CO
Detroit, MI
Fresno, CA
Grand Rapids, MI
Greensboro-Winston Salem-High
Point, NC
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC
Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle, PA
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Hartford-New Britain-Middletown, CT Providence-Warwick-Pawtucket, RI Coverage may expand to other
Houston-Galveston, TX Raleigh-Durham, NC cities as traffic information in
Indianapolis, IN Richmond, VA those cities becomes available. For
Jacksonville, FL Rochester, NY the latest traffic coverage details
Kansas City, KS Sacramento, CA for each metropolitan area, check
Lancaster-York, PA Salt Lake City, UT www.acura.com/realtimetraffic. This
Las Vegas, NV San Antonio, TX site provides traffic coverage for each
Lincoln, NE San Diego, CA city, a demonstation video, and FAQs.
Little Rock, AR San Francisco-Oakland, CA
Los Angeles, CA San Jose, CA
Louisville, KY Sarasota-Bradenton, FL
Memphis, TN Seattle-Tacoma, WA
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood, FL Spokane, WA
Milwaukee-Racine, WI Springfield, MA
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN St. Louis, MO
Mobile, AL Syracuse, NY
Naples-Ft. Myers, FL Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
Nashville, TN Toledo, OH
New Orleans, LA Tucson, AZ
New York, NY Tulsa, OK
Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport Washington, DC
News, VA West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL
Oklahoma City, OK Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE Wilmington, DE
Orlando, FL In Canada
Philadelphia, PA Toronto, ON
Phoenix, AZ Montreal, QC
Pittsburgh, PA Vancouver, BC
Portland, OR
Portsmouth-Manchester, NH

