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#1 (permalink) Old 02-08-2004, 10:06 AM
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Installed a Valentine V-1 radar/laser detector in my 2002 X5. The V-1 must be reading the NAV/GPS signals as I am getting a "hit" on the rear arrow every 30 seconds or so. Had to pop out the NAV CD to stop the false signal.
Any ideas on how to run both together successfully???

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see if moving the V1 helps

or devising some sheilding method to go between your NAV unit and V1.

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Your map cd goes into the same slot as a music cd right? Do you get the same problem with music cd's. your GPS system should be a receive only setup (and you're inundated with signals from the GPS satellites all the time anyway) so if there is a conflict it could be from EMI from the cd motor or the electronics connected with it and not from a purposeful signal out of your nav system.


Otherwise maybe the FBI's got you bugged!

That's what I'm here for; sage, yet disturbing advice.
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