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Watch Dvd While Moving. Can It Be Done?

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I was really referring to using Nav but assumed whatever modification worked would work for both.

On the Cadillac SRX with Nav system, you can enter a PIN number in the diagnostic mode that will override the DVD in motion software. Does anyone know if this is possible with the Lexus Nav system?

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Yes, it can be done. You need to remove the handbrake ("e-brake") and short-circuit (ie, tie together the two ends of) a small wire in there that allows the DVD to play in the front screen when the hand-brake is lifted. When short-circuited, the DVD thinks that the e-brake is pulled and plays on the front screen. Fairly easy to do (but I am not really proposing doing it since it means an unsafe operation the vehicle :-))

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...and the fact that it's illegal in some states (California for one).

I really don't think it's such a great idea for people to be watching DVDs while cruising at 70 on the freeway.

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