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I can't believe I just paid for a $55,000 vehicle where I can't access certain options on the navigation screen while the car is in motion that I can access on my $100.00 garmin portable.
I have looked a little around the internet for a way around this disabling feature but it seems cutting into the vehicle's wiring is the only way to bypass this safety nazi feature. Does anyone know a better fix for this annoyance.
 

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i dont think anybody figured out a work around yet. I'm sure if you have a car stereo shop you trust they can bypass it for you. i was annoyed that it did not let me store my current location as a favorite. whats the point of "where am i" if you cant save the location.
 

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In my Armada, you simply wired in a switch that would disable the speed sensor wire if you wanted full access to the Nav features while driving...I mean if you wanted your passenger to :rolleyes:

It's well documented if you search for it. I'm not 100% sure it would work for the JX, but someone has to be the first to try. The other work-around for several of the features is to use the voice commands. There are many more options available to you that way.
 

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^Is this ur first vehicle with a fact. navi.? All fact. navi. come this way by law. Look up KPR or something for a bypass chip/kit.
 

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Audi's let you bypass by agreeing that you should not enter addy's while driving. Simple way to relieve the manufacturer of liability. Good news is the voice commands are WAY better now than how they were in my 2006 Infiniti M45. They system couldn't recognize anything. The new Infiniti system recognizes voice commands very well.
 

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I find the voice command entry method too cumbersome.
My old Tomtom has a better way. You just say out the entire destination address including house number, street, city and state and then does a confirmation.
Unlike the JX where you will reach your destination by the time you make it understand where you want to go.
 

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^Is this ur first vehicle with a fact. navi.? All fact. navi. come this way by law. Look up KPR or something for a bypass chip/kit.
This is my first car with Navigation built in. Very annoyed by how poor it performs compared to my portable Garmin. It has a hard time with estimated time of arrival and it does not show the ETA other than how much time is left. The voice commands are just OK but with only 5 choices of which none are where you want, it is a pain sometimes. What does work well is calling infiniti connection and having a live person download a destination you ask for. This is very cool if you don't mind talking to a REAL person.

I plan to bypass the safety on the nav. system eventually. When I do, I will post instructions. Just wish there was a software fix. I hate cutting into wires in a brand new car.
 

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In my Armada, you simply wired in a switch that would disable the speed sensor wire if you wanted full access to the Nav features while driving...I mean if you wanted your passenger to :rolleyes:

It's well documented if you search for it. I'm not 100% sure it would work for the JX, but someone has to be the first to try. The other work-around for several of the features is to use the voice commands. There are many more options available to you that way.
I wired in a switch for my 2003 G35 Coupe to bypass the navi lockout during driving, but the seamless way then was the existing switch in the glove compartment. It worked, but you had to open the glove compartment, do your navi programming, then flick the switch and close the glove compartment again. That turned out to be kind of a pain, as did the waiting around for the navi system to recalibrate. The Navi system thinks you are stopped while you are programming, so when you go live again, your location is a mile or so back. Sometimes it took 2-3 minutes to retrack itself to the satellites up in the sky!

I will not be doing this to the JX because you can use voice recognition to program by address while driving and Infiniti Connection to download the location to your car if you only know the name of the place or just the category you want.
 

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This is my first car with Navigation built in. Very annoyed by how poor it performs compared to my portable Garmin. It has a hard time with estimated time of arrival and it does not show the ETA other than how much time is left. The voice commands are just OK but with only 5 choices of which none are where you want, it is a pain sometimes. What does work well is calling infiniti connection and having a live person download a destination you ask for. This is very cool if you don't mind talking to a REAL person.

I plan to bypass the safety on the nav. system eventually. When I do, I will post instructions. Just wish there was a software fix. I hate cutting into wires in a brand new car.
Can't wait to hear how that goes. FYI, on our road trip we figured out that no matter what your avg speed, your current speed, or anything else, the navi shows ETA based on miles remaining divided by 55 MPH! No joke...try it out. I've looked everywhere, and that assumption does not appear to be adjustable.
 

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Can't wait to hear how that goes. FYI, on our road trip we figured out that no matter what your avg speed, your current speed, or anything else, the navi shows ETA based on miles remaining divided by 55 MPH! No joke...try it out. I've looked everywhere, and that assumption does not appear to be adjustable.
I don't think any gps will base destination time on the vehicle speed...otherwise it would constantly change and even go to "never" when you're stopped
 

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Most navis use the speed limit depending where you are to determine the arrival time. It doesn't want to liable for telling you to go 75 in a 55 zone.
 

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The Navigation in the JX actually change the estimated time of remaining, may not be every seconds, but it is adjusting. When I was using it, it always shows I've 0 min left when I'm very near the destination.
 

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I can't believe I just paid for a $55,000 vehicle where I can't access certain options on the navigation screen while the car is in motion that I can access on my $100.00 garmin portable.
I have looked a little around the internet for a way around this disabling feature but it seems cutting into the vehicle's wiring is the only way to bypass this safety nazi feature. Does anyone know a better fix for this annoyance.
We have a plug and play solution for many Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. I know that technically we have a solution for the JX but haven't had access to a JX to put the instructions together on how to get to the relevant connector on the AV unit. I haven't posting our company name because I don't want to break any forum rules, but please PM me if you are interested.
 

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The estimated time of arrival is computed based on the type of streets for the route. You can set the average speed that is used for calculating this ETA. Look in the settings and there are 4 types of streets (highways, residential, city etc) roads that all have independent speeds.

I like the navi quite a bit. I wish I could enter the exact place while the car is moving, but as far as routing etc it is great.
 

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The estimated time of arrival is computed based on the type of streets for the route. You can set the average speed that is used for calculating this ETA. Look in the settings and there are 4 types of streets (highways, residential, city etc) roads that all have independent speeds.

I like the navi quite a bit. I wish I could enter the exact place while the car is moving, but as far as routing etc it is great.
That is what these bypass kits allow (among other things):
You temporarily override/bypass the restriction with the use of the remote (which can be paired with the homelink buttons on the mirror if you prefer)
Do what you need to do without the restrictions
And then turn the bypass off and back to normal

I would post a link to our site which show other cars like the FX35 working but not sure if that is permitted.
 

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Just post...if it gets remove then oh wells.

That is what these bypass kits allow (among other things):
You temporarily override/bypass the restriction with the use of the remote (which can be paired with the homelink buttons on the mirror if you prefer)
Do what you need to do without the restrictions
And then turn the bypass off and back to normal

I would post a link to our site which show other cars like the FX35 working but not sure if that is permitted.
 

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Just post...if it gets remove then oh wells.
I couldn't see anything in the rules saying I couldn't so here goes
http://www.carkitcompany.com/

Look at the FX 2010+ Nav kit because that is the closest to the JX. On inspection of the wiring diagrams the FX and JX are almost identical. There are two extra pins occupied with the JX but we can easily allow for that with a JX kit.
 

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I couldn't see anything in the rules saying I couldn't so here goes
http://www.carkitcompany.com/

Look at the FX 2010+ Nav kit because that is the closest to the JX. On inspection of the wiring diagrams the FX and JX are almost identical. There are two extra pins occupied with the JX but we can easily allow for that with a JX kit.
I already posted your link in another thread as well (the next modification thread)

http://www.carkitcompany.com/infiniti-fx35/remote-bypass-kit-2010-12
 
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