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marknj57 07-07-2011 09:05 AM

730N RHR Navigation issues
 
I saved a few address including my home address in the 730N RHR and they all vanished after system froze.

I was playing an iPod touch generation 1. It takes a while to show up in the AUX window, that alone is a pain.

In any event it locked up while playing the iPod and when I finally did get it to unlock there was no sound at all. I turned the car off for about 5 min and it all worked again, but the saved address were gone along with radio presets.

Has anyone had this problem? Dose it take along time for your iPod to show up?
Could it be the iPod is too old to work correctly with the system?

reedbw 07-11-2011 12:26 PM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
I had the same problem with my ipod yesterday, ther was no sound from anything. The problem went away after turning the car off for about 15 minutes. While trying to trouble shoot this problem I noticed my HDD only had a total of 11 gig instead of the thirty advertised. Is this because of the NAV software loaded?

marknj57 07-11-2011 01:40 PM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
Yes. I think your right about the 11 gig's because the Nav takes up the rest.
I put as much as I could on the HDD. So, I would not have to use the ipod.
I don't want that to happen again.

Jeep really should of used another vender for the head unit.
I don't have a lot of confidence in the Jeep. I really hope it proves me wrong.

I am starting to miss my infiniti FX35. I never had a problem with it.

reedbw 07-14-2011 09:38 AM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
I verified ,with jeep, that the HDD size is, in fact 30g, and that the Nav software eats up the rest.
Also, TSB 08-036-11 will, solve our ipod problem. This TSB can be found on the wk2jeeps web site.

jeepster23 07-14-2011 10:05 AM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by reedbw (Post 447350)
I verified ,with jeep, that the HDD size is, in fact 30g, and that the Nav software eats up the rest.
Also, TSB 08-036-11 will, solve our ipod problem. This TSB can be found on the wk2jeeps web site.


That TSB will absolutey NOT fix any problem on a rer or rhr radio. If you read the TSB it states

NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built prior to April 18, 2011 (MDH 0418XX)
equipped with UCONNECT VOICE COMMAND W/BLUETOOTH (sales code
RSP, RSQ for international) and without MEDIA CENTER 730N
CD/DVD/MP3/HDD/NAV (sales code RER or RHR) or MEDIA CENTER 735N
CD/DVD/HDD/NAV (sales code REW or RHW) or MEDIA CENTER 731N
CD/DVD/HDD/NAV (sales code REP) or AM/FM CD MP3 NAV RADIO - ROW
(sales code RHP) .

marknj57 07-14-2011 10:23 AM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
I can't believe all the problems they have had with the UCONNECT units.

I hope they come up with a patch to fix the iPod issue in the near future.

Thanks for the updates.

marknj57 07-18-2011 07:30 AM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
The address I put in the Nav are gone again. I think I am going to trade this piece of junk in. I gave American cars one last chance. What a costly mistake.

xtex404 08-02-2011 11:27 PM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
I keep a USB stick in my glove box and back up my RHR's address book anytime I make any major changes, because it does have the tendency to lock up and then blow everything away... since it won't sync the actual addresses from the address book on my iPhone, that makes things quite annoying.

This won't work if you keep media on your RHR... just address book...

- Format a USB stick (2GB or less) using the FAT file system (not GPT) on Windows. For some reason, a USB stick formatted in the MS-DOS format (using MBR) on my Mac doesn't work right...
- Stick the USB stick into the port on your RHR
- Power it up; go to Disc mode (without a disc in there), and then hold down the menu button and hold the two SEEK buttons.
- It'll warn you about Engineering mode, etc, etc. Ignore that. :)
- Scroll down to "HDD Backup" and select it
- Select "HD Backup to USB", confirm your stick

You can restore the same way after it decides to nuke everything at random... just select "HD Restore from USB".

If you keep having your RHR eat your address book, make sure you complain, LOUDLY, to the dealer and the Jeep 800 number. Repeatedly. If they don't know there's a problem, they won't fix it.

marknj57 08-04-2011 08:25 AM

Re: 730N RHR Navigation issues
 
Thanks for responding xtex404. Your work around will save some aggravation when the system goes down and it will go down again.

I don't think any car manufacture builds there own head units. So, whats stopping Chrysler from using another vender?

The last Chrysler product I had was a CrossFire. it had an infinity brand radio with navigation in it. The navigation never worked right. It kept getting lost. Had to buy an aftermarket Garmin. The car itself was great, I love it.

The Jeep is a love hate relationship. It has some short comings an at the same time it has some really nice features.

This is Chrysler's chance to finally build something that actually works right. if they blow it this time there done.

Thanks again


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