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Old 11-20-2018, 01:43 AM
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Dynamic mode does not change in the infotainment sytem

Has anyone experienced this glitch where the dynamic mode did not change in the infotainment while driving? When changed it says ‘drive mode is unavailable’.

if so what did you do about it and what did the dealer tell you? Any advice?

I have a 2019 Tech with 1200km.

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Old 11-20-2018, 10:31 AM
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Yes. I've also experienced this on my '17 Civic Si and '18 Accord.

The RDX's Owner's Manual says:
"Dynamic Mode Change Unavailable
Appears if the dynamic mode cannot be changed due to certain situations, such as a system error or adverse driving conditions."

Generally, you'll see this message appear under certain driving conditions where a sudden change in the vehicle's dynamics (steering, braking, acceleration, suspension) could upset the chassis leading to a loss of control.
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any updates on this? I just had this pop up today... couldn't change the dynamic mode.. and also the Nav screen changing from day to night, and back, every 30 seconds for a brief moment. Full daylight out. Sometimes with a message saying dynamic mode change not available.

weather cold, clear, but not unusual... maybe 18 degrees f?
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drive mode change not available

Just had drive mode change not available pop up several times also experienced the Nav screen bouncing back and forth between day and night several times. Less than 500 miles. Temperature about 36 at sunset.
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Just had drive mode change not available pop up several times also experienced the Nav screen bouncing back and forth between day and night several times. Less than 500 miles. Temperature about 36 at sunset.
Yes, a few of us have seen the same thing. This only happened to me once in late December 2018 after the software update to 1.0.7. It happened while driving and does not appear to relate to temperature and time of the day.
For me,. stopping the car, get out, lock the car, and came back to start it after about 20 minutes fixes it.
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Yes, a few of us have seen the same thing. This only happened to me once in late December 2018 after the software update to 1.0.7. It happened while driving and does not appear to relate to temperature and time of the day.
For me,. stopping the car, get out, lock the car, and came back to start it after about 20 minutes fixes it.
It's pretty sad when people have to reboot their cars to get them to work again. I feel like we've regressed to Windows 3.1.
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It's pretty sad when people have to reboot their cars to get them to work again. I feel like we've regressed to Windows 3.1.
try emptying your recycle bin.
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Or run chkdsk to find lost clusters, then defrag. Do it from the command line.
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Check your config.sys and autoexec.bat...
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Drive mode actually still changes, but no picture

This happened to me about a month ago. It was just a normal clear day and there were no other warning lights--go figure. What was interesting that the drive mode actually DOES change, but you don't get the fancy picture in the infotainment display. You'll see the new drive mode reflected at the bottom of the instrument panel. The next time I started the engine, the problem went away. There are some other threads here on this.
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It's pretty sad when people have to reboot their cars to get them to work again. I feel like we've regressed to Windows 3.1.
And software is probably not even the weakest link in the chain. With everything being drive by wire, your only physical connection to the car is the steering and the brakes, and even with those, just barely. There are so many motors, controls, servos, synchros, solenoids, linear actuators, rotary actuators, sensors, feedback loading, etc. I know the components have gotten much more reliable over the past 20-30 years or so but it's still surprising, something doesn't break every day. Especially considering the environmental extremes everything is subject to.
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