Acura ILX 2013 Navigation Manual
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The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd., reserves the right,
however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation.
The GPS antenna is located in the dashboard. Metallic front or side window tinting can seriously degrade or obstruct GPS reception.
Signal noise from devices such as radar detectors, vehicle tracking devices, remote starters, and additional amplifiers can disrupt the navigation system. If you
install any such item, install it away from the navigation display and antenna.
Important Safety Information
Avoid focusing on the screen or manually operating the system controls while driving.
Enter information before you begin driving or when stopped. As you drive, listen to the audible instructions and use voice commands when possible. Pull to the
side of the road if you need more time to look at the screen or operate the controls.
Route guidance may conflict with street closures, road construction, detours, and out-of-date map data.
The system itself may also have limitations. Verify route information by carefully observing roads, signs, and signals. Always use your own judgement and obey
This vehicle’s navigation display, if so equipped, includes mercury-containing components. Upon removal, please reuse, recycle, or dispose of as hazardous waste.
Clean the screen with a soft, damp cloth. You may use a mild cleaner intended for use on navigation screens.
Using the navigation system while driving can take your
attention away from the road, causing a crash in which you
could be seriously injured or killed.
Only operate system controls when the conditions permit you
to safely do so.
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2System Setup P. 19Start-up 20 Voice Control System 22 Interface Settings 24 Personal Information 36
Music Search Setup 44 Routing & Guidance 48 Clock Adjustment 55 Vehicle 57
Data Reset 602Navigation P. 63Entering a Destination 64 Calculating the Route 87 Driving to Your Destination 90 Map Menu 95
Changing Your Route 110 Changing Your Destination 117 Resuming Your Trip 1212Audio P. 123Audio System 124 Playing FM/AM Radio 126 Playing XM® Radio 130 Playing a Disc 133
Playing Hard Disc Drive (HDD)
Audio 137Playing an iPod® 147 Searching for Music Using
Song By Voice™ (SBV) 151Playing a USB Flash Drive 152
Audio 156Adjusting the Sound 158 Audio Remote Controls 1592Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® P. 161Bluetooth®
HandsFreeLink® 162Pairing a Phone 164 Setting Up Speed Dialing 169 Editing User Name and
Phone Setup 172 Making a Call 174 Receiving a Call 177 HFL Menus 178
Text Messages 1812Other Features P. 183Calendar 184 Calculator 186 Information Functions 188 Multi-View Rear Camera 1922Troubleshooting P. 193Troubleshooting 194 Error Messages 2002Reference Information P. 205System Initialisation 206 System Limitations 208 Client Assistance 210 Legal Information 2122Voice Commands P. 217Voice Commands 218
Quick Reference Guide
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Quick Reference Guide2
Overview—Functions at a GlanceNavigationYou can select any place/landmark as a destination by using voice control or the Interface Dial. The navigation system gives you turn-by-turn
driving directions to your destination.
Store home addresses
2 home addresses.
Store up to
contacts in address book.
Select your destination using
Set route preferences and select one of
Follow your route in real-time with voice guidance.Avoid certain areas
Set streets and areas to detour around.Add waypoints
Add up to
4 “pit stops” along your route.
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Other FeaturesMulti-View Rear Camera
Helps you check for obstacles around the rear of your vehicle on the navigation screen when reversing.AudioThe advanced audio system provides clear, well-defined sound and makes the most of your music.
Enjoy listening to a variety of audio sources, such as:
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4Quick Reference Guide
VOL 9 (Volume/Power)
8 (Sound) Button (P158)
E (Eject) Button
MAP/GUIDE Button (P100)
a (Display Mode)
DEST/ROUTE Button (P64)
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MODE Button (P159)
K (Back) Button
d (Talk) Button
j (Hang-Up) Button
h (Pick-Up) Button
Voice Control OperationaPress and release the d (Talk) button.
A helpful prompt asks what you
would like to do. Press and release the
d (Talk) button again to bypass this
The icon is displayed and the
system beeps when ready for a
command. Press the K (Back) button
Available voice commands are
highlighted on the screen.d (Talk Button)
The audio system is muted during voice
Carefully read the usage note for the voice
control. Voice Control System
Voice HelpThis navigation system comes with voice
help information, which tells you how to
use the voice command functions.
Go to Voice Info for tips when using the
voice command functions.bSay a voice command.
Voice Comand Index (P217)aPress the INFO button.bRotate i to select Voice Info.
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Audio SystemYou can play music from a wide array of media sources. You can also control the audio system using voice commands.Basic Operation
Audio ButtonsaPress the VOL 9
to turn the audio
system on or off.
bSelect the audio source.
cRotate the VOL 9
knob to adjust the
Displays track title, artist, and other text
information, if available.
Bass, treble, and balance settings.
1 to 6
Preset stations (FM/AM) and channels (XM).
Finds stations with strong signal (FM/AM).
Skip to start/end of tracks, or press and hold
to fast reverse/forward (Disc).
Plays 10-second sample of each station (FM/
AM), channel (XM), or track (Disc).
Press again to play the current selection. TUNE
Tunes to next frequency
(FM/AM) or channel (XM).
Selects next category (XM) or next
folder (WMA, MP3, AAC).A. SEL
Scans and automatically stores the strongest
FM/AM station in each preset.
Loading a DiscaPress the DISC button.bInsert a disc into the disc slot.
The disc automatically starts playing.cPress the AUDIO button to display
the audio screen.
Select an audio source (e.g., FM/AM)
to stop the disc.
Press the E (Eject) button to remove
the disc. If you eject but do not
remove the disc, the disc
automatically reloads after a few
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Audio Control DisplayPress the AUDIO button to display the audio system on the navigation screen.FM/AM Radio
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Interface Dial/ENTER Button Operation
You will see these icons in each chapter.
They represent how you can operate the Interface Dial.
Changes scaleMap screensHighlights menu optionsMenu screens
Rotate dialPress ENTER
Move up Move left Move down Move rightScrolls map
(8 directions)Map screens
Selects map iconMap screens
Selects highlighted optionMenu screens
Rotate dial iPress ENTER u
e up r down w left y right
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How to Enter InformationYou can enter information (e.g., city names, street names, personal names, and business names comprising letters, numbers, and symbols)
when prompted on input screens by two different methods.Using Voice ControlWhen you see d in this manual, voice commands are available for
zSay the letter, number, or symbol (e.g., say d “A”).
zUse spelling assist (e.g., say d “Alpha” to enter the letter “A” or
d “Hyphen” to enter a hyphen).
zThe system beeps if you say an unavailable (grayed out) letter or
zIf a voice command is not recognized, a list is displayed with
possible options.On list screens: zSay the number of the list item (e.g., say d “Five” to select item
zSay d “Up” or d “Previous” to scroll up one page.
zSay d “Down” or d “Next” to scroll down one page.
Using the Interface DialRotate i to highlight a character.
The # (pound symbol) or @ (at symbol) displays symbols.
zMove e to select OPTION to display accented and upper/lower
Press u to enter the highlighted character.
zMove y to select SPACE to enter a space character.
zMove w to select DELETE to remove the last entered character.On list screens:Scrolling through lists or tabs is limited while the vehicle is moving.
Certain screen functions are limited or inoperable while the vehicle
is moving. For these functions, use available voice commands or
pull over to proceed.
Number of Hits
On input search screens, the number of hits in the map database is
displayed. Move r to select LIST to display a list of possible entries.