Updating lexus navigation
Lexus will not allow navigation or phone use while the car is in motion and has gone so far as to disrupt aftermarket overrides when customers purchase software updates. These customers, who represent well over 0 Million worth of vehicles, are not satisfied.
At Lexus, legal covering one's derrier still trumps customer satisfaction. Many will not buy another Lexus and nearly all would not pay for such a poor Nav system.
It affects cars equipped with Lexus' Enform system with navigation.
Lexus social media channels have been flooded by frustrated owners, but the company has been unable to give any estimates for when the problem will be resolved.
As upgraded systems bring cars closer to other connected devices, it's inevitable that they suffer from some similar issues.
Today many Lexus owners were afflicted by a problem that saw their head units stuck in some kind of reboot loop.
Derik Gutowski posted a video of the sequence on You Tube, showing it start to boot before showing a purple screen and then beginning the cycle again.
On a Lexus owner's forum, posters suggest (as apparently directed by dealers) pulling the battery cable for ten minutes, which forces a manual reset and gets things working again.
Over-the-software (OTA) updates have become increasingly popular, thanks largely to Tesla's use of the technology to wirelessly fix bugs and add new features to its all-electric vehicles.King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.