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Coverage Areas
Operation in Alaska, Hawaii, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Other Map Issues
Canada, and Puerto Rico Puerto Rico See the coverage section for a list of
Certain functions that rely on a satellite This section describes the differences in islands with coverage (see page 129).
signal will not work correctly. These navigation system operation for vehicles
functions include but are not limited to delivered in Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Address and POI Entry Screens
AcuraLink, and traffic- and weather- and Puerto Rico. The following differences occur for
related services. map, address, and POI selection:
Map Coverage
XM Radio All roads displayed on the map screens Entry of a destination address or POI
Navigation-equipped vehicles delivered on an island other than your current
are detailed coverage roads. Text related
island may result in a screen caution
to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and to unverified roads or areas are not message. This is normal because
Puerto Rico are equipped with XM applicable. The following topics do not there are no ferry routes between
hardware, but XM broadcasting is apply: islands available in the database.
not available; therefore sections of
the manual that mention XM audio, Unverified road descriptions (see
page 7, 102) Setup Screen Differences
traffic displays, weather information,
and AcuraLink features do not apply. Cautions and pop-up windows related The SET UP screen differences are
Vehicles originally delivered to the U.S. to unverified roads (see page 71) minor and are listed below. See the
mainland and shipped to Hawaii also Setup section (page 92) for additional
Setup entries that relate to turning on information.
have XM, but will not function because or off unverified routing (see page 103)
the XM satellites (aimed toward the
U.S. mainland) are too far away to
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AcuraLink/Messages Weather Information NOTE:
This item is grayed out on the SET UP This item is grayed out on the INFO Shipping a vehicle from Alaska,
screen (Other) because XM is not screen because XM is not available. Hawaii, Canada, and Puerto Rico to
available. the U.S. mainland
Map Legend If you wish to receive XM audio,
Traffic & Weather Status The map legend Traffic and traffic, or weather, you must call XM
This item is grayed out on the SET UP Weather descriptions may be and set up an account at (800) 852-
screen (Other) because XM is not available, but do not apply. 9696.
available. To begin receiving AcuraLink quick
Shipping a Vehicle To or From tips, contact Acura Client Services
INFO Screen Differences at (800) 382-2238, and ask them to
Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and
activate your AcuraLink unit.
Messages Puerto Rico
The INFO screen Messages feature Although the HDD in the vehicle Shipping a vehicle from the U.S.
utilizes XM. Because XM is not contains maps for both U.S. mainland mainland to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada,
available, it is not displayed on the and Hawaii, the dealer must perform and Puerto Rico
INFO screen except messages such the selection of U.S. mainland or If a U.S. mainland-delivered vehicle
as the diagnosis information for the Hawaii for you. is shipped to Alaska, Hawaii,
trouble of the car. In addition, the Map Canada, and Puerto Rico, there is no
menu item New Messages will XM reception.
appear grayed out except messages such The issues under Operation in
as the diagnosis information for the Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Puerto
trouble of the car. This is normal. Rico apply.
Traffic Incidents
This item is grayed out on the INFO
screen because XM is not available.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Map and Features, Voice Operation, Entering Addresses
Problem Solution
Why does the Disclaimer screen need to be displayed The Disclaimer screen reminds you and your guest drivers to always operate
every time I start the car? I am the only driver. the navigation system in a safe manner.
I tried entering an address, but the city or street could Some cities are lumped in with a major metro area. Try entering the street
not be found. Is there any other way to route to the first. In rural unverified areas or new subdivisions, streets may be missing,
location? or only partially numbered. Try selecting the destination directly from the
map. See By Map Input on page 45.
When I enter an address, some letters become grayed Yes. As you enter each letter in an address or a point of interest (POI), the
out. Is this normal? system looks in the database to see what letters are possible and grays out
letters that do not apply.
How do I delete Personal Addresses, Previous This is done in the SET UP screen (Main Set up), under Personal
Destinations, or the Home Address? Information. See page 93.
I cannot hear the navigation system voice. 1) Ensure that Volume in the SET UP screen (Main Set up) is not OFF.
See page 93.
2) Go to Basic Settings in the SET UP screen (Other), and set Voice
Recognition Feedback to ON. See page 101.
The voice control system is having difficulty recognizing Ensure that the vents are not blowing on the microphone on the ceiling, the
my voice commands. vehicle is as quiet as possible, and you are using the correct command when
speaking (see Improving Voice Recognition on page 14). Say Help at any
screen to see a list of the applicable voice commands. If the system cannot
recognize your command because of background noise, speak louder.
When the system pronounces the street name in the The basic guidance phrase uses a studio-recorded voice, but the street name
guidance command or reads the destination address, it is pronounced by the system using a machine-generated voice. Consequently,
sounds strange. What causes this? the name may be mispronounced or sound strange at times.
When I drive at night, the screen is bright and will not Verify the following: The nighttime dash brightness control is not set to
switch to the night display mode. Why? maximum, and Map Color in SET UP is set to Black for Night. See
Switching Display Mode Manually on page 114.
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Problem Solution
The daytime map screen is dark like the night display Verify the following: The Map Color in SET UP is set to White for Day.
mode, and it is hard to see. Why? See Switching Display Mode Manually on page 114.
How do I change or remove my PIN? Go to Personal Information in the SETUP screen (Main Setup), and select
PIN Number. Select GO Home 1 PIN or GO Home 2 PIN or Address
Book PIN and enter your existing PIN. You then have the choice to change
or remove the PIN. See page 98.
I forgot the PIN for Home, or the PIN for personal PINs are optional. See information regarding PINs on page 98. Your dealer
addresses (DRIVER 1 or DRIVER 2). How do I reset it? can reset the PIN for you.
CALL is not available on the Calculate route to screen. Your phone is not paired to HFL, or if your phone is paired, it is in use; press
Why? the HANG-UP button.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Traffic
Problem Solution
My AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic is missing and is not Verify the following:
displaying properly. What is wrong? Check the traffic icon on the icon bar, and the icon options for traffic. Page
67 walks you through the verification steps.
Your XM traffic subscription may have expired. Call XM at (800) 852-
9696 and verify your account status. If your subscription has lapsed, you
may need to request a rapid refresh. After XM refreshes your account
status, leave the vehicle running outside for 30 minutes to receive the
refresh. See page 120 for the status of your subscription.
It is possible that there is a temporary technical problem with your
metropolitan area traffic. You can call Acura Client Services to see if there
is an outage (page 127).
If the situation persists, see your Acura dealer for assistance.
AcuraLink relies on a satellite signal. It will not work in Alaska, Hawaii,
Canada, and Puerto Rico.
When I am driving a route on the freeway and Traffic The system will provide a detour route to your destination only if it can find a
Rerouting is ON, sometimes the system provides a considerably faster route than the original one.
detour route. Why is this?
While traveling on my route on the freeway, the system Based on freeway congestion along your route, the system predicted that
has me exit and take an alternate freeway with unknown taking an alternate freeway or surface streets would be faster. Use your own
flow speeds or surface streets. Why is this? experience to determine whether the alternate route would be faster.
How can I ignore the detour route and return to the Turn Traffic Rerouting to OFF in Setup, under Routing & Guidance (page 109).
original route?

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Frequently Asked Questions
Guidance, Routing
Problem Solution
The navigation system does not route me the same way The navigation system attempts to generate the optimum route. See Changing
I would go, or the way some other mapping program the Routing Method on page 52.
displays. Why is this?
The navigation wants to route me around potential traffic This feature can be turned off. See Traffic Rerouting on page 109.
problems. How do I stop these pop-up messages?
Why is the street Im on not shown on the map? It has The mapping database is constantly undergoing revision. See page 129 for ways
been here for more than a year. to obtain the latest detailed coverage information.
The vehicle position icon is not following the road and The GPS antenna (located on the back of the navigation display) may
the GPS icon text in the upper left hand corner of the be blocked by personal items. For best reception, remove items from the
screen is white or missing. dashboard, such as radar detectors, cell phones, or loose articles.
Metallic tinting or other aftermarket devices can interfere with the GPS
reception. Please see your dealer. Also see System Limitations on page 124.
I entered a destination, but the blue highlighted route Your route has entered an unverified area. See Unverified Area Routing on
and voice guidance stopped, or turned into a blue/pink page 102.
dashed line before I got to my destination. Why is this?
The map rotates while I make turns. How can I stop Select the North-up map orientation by voice, or by selecting North-up from
this? the Map menu. See Map Orientation on page 62.
Sometimes, I cannot select between the North-up and The Heading-up map orientation can only be shown in the lower scales (1/20 -
Heading-up map orientations. Why is this? 1 mile scales). See Map Scale on page 61.
While driving to my destination, the time to go display The Time to go is based on actual road speeds. However if your speed
sometimes increases, even though I am getting closer. slows down when you encounter slower traffic, the system updates the Time
to go based of your actual speed to give you a better estimate of arrival time.
The vehicle position icon on the map lags a short No. When at an intersection, the system is unaware of the width of the
distance behind, especially when I arrive at an intersecting road. Large differences in vehicle position can indicate a
intersection. Is there anything wrong? temporary loss of the GPS signal. See GPS Reception Issues on page 124.

