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My wife’s 2007 pilot EXL with Nav, and it’s been a LONG time since I’ve had to touch the clock, and we just noticed that the clock is 1 hour ahead, as if we didn’t “fall back” for daylight savings time. It took us a while to remember that the clock setting is in the Nav we never use (because it no longer updates our location reliably, and we didn’t really use it in the first place). The backup camera is nice, and Thank God that still works.

But I feel now that if we want our radio clock to display the correct time, we will probably have to replace the radio with an aftermarket. Hopefully our problem will go away in March when we “spring forward”.

In any case, since misery loves company, I’m glad to see I’m not alone on this issue.

When we try to change the time via the Nav, it also says it’s Jan 2002, and changing the hour or minute from 12:00 only holds for a second before it switches back to 12:00, all-the-while the radio clock says 8:55 when it’s actually 7:55.

I could have it worse. I could have had navigation in my ridgeline too.
 

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Issue will resolve itself in 7-8 months. Interesting. Sounds like someone just wants someone to stop riding his ass for a few weeks while he can figure out how to solve the problem. I find it very hard to believe that this issue will resolve itself in August. 7-8 months should also give the attorneys time to figure out their stance on the issue. Maybe blame it on the pandemic and claim it was affected by coronavirus and couldn’t do its job well while wearing a mask.

Has this issue caused any hardships on anyone yet?
 

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Hardship? Like no other way to know what year it is? C’mon.
To make a sincere effort to quantify the “hardship” experienced by some people:

1) I wasted an hour of my life RTFM and trying to figure out why the clock on my wife’s pilot would not update. We don’t use the Nav, but must adjust the radio time via the Nav. We also discovered that there’s no apparent way to turn off obtaining time from the Nav. It’s just broke.

How many owners lost an hour of their life? Should Honda have made an effort to contact the owners of the vehicles before we all waste this time? Perhaps we are distracted driving bc we are trying to figure out the clock issues while driving. I agree it’s not a safety issue, but I do think Honda should have done a better job sending out a notice to owners about this issue. I should t have to google. Honda would save customer, employee, and dealer time if they just get ahead of the issue and make sure it is well communicated. Not doing so is a type of negligence and apathy for all the people listed above.

2) How many people are just going to be late for something or just mess up the time or something in their life as a result of their clock being off an hour or whatever? The lack of communication mentioned above could result in real-life issues for people. It might sound stupid, but how much does your spouse flip out on you when you are an hour late for something. Just one time, and for some people it could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back and causes a divorce or some other very expensive tragedy in someone’s life.

Ok, the above are both a stretch, but WTF did I need to learn about this in an online car forum, and not a notice send to me, someone with my vehicle registered with the dealer that contacts me about Takata airbag issues? Just because the clock isn’t going blow up in my family members face and maim or kill us doesn’t mean that it’s not worth sending a friggin email or text message. “We are sorry to report there’s an issue with the Nav clock on all Honda _.” Would that be so hard for Honda to even try to do?

Bad PR. That’s what this comes down to. And Brands are all about PR. This will result in pure crap for Honda’s elite brands, vehicles (Acura) and electronic features on their vehicles. Honda lawnmower engines rule. Their navigation sucks. Our Nav system has been broken for years. I’m so glad I opted to skip that one feature on my 2006 RTL w sunroof, top of the line with the exception of Nav. Now I do wish I had a backup camera, and am glad the used Pilot we bought has the Nav for the backup camera. I do wish my ridgeline had a backup camera, and attribute my rear bumper looking like absolute crap to not having a backup camera. I’ve got no excuse for all the dents on the passengers side of my truck though. I guess I don’t use my passenger mirror enough.
 

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It, most likely, caught them off-guard as well. The time, energy and money it may take to fix this issue may be a non-starter. Most manufacturers have far greater issues to deal with than a clock telling the incorrect time because of a GPS related issue. I am not trying to make up excuses for Honda. However, I am sure the clock is not at the top of their priority list.
Totally agree. And since the system is antiquated and requires map updates via CD/DVD (also obsolete), is there any wonder that the system is having issues that are not worth fixing?
 

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And any owner who has owned their Gen1 ridgeline since new probably didn’t opt for the Nav system. On the one hand, I wish I’d opted for it just for the backup camera. On the other hand, I’m glad I didn’t opt for it because (other than the backup camera), I think it’s a stupid option. The backup camera on my wife’s 2007 pilot is nice. Glad that still works! We can deal with the clock being off an hour. It will be interesting to see in March what happens with Daylight savings time.
 

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In the 2007 pilot exl w/Nav this morning, I said, “It’s 8:48. You boys have 2 minutes to get inside the school.“. The kids said to me, “Dad, it 7:48.” Not a big deal, but the clock makes me sound like an idiot I guess.

I will be interested to see what happens Daylight savings time, if the clock changes itself or becomes correct. I’d love the latter.
 

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People tend to forget that when this technology was developed this is what more than 90% of people were watching TV on...

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....we were still recording shows on VCR's or on TIVo's. DVD's were the format for rental and Blu Ray didn't exist.
VCR's are dead and gone. TIVo was replaced by recording options by Cable company and when was the last time you saw a DVD or Blu Ray store that rented either, except for Porn Shop rentals?
I still use two TiVo boxes. Both have lifetime subscriptions and cable cards from Comcast. They say they are going to stop supporting them, but that’s probably when I will stop supporting Comcast.
 
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