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Honda ACCORD 2008 Manual

Navigation system diagnostic mode
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INTERACTIVE NETWORK
2008 ACCORD - Navigation System Diagnostic Mode
Start-up procedure and Diagnostic Menu
There are two ways to enter the diagnostic mode:
1.
Start the vehicle and at the globe screen connect the SCS service connector to the navigation service connector located behind the navigation unit in the trunk.
The sereen changes to the System Links screen and automatically begins running the self diagnostic. See the System Links section for more information.
NOTE: When finished troubleshooting, make sure to remove the SCS service connector.
2.
Start the vehicle, and at the disclaimer screen use the navigation display hard buttons as described below:
Make sure the battery is in good condition then press and hold the three buttons (MAP/GUIDE, MENU, and CANCEL), and keep them pressed for about 3
seconds. The display screen will go directly to the Select Diagnosis Items menu shown below.
Self-Diagnosis Mode (runs the automatic diagnosis of the navigation system)
Detail Information & Setting (allows you to manually diagnose the navigation system)
System Links
1.
Enter this screen by connecting the SCS connector or by selecting Self Diagnosis Mode from the navigation screen main menu. The message at the bottom of
the screen flashes indicating the diagnostic is running. Make sure you enter the audio anti-theft code.
NOTE:
The system cannot complete a full diagnosis unless the engine is runnig.
DTC 1501 and/or 2703 can be stored when the ignition switch is at ACCESORY (I). With the ignition switch is in ACCESORY (I), the A/C unit is turned off
and the navigation unit loses communication and stores DTCs. Therefore, there is a possibility that the system is normal even DTC 1501 and/or 2703 is
stored. Check system links with the engine running, and if it shows normal, the system is OK at this time.
2.
Rotate the interface dial to select the icon you want to diagnose. Push in the selector to see the details of that diagnostic function.
The System Links function runs automatically and displays a flashing message at the bottom of the screen reminding you to have the engine running for the test.
The diagnostic tests the following:
The cables connecting the navigation components shown in the block diagram.
The results from the various components shown in the block diagram.
The microphone is tested by listening to the bong sound produced by the navigation unit from the speakers when the diagnostic is started. This requires that
the audio system be operating normally.
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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  • Page 1 The microphone is tested by listening to the bong sound produced by the navigation unit from the speakers when the diagnostic is started. This requires that the audio system be operating normally. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 1 of 20...
  • Page 2 Radio Result of Result of Executing (Not ''Connection'' ''Connection'' completed) under the ''Radio'' under the ''Radio'' diagnosis menu is diagnosis menu is Result of Result of Executing (Not American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 2 of 20...
  • Page 3 ''Hard key'' menu. detected under pressed but not ''Hard key'' menu. detected under ''Hard key'' menu, or exit from ''Hard key'' menu without the button not detected. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 3 of 20...
  • Page 4 The illumination input from the gauge brightness control provides back lighting for the buttons surrounding the screen. These screens allow you to troubleshoot the display unit. Select the item you want to troubleshoot, and follow the diagnostic instructions. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 4 of 20...
  • Page 5 This screen diagnoses problems with contrast. You should be able to see the changes from bar to bar across the scale. It is normal for the two bars on either side to appear the same. If you can't see changes from bar to bar, replace the navigation unit. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 5 of 20...
  • Page 6 This allows you to center the navigation display. Use the joystick to move the picture up/down or left/right. It is unlikely that you will ever need to adjust the monitor position. The Default button will reset the display position to factory specifications. Unit Check (Quick Check) American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 6 of 20...
  • Page 7 If NG is indicated, check for loose audio unit connectors. NOTE: If the XM link was displayed red, but the radio link was displayed green in the navigation system link, refer to audio system symptom troubleshooting. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 7 of 20...
  • Page 8 Selecting this will clear the customer's settings, personal information, GPS orbital data, and anything else stored in memory. Rear Camera (Optional) If the optional rear view camera is connected, it will be displayed as OK. It displays OFF when the optional rear view camera is not connected. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 8 of 20...
  • Page 9 To complete the test, touch each button on the vehicle's control panel, and move the interface dial to each indicated position. As each function is tested, the corresponding button on the display should highlight. To exit, push in and hold the selector knob. NOTE: You cannot use the onscreen return button to exit this function American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 9 of 20...
  • Page 10 This diagnostic tests the climate bus connection (AC-SI and AC-SO) between the navigatiion unit and climate control unit. Make sure the engine is running for this test. This checks the 4 wire communication bus between the HFL and the navigation control unit. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 10 of 20...
  • Page 11: Functional Setup

    Export. Export and Import saves the customer's data to the PC card, and Import moves the PC card files to the new core. See the FAQs below for information regarding PC cards, and the use of this function. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 11 of 20...
  • Page 12: Demo Mode

    Turning this feature on, allows the navigation system to automatically follow a route to a destination when the vehicle is stationary. The Speed changes the speed of the demo mode. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 12 of 20...
  • Page 13: Mic Level

    PCM and the navigation unit for the trip computer cooling fan function. The F-CAN network uses a communication protocol that transmits data at 500 Kbps. If the diagnostic screen below reads NG with the ignition switch ON (II), then diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) for the F-CAN can be retrieved with the HDS (Honda Diagnostic System).
  • Page 14 GPS icon is white or not shown troubleshooting. The satellite ID number The status: 0 = cannot view or searching, 2 = If all 0, then, follow GPS icon is white or not acquiring shown troubleshooting. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 14 of 20...
  • Page 15 The settings CCW Cal Factor, CW Cal Factor, and Set are for factory use only. THIS SHOULD NEVER BE ADJUSTED. For detailed analysis of the yaw rate select tuning. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 15 of 20...
  • Page 16: Car Status

    The Back signal is used by the navigation unit to allow the map screen to show the VP moving backwards when in reverse. This signal is needed because the Speed Pulse has no direction indication. IGNITION-Ignition Switch Position Indication (Pin 1 or 2 of A-connector) Detects if the engine is running is running using information provided over the F-CAN bus. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 16 of 20...
  • Page 17 Model: For this model, the field should begin with TAO. Download: Do not touch, unless instructed by the factory. Check any official Honda service website for more service information about navigation DVDs. There are two navigation DVDs produced for this model.
  • Page 18 If you do not delete the file after use, over time the PC card will accumulate two files for each version of the Honda navigation equipped models. What format should be used if the card...
  • Page 19: Error Message Table

    Make sure you are using an official Honda navigation DVD (white in color). The system cannot read other mapping databases or video DVDs. If the problem persists, see your dealer. Check any official Honda service website for more service information about the navigation system.
  • Page 20 No alternate route method was found. The original route method will be be guided. used. This destination cannot be found in The destination was not found in the database. Try another destination database. nearby, or select the destination with the interface dial. American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Page 20 of 20...

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