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Old 09-26-2013, 07:57 AM
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Found a software bug. If you hit the physical button for Recirculate the A/C will light up and turn on too. If you hit the soft key on the touch screen for Recirculate the A/C does not turn on. My uConnect version is 13.33.7.
I have the same version. Headed out later so I will check for the same glitch. Did notice yesterday when reviewing some of the soft key settings in ACC with engine not running, that it took several tries for the blind spot assist light plus chime box to stay checked. I would check, and in about three seconds the check would disappear. Finally checked light only then light plus chime and it appeared to hold.
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:13 AM
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Re: Items missed by quality control

Hey, sorry for the bit off topic question, but I'm curious about the headlight brightness / coverage.

What are your thoughts (vertrkr and Laureljoke) on particularly the high-beams? I believe those are still standard halogen bulbs / set-up. Do you find the high-beam brightness and coverage to be as good as you would expect?
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Hey, sorry for the bit off topic question, but I'm curious about the headlight brightness / coverage.
What are your thoughts (vertrkr and Laureljoke) on particularly the high-beams? I believe those are still standard halogen bulbs / set-up. Do you find the high-beam brightness and coverage to be as good as you would expect?
The lights are excellent, very pleased. High-beams are also HID the best I can tell, very bright and same color temp as low beam. It all goes thru the same projector lens. The auto high-beam dim works like a champ too.

My only complaint on the lights is the Auto On feature is way too sensitive and will turn on when it's still fairly light outside. Happens alot when driving thru shady areas when it's about an hour before sun down. Then they'll go off when out of the shade and back and forth.
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Hey, sorry for the bit off topic question, but I'm curious about the headlight brightness / coverage.

What are your thoughts (vertrkr and Laureljoke) on particularly the high-beams? I believe those are still standard halogen bulbs / set-up. Do you find the high-beam brightness and coverage to be as good as you would expect?
My initial impression wasn't quite as good as vertrkr's, but after reading his review I'm going to head out in the dark and reevaluate. I think the headlights are fine, just didn't notice the high beams being memorable, nor did I notice the sensitivity of the auto on feature. Vertrkr is thorough, so I'd take his evaluation as very accurate. Still wish we had the headlights (name escapes me) that turn as your front wheels turn. Still think this is one loaded ride.
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Re: Items missed by quality control

Well, I discovered a couple of interior issues today. There is a gap between the fabric and the plastic over the front passenger door. No such gap over driver's door. There is also a dent in the foam seat cushion of the captain's chair behind the driver's seat. No such dent in the passenger side captain's chair.

I don't feel confident that either will be addressed without some pushback, or potential damage in the fix.
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Well, I discovered a couple of interior issues today. There is a gap between the fabric and the plastic over the front passenger door. No such gap over driver's door. There is also a dent in the foam seat cushion of the captain's chair behind the driver's seat. No such dent in the passenger side captain's chair.

I don't feel confident that either will be addressed without some pushback, or potential damage in the fix.
I think the A-pillar trim would drive me crazy. Might be an easy fix.

The seat dimple might just be due to stitching differences. I think I'd try to massage it out or leave it alone. At least you can't see the sides of the seat at the same time like you can with the pillar trim.

I gotta start compiling a list if stuff to look for. I'll put something together and post it up..
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Well, I discovered a couple of interior issues today. There is a gap between the fabric and the plastic over the front passenger door. No such gap over driver's door. There is also a dent in the foam seat cushion of the captain's chair behind the driver's seat. No such dent in the passenger side captain's chair.
I don't feel confident that either will be addressed without some pushback, or potential damage in the fix.
The A-pillar gap would piss me off but should be fixable by the dealer. Not sure how I'd tackle at home at first glance so I'd let the dealer do it, should be minor disassembly to fix.

The seat dent in the leather or foam is not easy. I think that would require a new upholstery job or maybe they'd swap out the seat. They'd probably do it if you pressed hard enough. Personally I'd let it slide as the leather is going to stretch, wrinkle, dirty over time a little bit and it will be not so noticeable but that's just me. Everyone is different for what they'll tolerate.
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here is a QC issue I am going in to have fixed. speaker on the left and right don't match. two different speakers kinda crazy

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The A-pillar gap would piss me off but should be fixable by the dealer. Not sure how I'd tackle at home at first glance so I'd let the dealer do it, should be minor disassembly to fix.

The seat dent in the leather or foam is not easy. I think that would require a new upholstery job or maybe they'd swap out the seat. They'd probably do it if you pressed hard enough. Personally I'd let it slide as the leather is going to stretch, wrinkle, dirty over time a little bit and it will be not so noticeable but that's just me. Everyone is different for what they'll tolerate.
A-pillar, huh? Glad to know what that is called. (hope I can use my new found knowledge to impress my husband). Love this forum. Already driving me nuts and I've been in the house since I took the pics. Wouldn't attempt to address ourselves. Agree about the seat, but want to be reasonable about expectations. I can almost fit the end of my index finger in the indentation. Would take a replacement of the seat bottom at the very least. Then I'd probably end up with a dye lot mismatch. In bright light I can find flaws in every seat and door panel, but most are pretty minor.

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Found a software bug. If you hit the physical button for Recirculate the A/C will light up and turn on too. If you hit the soft key on the touch screen for Recirculate the A/C does not turn on. My uConnect version is 13.33.7.
I have tested this twice in my Durango with same version 13.33.7. My soft key works fine and A/C comes on. Same for physical button and either/or will turn off.

I've got to work more with the navigation. Got it to give me good directions yesterday (no highway involved) but when using the VR I have to repeat the address at least twice. I am doing my best to speak slowly, clearly and ar-tic-u-late. Still suspect operator error in this case.
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Re: Items missed by quality control

I fixed the joint tape gap, contact cement worked very well for this. I then hit the edges with some touch-up paint. Included the before and after pics.

I also found some chipped paint around a washer, shown in the 2nd pic.
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I fixed the joint tape gap, contact cement worked very well for this. I then hit the edges with some touch-up paint. Included the before and after pics.

I also found some chipped paint around a washer, shown in the 2nd pic.
Good job. So were you smart enough to ask for touch up paint when you picked up your car? Did that many moons ago when I got my Toyota....wish I'd thought of that this time around.
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