AVIC-Z1 Freezing at Pioneer Load Up Screen!
Posted 06 August 2006 - 02:05 PM
Posted 07 August 2006 - 03:26 PM
This kinda sounds like a hdd issue....which is weird because I've now heard of two factory hdd's going bad...and both of them were from units bought from unauthorized dealers. It has me wondering where they got their units from.
Posted 10 August 2006 - 12:36 AM
Posted 22 August 2006 - 03:47 PM
Posted 23 August 2006 - 04:51 PM
I had the same issue. I think I finally found the root cause. The hot weather. Someone else posted on here with the same problem and it clearly states in the owners manual the operating temps of the unit. Sure enough, a hot summer day in Kansas, with a black interior, the temps rose above the max temp allowed, and the Z1 got stuck on the Pioneer splash screen. Sometimes a reset worked after the car cooled down a little. Don't worry about the warranty, just give Pioneer the name of the local authorized Pioneer dealership (they won't know the difference if you tell them you got the Z1 as a gift there and you don't have the receipt). Worked for me when I called them on an unrelated issue.
so how the heck do i get it to go away?!
Posted 24 August 2006 - 05:09 PM
Posted 24 August 2006 - 05:21 PM
Posted 24 August 2006 - 05:22 PM
At least this way on cooler days you could put a switch in line with the fan and only power it when you need it.
Posted 07 September 2006 - 02:29 AM
Posted 11 September 2006 - 08:09 PM
I have only had the system installed for a few months.
Actually, come to think of it, I can use the "SOURCE" button on the remote to access the music on the HDD... so it CAN'T be a HDD issue, right? Any other thoughts?
Posted 12 September 2006 - 12:11 AM
I thought it was related to the bypass and just sent them a tech support email, but I guess maybe it wasn't related to that at all
I would think that pioneer would have some way to work on this as I have never heard of this being a problem with any other head unit until the z1
Posted 12 September 2006 - 12:17 AM
Posted 22 September 2006 - 09:37 AM
Posted 22 September 2006 - 10:13 AM
Posted 28 September 2006 - 11:13 PM
Anyone got an update on this yet or solved the problem, I am getting the same damn problem and its really pissing me off..nearly everyday its happening
I am in Florida too and my car gets really hot! I gotta solve this problem somehow!
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