Dismount navi on 2012?!


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SHAPPE
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Dismount navi on 2012?!

Post by SHAPPE » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:59 pm



Hello all

Just switched to a used GL1800 2012. I will not use the built-in navigator but continue running with my Garmin Zumo 660 that I am very happy with, but the navigator in the top box takes some space so I want to dismantle it. Tested today. Screwed away the navigator and tried to start. But nothing happened. The LCD didn´t even light upp. Just black. Is there any way to go past this built-in latch.

I hate mom Honda for here rigid way of dealing with this with GPS, updates and not being able to maneuver GPS while traveling. Had definitely bought one 2012 without a navigator and airbag if it had found here in Sweden

Hope for a solution.
Shappe



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Re: Dismount navi on 2012?!

Post by f6bjorn » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:06 pm

I would like to remove the GPS on my 2010 so I hope someone will come up with a good solution .

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Re: Dismount navi on 2012?!

Post by baumedagn » Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:35 pm

On my 2012 the GPS unit takes up such little space in the trunk I don't find it to be of any consequence. Why not just shut it off if not using it?

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Re: Dismount navi on 2012?!

Post by newday777 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:06 pm

I have not seen any writeups in the past 10 years being on 3 different wing forums to remove it. Lots of complaints yes, but nothing if anyone could remove it. Yes it is intrigual to the LCD screen to work.



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