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Problem Solution
While I drive, my screen shows white dots These are called breadcrumbs. If you drive more than 1/2 mile from
(breadcrumbs) on it. What do they mean? mapped roads, the off-road tracking feature begins to function. See Off-road
Tracking on pages 69 and 111.
How can I get rid of the white dots (breadcrumbs) Go to Vehicle in the SET UP screen (Other), and set Off-road Tracking
from my screen? to OFF, then return to the map. See page 111.
A road that I selected to avoid is being used when When you draw your area to avoid, make sure to select sections of roads
routing. What is wrong? that include at least one intersection. See page 106.
My elevation (shown when I display the current position) This is normal and due to errors in satellite position. The elevation can vary
seems to fluctuate even though my elevation has not +/- 100 feet. See System Initialization on page 122.
changed.
My elevation is missing on the current position screen. If the GPS antenna cannot receive signals from at least four satellites, the
Why? elevation is not displayed. Try moving the vehicle into an open area. If the
elevation is zero, or below sea level, the elevation is also not displayed.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Update DVD, Coverage, Map Errors, Limitations
Problem Solution
When is my city going to become part of a fully verified The mapping database vendor is constantly revising map coverage. See page 129
detailed coverage area? for ways to obtain the latest detailed coverage information.
Will the navigation system work outside North America? The system contains maps for the 50 U.S. states, as well as for Canada and
Puerto Rico. The system will not work in Mexico or overseas. See Map
Coverage on page 129.
Can I play video DVDs in my navigation system? No. The navigation system is designed only to read music discs and the update
DVD provided with your vehicle. The system cannot read other mapping
databases or video DVDs. If you experience any problems that you cannot
resolve, please contact your dealer.
I found some errors in the database. How do I report Minor errors are bound to occur in a large database. If you encounter major
them? errors, you can report them following the instructions on page 127.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Display, Accessories
Problem Solution
The display appears dim when starting the car in really No. This is normal, and it will become brighter after a few minutes.
cold weather. Is there a problem?

Rear Camera
Problem Solution
When I shift gears, the rear camera image is delayed. When shifting into or out of reverse, you may experience delays when the
screen image switches between the navigation screen and the rear camera
image. This is normal.
The rear camera image is too dark or too bright. How do While the camera image is displayed, use the rotating portion of the
I adjust the brightness? Interface Dial (knob) to adjust the brightness. This adjustment does not
affect the Setup screen brightness adjustments.

Miscellaneous Other Questions


Problem Solution
My clock frequently changes forward and backward by The clock is being automatically set based on your GPS location. If you live
one hour. Why is this? and work on the boundary between two time zones, you can turn off this
feature. See page 111 (Auto Time Zone).
When driving near a time zone border, the time changes The time zone borders are only approximated in the system. Depending on
even though I am not near the time zone. Why is this? the geography of the time zone boundary, the switch to a different zone can
be erratic. See page 111 (Auto Time Zone).
My state does not observe daylight saving time. How do You can turn off this feature. See page 110 (Auto Daylight).
I turn off this feature?
Daylight saving time occurred, but the navigation system The automatic daylight saving time feature does not work in regions where
did not change time even though SETUP shows Auto the daylight saving time system is not adopted.
Daylight is ON.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Problem Solution
The navigation system automatic daylight time feature is 1) Go to the Clock adjustment screen in SETUP and ensure that Auto
not switching the navigation system clock on the correct Daylight is ON.
dates. Why is this? 2) The automatic daylight saving time feature does not work in regions where
the daylight saving time system is not adopted.
For more information, see Clock Adjustment on page 110 .
The navigation system clock switched by one hour for no You may be driving near a time zone boundary (see Auto Daylight on page 110 ).
apparent reason. What can cause this? See page 111 (Auto Time Zone) for more information.
My battery was disconnected or went dead, and the There should be a card in the glove box with the anti-theft code for the
navigation system is asking for a code. Where do I find navigation/audio system. This card contains the 5-digit security code and
this code? serial number. If you cannot find it, your dealer can help you out.
I speak a language other than English. Are there any Besides English, you may select French or Spanish for your language setting.
other languages available for the system? However, messages will continue to be in English.

