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Someone please help me

I bought a Laredo X a month ago. Unbeknownst to me at the time of the purchase, this car is either equipped with 1) some kind of ambient noise volume compensation feature, or 2) a speed-sensitive volume feature.

I have been on the phone with Chrysler/U-Connect and the dealership for weeks on end. HOW THE HELL DO YOU DISABLE THIS FEATURE? I can't even enjoy music anymore. There is absolutely no mention of the feature in the owner's manual.

Is there a mic in the cabin somewhere? or is the stereo getting a reading from the speedo? This is utterly ridiculous that they would do this. I am about ready to negotiate a buyback on this car under CA lemon law.
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Old 06-29-2012, 05:50 AM
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Re: Someone please help me

No speed sensing, but the music volume is turned down when nav turn by turn directions, phone calls, and other warnings are sounded. Some here, I think, found that they had to turn all the audible warnings off to get a constant volume.

Otherwise you have a defective radio or harness.
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It does have speed sensing. U-Connect has
Confirmed that.
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Re: Someone please help me

I've noticed my 2012 overland randomly changing volume with speed but it is very insignificant... sorry, man. If you figure it out, let me know please.
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Re: Someone please help me

well if they confirmed it than why cant they tell u how to get around it?
and i would be highly amazed if you could ever qualify for a lemon law claim based on that complaint, in fact i think id eat my spare tire if you could
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Lemon Law? Are you serious?
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well if they confirmed it than why cant they tell u how to get around it?
and i would be highly amazed if you could ever qualify for a lemon law claim based on that complaint, in fact i think id eat my spare tire if you could
Get out your knife and fork, then. Chrysler has "escalated" my case to to a buyback because they do not have an answer/fix for this problem.
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Old 06-29-2012, 11:26 PM
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Get out your knife and fork, then. Chrysler has "escalated" my case to to a buyback because they do not have an answer/fix for this problem.
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That is ridiculous. Chrysler media radios do not have speed sensitive volume. Period.

Do a search. This has been discussed multiple times in the Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge forums.
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Get out your knife and fork, then. Chrysler has "escalated" my case to to a buyback because they do not have an answer/fix for this problem.

ill believe it when you post the paperwork, showing they took it back!!!
oh and by the way wk1 srt8= no spare, runflats
from a complaint and a post on a forum to a buyback in less than 12 hours no wonder california is broke
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hum, no update?? guess they purchased the vehicle back and hes left the forum. wonder if he bought a murano
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hum, no update?? guess they purchased the vehicle back and hes left the forum. wonder if he bought a murano
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