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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
The radio cannot create that kind of false alarm....

The radio cannot create that kind of false alarm.

Check that the windshield is clean at the camera sensor behind the review mirror and that there is no debris in the sensor in the lower bumper...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Lol, you better speak to capt. Kirk

Lol, you better speak to capt. Kirk
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-27-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
You should be very careful. It doesn't matter...

You should be very careful. It doesn't matter if there is a battery charger attached. Programming in ACC will get you into trouble. It does not say to do it that way in the instructions.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-27-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,753
Posted By Willx
What version are you running on your radio...

What version are you running on your radio (software version under system info)?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-27-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
It would be interesting to know.

It would be interesting to know.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-26-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Here is the ORIGINAL Recall Doc (below) . As...

Here is the ORIGINAL Recall Doc (below) . As always saying put in "Run" and keep a charger on the battery.

I have seen techs do this improperly without the battery charger and just turn off...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

N58 Recall: http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/rc_N5813r3.pdf

" 3. Place the ignition in the “RUN” position. "

That is from the recall....

Time outs do not happen in run, only in ACC.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
A vehicle in run mode with the pushbutton do not...

A vehicle in run mode with the pushbutton do not shut off.

Chrysler programming procedures run numerous updates while the vehicle is in run without the engine running. The only exception is BCM...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,445
Posted By Willx
TMK it will be a combination of map and UConnect...

TMK it will be a combination of map and UConnect updates.

Have you tried setting the time on the traffic re-route higher, (more than 10 min).?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,527
Posted By Willx
Must be allocation to the trucks.

Must be allocation to the trucks.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Yes run without starting keeps systems active. ...

Yes run without starting keeps systems active.

It is easier with the radio updates to have the engine running though just not in an enclosed space. ACC is known to abruptly shut off at a time...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
NEVER upgrade the radio in ACC as the battery...

NEVER upgrade the radio in ACC as the battery rundown protection can automatically kick in at any time and shut down the power. In the event that this corrupts the base data in the radio it will...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,445
Posted By Willx
Re: Navigation Issues

Close

Hardware : Harmon
UConnect bits : UConnect (There is a company joined at the hip to Chrysler that acts as UConnect, as in Harmon is not taking calls on Chrysler Software and phone access)...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-25-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,527
Posted By Willx
Yes waiting cannot work for everyone. There...

Yes waiting cannot work for everyone.

There are still a few around of the 2014s
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,527
Posted By Willx
I ordered January 16 2013 and received it...

I ordered January 16 2013 and received it November 1st 2013.

It was worth the wait but that is my opinion.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-24-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,527
Posted By Willx
For good reason.... I confirmed they cannot be...

For good reason.... I confirmed they cannot be ordered at the moment but there is usually information which at the moment is missing.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

I will admit I have to use IE 11 for a lot of stuff and yes it can work but I think for the average computer user it takes way to much tweaking to get something to work properly.... I mean come on an...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-24-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
And thank you to my European friend!

And thank you to my European friend!
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-24-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Click in my signature line (on PC or MAC) level...

Click in my signature line (on PC or MAC) level one is a decent coffee at Starbucks.

An RA4 is valid for the update (8.4 WITH FACTORY NAV)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
If you are contributing member we provide the...

If you are contributing member we provide the downloads in a simplified form in the VIP section.

For the Chrysler download we recommend using Internet Explorer 9 or safari seems to work well.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By Willx
Re: Chrysler extends left cylinder head warranty to 10 years or 240 000 KMs

The left one is a common issue. Same as the rear one on a Caravan or T&C.

They have a fix for it but they are only going to replace ones that have the issue. They don't recall product...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-23-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Willx
It is likely a straight replacement and you will...

It is likely a straight replacement and you will need to talk to your dealer for that. When you get your new radio make sure it is running 14.25.05
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-23-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
I personally can confirm it is perfectly smooth...

I personally can confirm it is perfectly smooth now.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Willx
Numerous things including black screen. Did...

Numerous things including black screen.

Did the radio come back?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,652
Posted By Willx
Re: ATTENTION 2014 Owners! New 8.4 Uconnect software update!

VIP Members only area,

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f86/

Latest Version applicable to RA3 and RA4

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f219/ra-series-14-25-5-north-america-vip-77410.html#post1055003
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,479
Posted By Willx
Re: Eco Button Impact on Performance?

Comparing performance on a test drive that random people at the dealership have possibly tromped on is not a great comparison but cannot be helped either. I personally find my JGC Diesel smoother...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 8.4-inch Not Working

Have you done any of the updates on the radio?

leave the unit overnight, if it recovers, make sure to update it.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,099
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

The updates have been posted in the VIP section for supporting members in multiple formats for your convenience.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-22-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,527
Posted By Willx
Re: 2015 ecodiesel order/availability ?

I would suggest that Milous is more informed than your dealer or other comments here...

I have not heard about the delay you speak of.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Willx
Lots of articles on it just search ford drops...

Lots of articles on it just search ford drops Microsoft sync.

http://www.autonews.com/article/20140222/OEM06/140229953?template=mobile&X-IgnoreUserAgent=1

QNX is the base OS in the Jeep. Same...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,148
Posted By Willx
Well let's say in most situations this doesn't...

Well let's say in most situations this doesn't happen and in some that is a god description of the problem
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By Willx
Re: Possible Garmin Navigation update method for the 8.4 UConnect systems

I don't have an answer on this one, other than that list is getting smaller. Ford Canceled SYNC to go with a system similar to Chrysler.

Not sure if the Garmin trip map might be supported in the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,151
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 NAV Version North America

Ya that is the newer version I had seen a couple of times. Navteq/Here claims there is no newer version yet it appears they are doing two updates per year?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 121,695
Posted By Willx
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yay, thicker glass.... :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,148
Posted By Willx
The clutch plate designs were consulted on with...

The clutch plate designs were consulted on with ZF and they have had some involvement in the programming changes too....

We can agree on the fact the changes may have made the programming a little...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 121,695
Posted By Willx
I don't think so because the only reason they...

I don't think so because the only reason they didn't implement it on the SRT is they didn't have an ABS module with the correct "feel". The feel is more a mechanical thing than programming in this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 121,695
Posted By Willx
We know for sure that they changed the build on...

We know for sure that they changed the build on later Grand Cherokee that were not SRT. It was definitely a part change in involving a few components and we know that cannot be changed easily. My...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,148
Posted By Willx
Chrysler did not make much in the way of design...

Chrysler did not make much in the way of design changes to the 8. It is built to the standard of the license for the 8HP45.... And even on the part level, they haven't changed much.

No different...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 121,695
Posted By Willx
I think it was perfecting "brake feel" to meet...

I think it was perfecting "brake feel" to meet the SRT standards was the reason for the delay.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-22-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,163
Posted By Willx
Re: New Check Engine Light

All good info, there is one point of clarification though. The engine light on it's own will not prevent Regen. I had mine on for a DEF issue for a couple of weeks and it Regens just fine.
...
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