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Troubleshooting
Screen Error Message Solution
The display temperature is too high! For protection, the This message will appear briefly when the display temperature is too high,
display will shut down. and then the display will turn off until the temperature cools down. The
system will turn back on when the display cools down.
Cannot write to the HDD due to the low temperature. The temperature is below -22F and the navigation system has difficulty
Please wait until the system warms up. reading the HDD. The system will start up when the temperature warms up.
Cannot access the HDD due to low atmospheric Navigation HDD audio functions are disabled. The system will restart when
pressure. Navigation and HDD audio functions are atmospheric pressure is OK.
disabled. The system will restart when atmospheric
pressure is OK.
Route has not been completed. Please try again from a This message will appear when you are routing to or from a place (new area)
different location. that is not in the database. Try planning a different route to or from a different
location.*
No alternate route found. Original route will be No alternative route method was found. The original route method will be used.*
followed. Ensure that a road name is displayed at the bottom of the map.
This destination cannot be found in database. The destination was not found in the database. Try another destination nearby,
or select the destination with the Interface Dial.*
* If the error persists, or is shown for a wide area, see your dealer.

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Glossary
Glossary Digitized Road - A road that appears GPS Antenna - Located on the back of
The following is a glossary of terms on the navigation screen. The road the navigation display, which is in the
pertaining to the voice recognition name will appear at the bottom of the center of the dashboard. Electronic
navigation system. navigation screen. If the user drives items operating in this general
off road, the navigation system will location can interfere with the GPS
Avoid Area - Areas you wish to avoid display breadcrumbs, depending signal.
can be entered into the system, and on how far you drive from a mapped
will be avoided while routing. road. HDD - Hard Disk Drive. The primary
data storage device containing your
Breadcrumbs - Off-road tracking dots Disclaimer Screen - Screen containing vehicles navigation and map software
that can be followed on the map to cautionary information. It is meant to and uploaded wallpaper images. The
retrace your route back to a mapped be read carefully and acknowledged HDD can also store audio files. See
(digitized) road. This function can be by the client when using the the Audio section of your Owners
turned on/off in the SETUP screen navigation system. Manual for more information.
(Other).
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions. See HFL - Bluetooth HandsFreeLink.
Database - This consists of the map page 146 for a list of the client FAQs and Your vehicle is equipped with
data, and the POI (Points of Interest) troubleshooting information. this feature, which uses Bluetooth
data stored on the HDD. technology as a wireless link between
GPS - Global Positioning System. the vehicle and your Bluetooth-
DCA - Detailed Coverage Area. U.S. A network of 24 satellites in orbit compatible cell phone.
states, as well as Canada and Puerto around the earth. The navigation
Rico, are mapped. See page 129 for a list system can simultaneously receive Icon - Symbol representing Points of
of these areas. signals from up to 12 satellites to Interest (POI) that can be displayed
accurately position the vehicle on the on the map.
map.

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Glossary
Initialization - This refers to the period Navi - Abbreviation for the navigation POI - Point of Interest. These are the
needed to reacquire the GPS satellite system. businesses, schools, etc. found under
orbital information whenever the Place category or Place Name
navigation system power has been North Pointer - The map symbol on the MENU screen (Dest. MENU
disconnected. This can take 10 to 45 showing the map orientation. See 1). See page 55.
minutes with the vehicle out in an page 62.
open area. Polygon - Colored areas on the map
Off road - This occurs when the user screen denoting parks, schools, etc.
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display. The leaves mapped roads. Off-road See Map Screen features for a list
navigation screen. tracking dots (breadcrumbs) are of the assigned colors. See page 55.
displayed if the option is enabled in
Map Matching - The received GPS the SETUP screen. The user can use Reminder - Automatic pop-up
information allows the navigation them to return to a mapped road. The Calendar message. See Calendar on
system to position the vehicle on the bottom of the navigation screen will page 85.
map. Map matching has occurred say, Not on a digitized road.
if the map screen is displaying the Security Code - Code needed to
current street name in the bottom- Outlying Areas - These are rural areas activate the navigation system or
shaded area. that typically have only their main audio system. See Entering the
roads mapped. All other roads are Security Code on page 122.
Mic -Abbreviation for the microphone shown in purple for reference only,
used for receiving voice commands. since they have not been verified. Unverified Streets - These streets have
It is located near the map lights in the not been verified for turn restrictions,
ceiling. PIN - Personal Identification Number. one-way, etc. They are shown in
A 4-digit number created by the purple on the map. Unverified streets
MW - Maneuver Window. While en client to protect personal information. may be missing from the map, shown
route to a destination, this window in the wrong location, or have an
displays information about the next incorrect name or address range.
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Glossary
USB - Universal Serial Bus. A VP - Vehicle Position. When in map Yaw Rate Sensor - Senses when the
computer hardware interface used mode, this circular icon shows the vehicle makes a turn, which makes
to store and play audio files from vehicle position on the map. Push in the VP change direction on the map
USB devices, such as thumb drives on the Interface Dial, select Map as you turn.
or iPods. Image files can also be Informaton on the Map menu,
stored to USB devices and uploaded and then rotate the Interface Dial Zagat Ratings - Restaurant ratings
to the HDD. See the Audio section Knob to select the CURRENT information provided by Zagat
in your Owners Manual for more LOCATION. It shows the latitude, Survey. See the INFO screen on page
information. longitude, and elevation of your 79 for an explanation of the ratings.
current position.
Vehicle Speed Sensor - Provides speed
signal to the navigation system for VR - Voice Recognition. This allows
moving the VP icon on the map. voice control of many of the
navigation functions. The hardware
Verified Streets - These streets consist consists of the microphone, voice
of the detailed metropolitan coverage control switch (TALK/BACK
areas and all other inter-town buttons), and the front speakers.
connection roads. These roads are
shown in black, red, or pink on the Waypoint - A temporary destination
map. you may enter while en route (e.g., a
gas station, ATM, etc.). See page 74.
Voice Control - See VR.

