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Old 11-22-2013, 01:28 PM
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Default SD card not working (Uconnect)

Hi, my Uconnect does not recognize the SD card I put in the reader. It is a 64GB new class 10 card, and it has been written on by a Mac computer. The card itself works fine on the computer, but the Uconnect won't even notice it is in the slot.

Question is: do I need to format the card in some specific ways in order for the car to use it? Or is there a maximum size for the cards (say 32GB or something)?

If not, I am starting to fear it is broken. But the car is brand new. Had it for less than a week!

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Old 11-22-2013, 02:20 PM
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I'm hearing max size is 32gb, so a repartition might allow it to work (two 32 gb partitions). Also the card must be in FAT32 format... Not sure if Macs can format in FAT32 without some addition software.
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Old 11-22-2013, 03:49 PM
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I believe there is a 32GB limit. Looking for the full tech specs now.

Crabjoe, yes they can under Applications->Utilities->Disk Utility. I do it all the time.

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SPP info will be the best but here's another chain that was flowing last week on same subject. From this, your issue does appear to be the 64Gb card size.

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=158414
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The problem is you have an SDXC card, your truck can only read SDHC cards. SDHC cards only come in sizes up to 32gb, although SDXC cards are also made in 32gb and smaller sizes.
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The problem is you have an SDXC card, your truck can only read SDHC cards. SDHC cards only come in sizes up to 32gb, although SDXC cards are also made in 32gb and smaller sizes.
I've search high and low but could never find any authoritative published specification regarding the type/formatting of the SD card.

If anyone come across this information please share. BTW, Amazon is having on and off sales of 32 gig SD cards.
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I've search high and low but could never find any authoritative published specification regarding the type/formatting of the SD card.

If anyone come across this information please share. BTW, Amazon is having on and off sales of 32 gig SD cards.
I'm using a Transcend 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10 card with an adapter. Works great and I can also use it in my smartphone, by not using the adapter. I got it on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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I have a 16gb SDHD and it sees the card but errors out. It doesnt read media, mp3, photos or anything. Mine is a week old.
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The problem is you have an SDXC card, your truck can only read SDHC cards. SDHC cards only come in sizes up to 32gb, although SDXC cards are also made in 32gb and smaller sizes.

What Thunderhorse identified is true, but I have found a work around! I purchased a 64Gig card today, only to fall on this thread and wasn't going to give up until I found a way to make it work... It turns out its not only our trucks that are affected by this issue, so are many phones.

The fix is simple: format the card with a utility called FAT 32 Format by RidgeCorp. I can' take credit for this fix, I found it on youtube, but here's the link to the software you need.

http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/ind...at32format.htm

Just download this app, format your SD or SDXC card to FAT 32, and enjoy.
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I had a similar problem with a 64G memory stick I was usinf in the USB slot. It worked fine, until I had loaded alot of CDs onto it.
To solve this, I created a directory stricture of three folders. Each folder contains about 10 CDs. Now it works fine again. I may need to add another folder soon.
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