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Anyone else experiencing three annoying and loud beeps when you get closer to your home address? I believe it occurs when I am 1000 feet from home and it beeps precisely three times. It happens pretty much every single time - when I have music on or I am on the phone (bluetooth) or the nav is switched off.

Any tips on how to turn this "feature" off?
 

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Anyone else experiencing three annoying and loud beeps when you get closer to your home address? I believe it occurs when I am 1000 feet from home and it beeps precisely three times. It happens pretty much every single time - when I have music on or I am on the phone (bluetooth) or the nav is switched off.

Any tips on how to turn this "feature" off?
Welcome to the Forum! I see you made your first post.

Congratulation on getting a TLX. What version did you get and what color choices did you go with?

I seem to remember that you could set NAV to alert you when you arrived at a destination or POI, but I thought that was only while in a routing session. I didn't activate it and forgot all about it, if I ever knew more. Maybe someone else can chime in.
 

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Wow i am not getting these beeps at all...did you change some default setting i wonder?

Are you getting a pop up screen as well?
 

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The answer may be on page 40/41 of the Nav system manual. When you enter an address to your address book, you have the option of adding an Alert ("Beep") to let you know when you are getting close to the entry (I cannot think of why anyone would want this). The factory setting is "Off". Perhaps you or your dealer accidentally set this to "On" when you put your home address in. I suggest that you try editing your home address to turn the alert off. Let us know if that stops the beeping for you.
 

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Pretty hilarious that it beeps to let you know when you are close to home. As if you don't know when you are getting close to your own house.
 

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Mine does not beep when it gets close to "home". But if it did it would not beep near my house. Based on advice from the Acura Tech guy I put a near-by fire house as my "home address". Reasoning was: If someone steals your car they can find your house and probably open the garage door with your homelink button.
 

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Good point, and i have thought about it as well.

Does your ownership and insurance forms, normally kept in the glove box, have the same info?

And i wonder how Stealable a modern car is?
 

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The registration does have the address, as does the insurance papers, so I guess that precaution is pretty useless. Maybe you can make it difficult by locking the glove box.

I guess that the cars must still be steal-able since one of the sales points of the AcurLink "Connect" package is "stolen vehicle recovery":) But I think that professional thieves can pretty well circumvent that by leaving the car where there is no cell coverage.
 

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Yeah i have tp agree. If someone wants it bad enough, its gone. Although i am told its usually for parts, not the whole vehicle.

To your point: the homelink makes it easy to get into the house, as opposed simply having an address.

Time to watch Gone in 60 Seconds again?
 
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Mine does not beep when it gets close to "home". But if it did it would not beep near my house. Based on advice from the Acura Tech guy I put a near-by fire house as my "home address". Reasoning was: If someone steals your car they can find your house and probably open the garage door with your homelink button.

I'm not sure if the TLX has this feature but my current Honda can be set up so that you have to enter a 4 digit PIN when you select "home" as your destination. I keep my insurance and registration in my wallet. Maybe too paranoid on my part but some piece of mind that I'm not going to find someone in my house if the car does get stolen.
 

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That Beep Is Really Annoying

I hate that beep when I approach my home, I've gone to the extreme of deleting the home entry. I have no entry named Home in my address book. The only think I cna think of is that when the computer in the car starts, it logs on to AcuraLink the Second Generation server and my home address is transmitted back to the car.

Does anyone know how to suppress that darned beep???
 

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like others have stated on here. sounds like settings have been changed. go through your nav settings through the menu and see what destination settings are set at. let me know if you need further help. as mine does not beep and I do have my home stored in the system.
 

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I've done the following:
1-Renamed the home entry
2-Removed Home PIN
3-Removed Home entry from NAV address book

The computer still raised an alert on the NAV screen and beeped when I approached my home. There are two other entries in the book besides the renamed entry (and by the way, the screen alert came up as Home - not the renamed entry) and I was able to turn off the alert for those two entries. The only thing that I can think of, is that when the computer starts and logs on to AcuraLink Connect, the home address gets set even though the entry is empty in the address book. However, the AcuraLink support line folks had no idea. I know where I live, I don't need my car telling me that I'm close. It's annoying to the point where my wife is about ready to stop going in the car with me - and that will require me to drive her Lexus - alas!!!!

Any thoughts?? Any clues?? Moderator??

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And, for whatever it's worth, this one is my 7th Acura since Honda release the marque in 1986 - 2 Legends; 4 TLs; and now this shiny new (Bellanova White Pearl/Ebony interior) TLX Advanced.
 

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What alert do you get on the NAV screen when you get close to home? Could it be that there are more than one entry for home (I.e driver 1 and driver 2)? Maybe you just cleared the one for driver one....although I wouldn't expect it to beep if the other driver isn't the active driver. Another option might be that you've got an entry in your previous addresses close to your home that you've set to alert you when you're close. Maybe try deleting your previous history.

The only other thing I can think of is doing the factory reset to erase all settings. You'd be starting from fresh.
 

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Andre12 -

What a great suggestion, I will check that today using the other key fob. The home entry just may be in there on Driver 2 and be alerting because the computer ain't stupid.

Stay tuned.
 

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I just checked the NAV manual and it also states that any entry in your address book can be set to have an alert when you get close to that address. Could it be you have an entry in your address book close to your house? If so I'm guessing you have an alert set. Another thing to check.
 

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Andre12

I took key 2 out to the car and sure enough in the Driver 2 NAV Address Book, there was home with Alert turned on. I turned off alert and took the car out for a quick test and no alert when approaching the home location.

Time did not permit me to put the home address back into the Driver 1 NAV Address Book. I'll do that later today ,making sure to turn off the alert and test it out.

Thanks for the responses and stay tuned!!!!
 
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