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Voice Command Index
Global Commands The Voice Info option on the INFO Navigation General
The system accepts these commands on screen (Main Info) lists many of the Commands
any screen. following controls. To avoid distraction
The system accepts these commands on
while you are driving, the system can
Help (displays the list of commands a map/guidance screen.
read the commands for you.
for current displayed screen) Display menu (if en route, displays
Display map (displays the map The commands are accessible at any the MENU screen (Route))
screen) time while driving and can be read Display navigation (if en route,
Display menu (displays the MENU to you so that you do not need to displays the MENU screen (Route))
screen (Dest. MENU 1 or 2)) memorize all of them. Display map
Display information (displays the Display map guide (when en route,
INFO screen) shows the next maneuver)
Display audio screen (displays the Display information (or just
Audio screen) Information)
Back (to previous screen, same as Display audio screen
CANCEL or BACK button) Cancel
Cancel (cancels current activity) Backward (or just Back)
What is todays date? (reads the What time is it?
current date) Repeat voice (repeats the screen
What time is it? prompt)
Voice Command Index Help (reads list of Navigation General
and Navigation Display Commands
at any screen)
What is todays date? (reads the
current date)

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How long to the destination? Navigation Display Display: (display the selected icon on
(when en route, tells the time to the screen)
destination)*
Commands ATM
How far to the destination? (when The system accepts these commands on gas station
en route, tells the distance to a map/guidance screen. restaurant
destination)* Display current location (shows zagat restaurant
Display destination map (when current latitude, longitude, and post office
en route, shows the map of the elevation) grocery store
destination) Display north up lodging (hotel, motel)
Display entire route (when en route, Display heading up parking garage
adjusts the map scale so that the Display zoom in parking lot
entire route is displayed) Display zoom out school
Register the current location (puts Display: (the selected scale) hospital
current location in the personal 1/20 mile (80 m) scale freeway exit information
Address Book) 1/8 mile (200 m) scale traffic
1/4 mile (400 m) scale traffic speeds
* These commands are not available if 1/2 mile (800 m) scale traffic icons
you scroll the map while en route to a 1 mile (1600 m) scale traffic incidents
destination. 2 mile (3 km) scale weather
5 mile (8 km) scale weather icons
Voice Info weather warning icon
15 mile (24 km) scale
50 mile (80 km) scale messages
150 mile (240 km) scale
350 mile (560 km) scale
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Voice Command Index
Hide: (hide the selected icon from the Find Place Commands University
screen) The system accepts these commands on Library
ATM a map/guidance screen. Post office
gas station Find nearest: (find the nearest School
restaurant selection) Emergency room
zagat restaurant Auto Service center Hospital
post office ACURA dealer Police station
grocery store HONDA dealer Veterinarian
lodging (hotel, motel) Gas station Lodging
parking garage Hydrogen station Bed & breakfast
parking lot Auto parts & electronics shop Hotel
school Auto repair & maintenance shop Leisure center
hospital Car wash & detailing shop Amusement park
one way Motorcycle dealer Golf course
freeway exit information Other car dealer Historical monument
traffic Parking garage Marina
traffic speeds Parking lot Movie theater
traffic icons Rental car agency Museum
weather Roadside assistance Park
weather icons Banking center Performing arts center
weather warning icon ATM Sports complex
Max zoom in Bank Restaurant
Max zoom out Check cashing place Zagat restaurant
Go home 1 Community American restaurant
Go home 2 Business place Chain restaurant
City hall Caf/Coffee shop
Civic center
Convention center
Court house

