Card Read Error on GL1800


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ksdalet
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Card Read Error on GL1800

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I have a 2010 GL1800 Lehman Monarch II that new came with heated seat & grips, radio & Sirius XM, XM NavTraffic, XM NavWeather, comm system, CB, Garmin in dash. I added some show lights. It has 52645 miles on it.
I keep it serviced by a Honda mechanic and have not had any problems other than a front wheel bearing going out and the drive shaft going bad. In the last year I have had a Card Read Error show up when starting it. It is intermittent. Sometimes I can ride several times without out an error and other times when it happens I need to restart a few times for it to clear.
I can ride it with the Card Read Error showing, however I cannot read anything on the dash display. I cannot change the radio, CB, or Comm when it happens. All the lights and turn/brake lights do work.
I have removed the update card and replaced it but that did not help. Any ideas what might be causing this and how to correct it?
Thank you for your attention and I look forward to your response.
ksdalet in Kansas



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Re: Card Read Error on GL1800

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When you say restart do you mean cycling the ignition switch? There is a reset switch on my 06 nav unit in the trunk. I'm guessing your 12 has one as well.

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Re: Card Read Error on GL1800

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Yes, the switch. I wasn't familiar with the reset button. I will check that out also. thanx

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Re: Card Read Error on GL1800

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ksdalet wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:46 pm
Yes, the switch. I wasn't familiar with the reset button. I will check that out also. thanx
from my 06 manual...
You can try rebooting the system by disconnecting/reconnecting the battey - terminal.
But if you've had the batt disconnect since this problem started. We know that wont work.
Try this.........





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