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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-22-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

This is the database that comes with a currently built 2015



As noted previously. don't focus on the 2013Q4 thing. The actual map build dates is the June 2014 Number. They continue to add...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I did suggest dose of salt, but as Chrysler has updated this to the 20th (according to someone) Let's check then.

Probably 1 more delay to keep on par.

I do love this image though. I call it...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-16-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,733
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 JGC Towing Review w/Pictures and Stats

All Excellent Advice....

I want to add one thing and that is that after setting up, it was good but I added one of those spacer rings back in to apply a little more pressure forwards (and back). ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-13-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,088
Posted By Willx
Re: Remote Liftgate Opening

It works properly with 2 presses if the vehicle acknowledges a press first (lock unlock or other wise but you need to verify with light flash or something)



When they publish updates, they...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

On a side note... there was some chatter at HO, so I think more than one of you got through to Jeep/FCA. I honestly think all of your efforts had an impact, as the date posting on "Here" was...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-10-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Just for the record, I don't think it is hopeless. There will be a release at some point, I just don't know when that will be.

As mentioned previously, ALL RA3 and RA4 Radios contain these...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-08-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

As of right now this is the List of FCA vehicles running this system... Every single one of these radios contains the same type of database as the 2014 GC. It is not being abandon, this I know. I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Well this is officially a Sticky now... Feel free to point your external inquiries back at this thread, it is pretty visible! Thanks to 1stJeepGC for the Suggestion.

I think regardless that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-04-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 53,607
Posted By Willx
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I think start/stop is going to be a fact of life for every car over 4 Cyl in the near future. The ability to easily turn it off easily I agree would be very important.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-03-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 53,607
Posted By Willx
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I leave it on in the Cherokee we have. The implementation is great and it is barely noticeable. You can turn it off at the touch of a button just like those folks who don't like ECO.

Also just...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-29-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,733
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 JGC Towing Review w/Pictures and Stats

Towing with the Jeep has been an absolute Champ. Better than my old Yukon and actually better than just about anything (leaving 3/4 tons out of the mix). The comfort and the power with the Diesel...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

And I don't have a good answer to that. I don't like the situation with this and I have had the arguments with both "Here" and FCA. All I know is that FCA has the maps, they get them from "Here"...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 19,809
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

2 Things to clarify for everyone after reading this thread.

-Updates do exist, the thought that they are not happening for 2014 is not even possible as numerous radios already have different...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-27-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 52,147
Posted By Willx
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

I don't know for sure if they will move to something else in MY17 but this is already the GEN2 system. Gen 1 was Dart and 300 and it was by Panasonic and THAT system is going away in the next couple...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-27-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,819
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 8.4AN Uconnect Update to 15.06.1

Totally ok, They were going to do it but still have some infrastructure issues with the delivery. We all remember the 13.19 update and the reasons I started posting the radio updates in the first...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,314
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 NAV Version North America

This is more than likely.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-11-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 845
Posted By Willx
Re: No Updates for my Truck?

It is a problem that I have spent some time on and discussed with a few people. I don't know why it is not more of a focus right now other than they are selling (not just Jeep but generally).
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-10-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 845
Posted By Willx
Re: No Updates for my Truck?

Well I agree with you here and anyone who knows me here knows I can't stand service departments that don't help the customer. If it were me and I was a service advisor, I would work with the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-10-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 845
Posted By Willx
Re: No Updates for my Truck?

Rapid Response Transmittals

-a non-recall flag that is placed on a VIN for a customer experience improvement item.

-these are mandatory if you visit a dealer, the system actually warns the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-28-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 120,100
Posted By Willx
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Hmmm, that might be an issue, here is the hardware list and I consider RG to be Europe whereas my friends down under are RJ. There is no global compatibility to the software.

I am also more than...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 53,607
Posted By Willx
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

He will be back... he is just researching his next purchase.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-23-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By Willx
Re: Lifetime bumper to bumper SRT

Often Countries in the distribution classify the SRT Series as "Special Use Vehicles" and have restrictions on those vehicles. So specifically in Canada the SRT is regarded as Specialty Class II and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-20-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Willx
Re: 8.4AN Radio related to Blue Tooth

This is a normal condition. When switching any app such as using voice to change the channel "tune XM channel 9" on the radio that app stays on the screen as it was the last app used.

The only...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-20-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 644
Posted By Willx
Re: Quadra Track Operation

I have to say I have never had this concern and I am very happy with the way this works.

My wife has a disability that makes it difficult for her to lift her legs normally. I am regularly...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 8.4 handle multiple phones?

Not sure, waiting to hear if they are bringing the updates back into one thread or not.



2 phones can be connected. In the phone setup screen you can flip between the tabs of audio and phone...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,845
Posted By Willx
Re: ACC / FCW Error Message

I don't have enough info on the MDX to compare but on the Jeeps and similar FCA systems, there needs to be an angle distance variance between the camera and proximity sensor on the bumper. I suppose...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,006
Posted By Willx
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

I really have no idea of the reasoning but it has happened before. FCA is one of the few companies that I see send out the DVD's as a customer improvement program and I see it fairly often. There...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Willx
Re: Vechile at dealer, need opinions! - Larger tires and Air ride

The 2013 / 2014 Air Suspensions are different, especially builds after Aug 2013. They use different components and there is an auto park height option, so it is likely the OP is in a different...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Willx
Re: Uconnect 8.4 handle multiple phones?

One thing it can do that most systems cannot, you can have 2 phones connected, one preference for calls and the other one streaming the audio to the radio at the same time.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,006
Posted By Willx
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

There is an update coming and there is talk of the update being pushed through the same portal you guys get your software updates for the radios from.

I don't have timelines but they have...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,324
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: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-25-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,324
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: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,114
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: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,434
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: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-22-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 176,716
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: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-21-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,238
Posted By Willx
I am not advocating Pennzoil by any means. I am...

I am not advocating Pennzoil by any means. I am as ticked as the next guy that the recommended option is so expensive.

The oil analysis is probably the very best way to prove it works or...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-20-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,694
Posted By Willx
Re: New Check Engine Light

Anyone with MIL on 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.0 Diesel should familiarize yourself with this TSB

It Corrects a lot of false codes being thrown. This is a PCM update.
...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 05-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,698
Posted By Willx
Re: Durango Lives On (Refresh Coming for '17)

I know somebody that would drive a 3rd row equipped "Powered by SRT" model.... cough cough.

Who says you can't run track times with 3 car seats in the back.... I can see the commercials now, they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,532
Posted By Willx
Re: Issues with ACC

Sorry Found the Article you were reading....

News releases...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-14-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,532
Posted By Willx
Re: Issues with ACC

I can tell you from driving a number of these that the system works great when it is working. I even use it while towing my 7k trailer... I have seen a couple of bad / misaligned sensors but...
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