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Californian restaurant Pet food store Climate Control Commands
Chinese restaurant Sewing store The system accepts these commands on
Continental restaurant Sporting goods store most screens.
Fast food restaurant Toy store
French restaurant Travel Center Climate control automatic (controls
German restaurant Airport temperature to your selection)
Greek restaurant Automobile club Climate control full automatic
Indian restaurant Bus station Passenger climate control automatic
Italian restaurant Camping site Climate control on
Japanese restaurant Commuter rail station Climate control off
Korean restaurant Ferry terminal Climate control
Mexican restaurant Named place Air conditioner on*
Seafood restaurant Park & ride Air conditioner off*
Thai restaurant Rest area Air conditioner
Vegetarian restaurant Ski area Climate control defrost on*
Vietnamese restaurant Tourist attraction Climate control defrost off*
Other restaurant Tourist information center Climate control defrost
Pizza restaurant Train station Rear defrost on*
Ice cream shop Travel agency Rear defrost off*
Shopping Area Truck stop Rear defrost
Accessory store Climate control fresh air
Book store Climate control recirculate
Clothing store Climate control vent
Shoe store Climate control sync on
Furniture store Climate control sync off
Grocery store Climate control sync
Home improvement store Climate control bi-level (vent and
Mall floor)
Office supply store Climate control floor
Pharmacy Climate control floor and defrost
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Fan speed up Radio Voice Commands XM channel # (#: 1-255)
Fan speed down The system accepts these commands on XM channel up
Fan speed # (#:1-7) (for best voice most screens. XM channel down
control, lower the fan speed) XM category up
Driver temperature # degrees Audio on* XM category down
(#: 57 - 87 degrees F) Audio off* XM preset # (#: 1-6)
Passenger temperature # degrees Audio XM1 preset # (#: 1-6)
(#: 57 - 87 degrees F) Radio on* XM2 preset # (#: 1-6)
Driver temperature up Radio off* XM scan*
Driver temperature down Radio XM category scan*
Passenger temperature up Radio select FM1 XM channel scan*
Passenger temperature down Radio select FM2 XM category mode
Driver temperature max hot Radio select AM XM channel mode
Driver temperature max cold Radio tune to # FM (#: frequency.
Passenger temperature max hot Example Radio 95.5 FM) * Repeating these commands switches
Passenger temperature max cold Radio tune to # AM (#: frequency. (toggles) the function between On
Example Radio 1020 AM) and Off, so the action that occurs
Radio seek up may not match the command you
Radio seek down speak.
Radio next station
Radio preset # (#: 1-6) NOTE:
Radio FM preset # (#: 1-6) Radio volume levels cannot be
Radio FM1 preset # (#: 1-6) controlled using voice control. Use the
Radio FM2 preset # (#: 1-6) buttons on your steering wheel. See
Radio AM preset # (#: 1-6) your vehicle owners manual for more
Radio auto select* information.
Radio scan*
Radio select XM1
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Disc Voice Commands HDD Voice Commands AUX Voice Commands
The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on
most screens. most screens. most screens.
DISC play HDD play AUX play
DISC play track # (#: 1-30) HDD skip forward
DISC skip forward HDD skip back * Repeating these commands switches
DISC skip back HDD album up (toggles) the function between On
DISC track random* HDD album down and Off, so the action that occurs
DISC track repeat* HDD genre up may not match the command you
DISC track scan HDD genre down speak.
DISC folder up HDD artist up
DISC folder down HDD artist down
DISC folder random* HDD track up
DISC folder repeat* HDD track down
DISC folder scan* HDD playlist up
DISC normal play (resumes Play HDD playlist down
from these commands: DISC HDD track repeat*
track random, DISC track HDD track scan*
repeat, and DISC track scan) HDD track random*
HDD normal play
* Repeating these commands switches
(toggles) the function between On * Repeating these commands switches
and Off, so the action that occurs (toggles) the function between On
may not match the command you and Off, so the action that occurs
speak. may not match the command you
speak.

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USB Voice Commands iPod Voice Commands Bluetooth Audio Commands
The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on
most screens. most screens. most screens.
USB play iPod play Bluetooth audio play
USB play track # (#:1-30) iPod skip forward Bluetooth audio skip forward
USB skip forward iPod skip back Bluetooth audio skip back
USB skip back iPod track shuffle* Bluetooth audio pause
USB track random* iPod album shuffle* Bluetooth audio resume
USB track repeat* iPod track repeat*
USB track scan* iPod normal play * Repeating these commands switches
USB folder up (toggles) the function between On
USB folder down * Repeating these commands switches and Off, so the action that occurs
USB folder random* (toggles) the function between On may not match the command you
USB folder repeat* and Off, so the action that occurs speak.
USB folder scan* may not match the command you
USB normal play speak.

* Repeating these commands switches


(toggles) the function between On
and Off, so the action that occurs
may not match the command you
speak.

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Voice Command Index
Cellular Phone Voice SET UP Screen (Main Set up) On-Screen Commands
Commands Commands The system accepts these commands
The system accepts these commands on The system accepts these commands on any screen. There are over 100
the cellular phone screens. on SET UP screen (Main Set up). on-screen commands. Just say what
(For SET UP screen (Other), simply is written on the screen (this excludes
Call # (or voice tag) say what is written on the screen, and listed items).
* Only on the Cellular Phone screen follow the voice prompts) Next (or Down)
Voice Command Index Brightness up Previous (or Up)
Brightness down Return
Brightness minimum/min. OK (except at Disclaimer screen)
Brightness maximum/max. Delete
Contrast up
Contrast down
Contrast minimum/min.
Contrast maximum/max.
Black level up
Black level down
Black level minimum/min.
Black level maximum/max.
Volume up
Volume down
Volume minimum/min.
Volume maximum/max.
Volume off
Interface dial feedback off
Interface dial feedback auto
Interface dial feedback on

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On-Screen Spelling Assist NOTE:
When speaking the letters or using The system will only respond to the
spell mode, you can substitute the names shown in the following tables.
name that represents each letter or To select the letter A, you can also;
symbol. This improves recognition. For select the A by using the Interface
example: Dial.
To select the number 1, say One
To select the letter A: or Number One, or select the 1
Say A, Alpha, or Apple. by using the Interface Dial.
To select the letter M: To select the symbol - (hyphen),
Say M, Mary, or Mike. say Hyphen or Symbol Hyphen,
or select the - by using the
The system will respond to the names Interface Dial.
shown in the following tables. When selecting letters using the voice
control system, a confirmation box
may pop up to confirm the letter.

