Service Secret Menu Pioneer Avic N4
Posted 16 June 2008 - 10:14 AM
1. RESET and EJECT buttons simultaneously.
2. Release RESET button only.
3. When “please push reset button” is displayed, release EJECT button.
4. Enter the password: 8 1 8 3 7 2 0 8
Posted 05 August 2008 - 08:01 AM
BTW, if you press UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A B A Select Start,
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Posted 19 August 2008 - 10:56 PM
It reset all of the unit's settings back to default (no big deal for me) so be careful if you have your N4 setup "just right".
It looks like you can do a lot of damage in there. You can flash your system's memory, clear nav memory and test sensors and inputs.
Posted 24 August 2008 - 06:10 AM
Posted 27 August 2008 - 02:14 AM
you can also recalibrate the touchscreen. over the course of three years, the screen on my d1 became way out of whack. pioneer wanted $200 to send it in to get fixed, and it took 10 mins to do myself with the service menu.
also, if you download or update to a newer map dvd, and for some reason have a problem that you want to go back to the original software that came with the unit, putting in an older disk will give you an error message and nothing will happen (putting in a newer disk automatically starts the system update, but it's not backwards-compatible.) the service menu lets you insert a dvd and install that software, no matter what version.
so yes, not knowing what you're doing can cause lots of trouble, but knowing what you're doing can also save you $200.
Posted 02 September 2008 - 03:17 PM
How do you enter the password? Do you have to have a remote for this?
Posted 14 September 2008 - 01:24 AM
Sorry I didn't mention that.
Posted 28 November 2008 - 06:34 AM
Anybody know how you can access the menu without a remote?
Posted 04 December 2008 - 07:58 AM
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