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For any other owners of a 2010 RR:

I have a few minor issues with the audio system, and was wondering if any of your systems behave similarly (or differently)-
First, when I am on a navigation screen and change the radio station using the stering wheel controls, the station will change but there is no visual confirmation of any kind on the screen. I am wondering if I am supposed to be getting a "pop up" window on the nav screen that indicates the audio information for several seconds- this "pop up" window does seem to appear at other times.

Does anybody have an issue where, upon ignition start-up, the system will not locate the Sirius Satellite signal at all (even though you know that you are in a location where the vehicle can pick up the signal). I've had this occur several times and re-starting the vehicle seems to be the only solution.

When scrolling up or down through Sirius stations (not presets) the system will jump past a bunch of channels. If I manually enter the channel that has been skipped it will tune it in though. I know there is a "skip" feature in which you can program certain channels to be skipped, but I dont have this activated.

Also- does anybody have a problem using the easy egress feature in which the seat and steering wheel move out of the way when the ignition is turned off? My steering wheel doesn't seem to always want to return to the proper position when the ignition is turned back on. My 2000 Jaguar used to have the same problem and I'm wondering if 10 years later they are still using the same electronics for this feature.
 

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Hey howards... i too have been adapting and learning and here's some of what I have figured out...
howards said:
when I am on a navigation screen and change the radio station using the stering wheel controls, the station will change but there is no visual confirmation of any kind on the screen. I am wondering if I am supposed to be getting a "pop up" window on the nav screen that indicates the audio information for several seconds- this "pop up" window does seem to appear at other times.
This is how mine behaves as well, so I think it's safe to say this is how it is. However, in case you haven't noticed, you will get the pop-up when tuning with the hard seek buttons on the display itself.
Does anybody have an issue where, upon ignition start-up, the system will not locate the Sirius Satellite signal at all (even though you know that you are in a location where the vehicle can pick up the signal). I've had this occur several times and re-starting the vehicle seems to be the only solution.
I have not had this experience.
When scrolling up or down through Sirius stations (not presets) the system will jump past a bunch of channels. If I manually enter the channel that has been skipped it will tune it in though. I know there is a "skip" feature in which you can program certain channels to be skipped, but I dont have this activated.
This was a bit of an adjustment for me and something I find frustrating. Every Sirius tuner I own (and I have MANY), allows you to scroll up and down the channels sequentially. This radio does not allow for that. Instead, what it is doing is scrolling sequentially within a category. So if you start out on 'Classic Vinyl' and start scrolling, it will move onto all of the other channels that fall under the 'Rock' category, skipping channel numbers that are in other categories as categories are not all bunched together on sequential channels.
does anybody have a problem using the easy egress feature in which the seat and steering wheel move out of the way when the ignition is turned off? My steering wheel doesn't seem to always want to return to the proper position when the ignition is turned back on.
This has happened to me. I haven't checked, but I presume that the first two seat memory positions are tied into the two key fobs, so perhaps the behavior is related to which key the vehicle is unlocked with. I was going to investigate that this coming weekend.

I'll be bringing the 2010 for a short punch-list of items and the recall in a few weeks and will also see what I can find out, although I have found we tend to know more than the techs on some of the finer specifics of the Rover's gadgetry.
 
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I have a 2010 HSE and the audio operates the same as yours. It makes no sense and I raised hell about it to pretty much anyone that would listen to me at the dealership. There's so much missing in this vehicle that it's obvious LR was just trying to get the product out. There are gremlins in my electrical system that have it doing crazy things depending on their appetite I guess. In the 4 months I've owned it I've had it in the shop more times than in the three years I owned my last SUV which was a CHEVY!

Looks= A+
Mechanical= C
Electrical= D

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howards said:
First, when I am on a navigation screen and change the radio station using the stering wheel controls, the station will change but there is no visual confirmation of any kind on the screen. I am wondering if I am supposed to be getting a "pop up" window on the nav screen that indicates the audio information for several seconds- this "pop up" window does seem to appear at other times.
I have a 2007my and the behaviour is the same. Now just think about this....
When you use the steering controls, the cd track/radio station info is displayed on the instrument dash. When you use the knobs on the unit, the info is displayed on a window in the center screen.

When you think about it, its absolutely logic. You, as the driver who are controlling the radio, need to be informed by the dash (where you're looking) so that you don't take the eyes off the road.
Whereas the passenger can't see that, so when he's in control of the radio he needs to be informed via the center screen.

I have had my car for 2 years now, and just noticed that detail 3 weeks ago (as I don't use regularly the nav screen never bothered to look). I thought about it for a day and reached the above conclusion.

Knowing the way brits design systems, it fits exactly in their M.O.
 

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Thanks for the replies so far.

Yes- I now see that my "pop up" window for station tuning appears when using the buttons next to the nav display and does not appear when using the steering wheel buttons. However, there is no secondary audio display in the 2010 dashboard. Therefore, when you tune the radio using the steering wheel buttons you are basically blind as to what station you have tuned to. It would be nice if they reprogrammed the steering wheel switch to trigger the pop up window to appear the same way as the other tuning buttons, but I wont hold my breath.

And Yes- I now understand the ridiculous logic of the Sirius tuner selection feature that only scrolls through the stations in the category you are already tuned to (thanks, not sure if I would have ever figured that out...) This is ridiculous! I too, have had many Sirius and XM tuners (added on to cars, built-in to cars, home units, etc.) NONE of them required you to scroll by category only.

Regarding the failure of the steering wheel to consistently return from the "easy exit" raised position, I dont think it is related to the keys as I dont think the RR keys are "individualized" like BMW keys are. Although I have only been using one key and have not tested this, there is no mention of it in the manual, and how would the car react if BOTH keys were present when starting the ignition. I think its just an electronic glitch.

Does anybody else find the elements in the heated windshield as distracting as I do? (especially at night). Hoping I get used to it.

That being said, the overall ride quality, the supercharged engine, and the general luxury of the interior are second to none.
 

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RR keys are individualised at least they are in my 2007 TDV8 (NON BMW) car. My wife and I have different seat/Steering Wheel positions pre-set via the memory buttons and "Each" key remembers those positions just fine and dandy.
 
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