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Letters Assist Definitions:

Say Or say ... Say Or say ... Say Or say ... Say Or say ...
A Apple/Alpha H Henry/Hotel O Oscar V Victor
B Boy/Bravo I Igloo/India P Paul/Papa W William/Whiskey
C Charlie J John/Juliet Q Queen/Qubec X X-Ray
D Dog/Delta K King/Kilo R Robert/Romeo Y Yellow/Yankee
E Edward/Echo L Larry/Lima S Sam/Sierra Z Zebra/Zulu
F Frank/Foxtrot M Mary/Mike T Tom/Tango Enter
G George/Golf N Nancy/November U Uncle/Uniform

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Symbol Assist Definitions:

Symbols Say ... or Symbol ... Symbols Say ... or Symbol ... Symbols Say ... or Symbol ...
A grave I circumflex _ Underscore
A circumflex I umlaut ` Back quote
A umlaut O circumflex , Comma
C cedilla U grave . Dot
E grave U circumflex ? Question Mark
E acute U umlaut : Colon
E circumflex @ At sign ; Semi colon
E umlaut ^ Caret + Plus
I grave * Asterisk Enter
NOTE:
The term grave (used for symbols , , , and ) is pronounced like save.
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Numbers and Additional Symbol Assist Definitions:

Numbers Say ... or Number ... Symbols Say ... or Symbol ... Symbols Say ... or Symbol ...
1 One - Hyphen ~ Tilde
2 Two ! Exclamation point / Slash
3 Three Double quote < Less than
4 Four # Pound > Greater than
5 Five $ Dollar { Open brace
6 Six % Percent } Close brace
7 Seven & Ampersand Enter
8 Eight Apostrophe
9 Nine ( Open parenthesis
0 Zero ) Close parenthesis

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INDEX
A Breadcrumbs ............................... 20, 69 Changing the Route........................... 73
Brightness.......................................... 92 Changing the Routing Method .......... 52
Accessing the Address Book List...... 94
By Address ........................................ 29 Changing Your Destination ............... 76
Acura Automobile Client Service ... 127
By Address Book .............................. 34 City .............................................. 30, 44
AcuraLink Messages ......................... 78
By Coordinate ................................... 42 City Vicinity ...................................... 39
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic.......... 23
By Destination Lists .......................... 43 Client Assistance ............................. 127
AcuraLink Weather ........................... 80
By Go Home 1 or 2 ........................... 49 Clock Adjustment .............................110
Adding Destinations to the List ........ 51
By Intersection .................................. 44 Color.................................................113
Address ..................................28, 29, 95
By Map Input .................................... 45 Community ....................................... 38
Address Book ........................ 28, 34, 93
By Place Category ............................. 37 Continental USA ............................... 49
Address Book PIN ............................ 98
By Place Name .................................. 36 Contrast ............................................. 92
Advanced .......................................... 38
By Place Phone Number ................... 41 Convert(Unit) .................................... 88
AUDIO button ................................... 10
By Previous Destinations .................. 35 Correct Vehicle Position ...................112
Auto Daylight ...................................110
Coverage Areas ............................... 129
Auto Service ...................................... 38 C Current Location ..........................21, 60
Auto Time Zone ...............................111
Calculator .......................................... 88 Current Position ................................ 95
Avoid Streets ..................................... 74
Calendar .......................................19, 85
CALL ...........................................19, 51 D
B
CANCEL button ............................... 11 Database Limitations ...................... 125
BACK button ..................................... 13
Cancel Route ..................................... 74 Delete an Address ............................. 97
Back to Route .................................... 75
Category .................................28, 37, 96 Delete Pictures on HDD...................118
Banking ............................................. 38
Cautions .............................................. 7 Delete Previous Destinations .......... 100
Basic Settings .................................. 100
Cellular Phone ................................... 79 Delete Waypoints .............................. 44
Black Level........................................ 92
Cellular Phone Voice Commands ... 165 Destination .............................28, 51, 76
Bluetooth Audio Commands ......... 164
Change Route Preference .................. 74 Destination Icon ................................ 62
Bluetooth HandsFreeLink ............. 19
Change State ..................................... 29 Destination Lists ......................... 43, 44
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Destination Map ................................ 53 G Interface Dial knob ........................... 11
Detour ............................................... 74 Getting Started .................................. 10 Intersection .................................. 29, 44
Directions .......................................... 58 Global Command ............................ 158 iPod Voice Commands .................... 164
Disc Voice Commands .....................163 Glossary .......................................... 155
Display Mode button ......................... 10 K
Go Home 1 and 2 .............................. 28
Driving to Your Destination .............. 51 Key to Zagat Ratings......................... 90
Go Home 1 or 2................................. 49
E Go home 1 or 2 PIN .......................... 99 L
Going Off the Route.......................... 69
Edit Address ...................................... 95 Landmark Icons ................................ 63
GPS Initialization ............................ 122
Edit Avoid Area............................... 106 Leisure............................................... 38
Guidance Mode ............................... 109
Edit Name ......................................... 95 Lodging ............................................. 38
Guidance Screen ............................... 56
Edit Waypoint Search Area ............. 108 Lower Display ................................... 12
Emergency......................................... 38 H
M
Entering a Destination....................... 28 HDD Voice Commands ...................163
Entering an Address .......................... 94 Map Color ........................................113
Home Address ................................... 97
Entering the Security Code ............. 122 Map Coverage ................................. 129
HOTEL/MOTEL .............................. 38
Entering the Street Number .............. 33 MAP/GUIDE button ....................10, 56
Entering Your Schedule .................... 86 I Map Input .....................................29, 45
Error Message ................................. 154 Map Legend ...................................... 60
Icon Bar ............................................. 67
EXIT INFO ....................................... 59 Map Matching ................................. 123
Improving Voice Recognition ........... 14
Map Orientation ................................ 62
F Incident Icons .................................... 64
Map Scale.......................................... 61
INFO button .................................10, 79
Find Place Commands .................... 160 Map Screen ................................. 20, 55
INFO Screen ..................................... 79
Frequently Asked Questions ........... 146 MENU button ................................... 10
Interface Dial .................................... 11
Menu Color ......................................114
Interface Dial Feedback .................... 93
Messages ........................................... 78
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Microphone ....................................... 13 Restaurant ......................................... 38 System/Device Information .............. 89
Route ......................................51, 54, 69 System Function Diagram ................. 27
N Routing & Guidance ........................101 System Initialization ....................... 122
Name ........................................... 28, 36 Routing Method ................................ 52 System Limitations.......................... 124
Navigation Display Commands....... 159 System Setup ..................................... 92
Navigation General Commands ...... 158 S System Start-up ................................. 18
Saving the Current Location ............. 70
O Schedule ............................................ 86 T
Off-road Tracking ...................... 69, 111 Screen................................................ 12 TALK button ..................................... 13
On-Screen Commands .................... 165 Search by Keyword ........................... 40 Time Adjustment ..............................111
On-Screen Spelling Assist .............. 166 Security Code .................................. 122 Traffic .......................................... 22, 23
Selecting the City .............................. 30 Travel................................................. 38
P
Selecting the State or Province ......... 29 Troubleshooting............................... 154
Personal Information ......................... 93 Selecting the Street............................ 32
Phone No. .....................................29, 41 SET UP Screen (Main Set up) U
PIN Number ...................................... 98 Commands ................................... 165 Unit Conversion................................. 88
Place Name ............................28, 39, 95 Shopping ........................................... 38 Units (mile or km) ............................101
Previous Destinations .....28, 35, 95, 100 Showing Icons on the Map ................ 67 Unverified Area Routing ................. 103
Showing the Map of City .................. 46 Unverified streets ................................ 7
R
Single-screen mode ........................... 59 Update DVD.................................... 128
Radio Voice Commands...................162 Sort by Distance to Travel ................. 40 Use Ferries ........................................ 52
Read List ........................................... 82 Split-screen mode .............................. 59 Use Freeways .................................... 52
Rearview Camera .............................121 State........................................29, 45, 48 Use Toll Roads .................................. 52
Recalculation ..............................69, 101 Street ........................................... 32, 44 Using the Voice Control System ....... 14
Reporting Errors ............................. 127 Switching Display Mode .......... 114, 115
Rerouting ..........................................101 System Controls ................................ 10
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V
Vehicle..............................................111
Verbal Reminders.............................101
Verified street ...................................... 7
View Routes ...................................... 52
Visiting Your Dealer ....................... 128
Voice Command Index.................... 158
Voice Control Basics ......................... 13
Voice Info .......................................... 84
Voice Recognition ............................. 14
Voice Recognition Feedback ......14, 101
Volume .............................................. 93
W
Waypoint ........................................... 74
Weather ....................................... 64, 80
Weather Icons .................................... 64
Z
Zagat 2008 ........................................ 41

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Others

The device complies with Part 15 of the As required by the FCC:


FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two This device complies with Part 15 of
conditions: the FCC rules. Operation is subject
(1) This device may not cause harmful to the following two conditions: (1)
interference, and This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must
(2) this device must accept any accept any interference received, including
interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
interference that may cause operation.
undesired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible
for compliance could void the users
authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Industry
Canada Standard RSS-210. Operation
is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause
interference,
and (2) this device must accept any
interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.

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