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Old 05-02-2013, 07:35 PM
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Default My 8.4an troubles...

Let me jump in to say I also am having problems with 8.4an. Mine also resets the preset channels on satellite and I have to reprogram them in. This radio has already been replaced by dealer because Sirius kept cutting out. The new radio still cuts out Sirius (Accquiring Satelite Signal) alot and looses presets. In addition, sometimes it will not "see" the SD Card. Or it will see it but not play anything. This seems to happen sometimes when I put it in reverse, but not always. The only way I can get it to come back (play the card) is to shut off truck, open driver door, count to 10 and start it up again.

Strange thing is that the NAV works absolutely perfect and has never missed a beat! In fact, it's probably the best onboard NAV system I've ever had. Go figure.

Anyway, it' back to the dealer Monday for some more head scratching.

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I too am having these same issues. The thing reboots itself randomly, 3 times so far and I have only had the truck for a little over a month. Today was a new issue, my screen froze, well everything froze. It was stuck on SXM, not playing music anymore, even the time froze in both the main screen and my screen behind the steering wheel. I stopped for a coffee, started my truck back up and it was still frozen. Got to work and sat in the parking lot, turned off the ignition, opened and closed the driver door and let it power down, then turned the key to ACC and everything was fine again... Frustrating.
I love the system and love the truck, but they need to fix these problems, too many of us having them.
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Default Fixed????

Fingers Crossed. I had an oil change a 6 weeks ago and they did a number of updates, one was to the Uconnect 8.4. It seems to come up immediately every time, no reboots so far. Will keep you posted.
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Fingers Crossed. I had an oil change a 6 weeks ago and they did a number of updates, one was to the Uconnect 8.4. It seems to come up immediately every time, no reboots so far. Will keep you posted.
Bummer - went a long time without resetting but it did it today in spades:
Locked up when I started the truck, had to power down and try again. Took a long time coming up, up for about 30 seconds then rebooted. 15 minutes later rebooted again.

Anyone else have any updates. Do we need to live with this? I wont, I will sell it and stick with Chevy, Ive never had issues like this.
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Just did the full reset (hold the drivers temp up and down) with ram Uconnect for my presets being reset. once the radio is reset to factory you have to let it sit for 30 min. She called back after 30min to tell me to turn on the truck and let things load, then we shut if off turn it back on to make sure everything was working still. The lady at Uconnect was very helpful. The dealer didn't know anything. For now everything is working and i have my app button back.
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My screen has been black and not turned on for two days. Very frustrating! I wish i could of opted for a regular radio.
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Same thing happening here. It would restart randomly. Took to the dealer and they could not diagnose. Since they could not even replicate the issue, they would do nothing to fix it. On the way back from dealer it totally froze on me. What a shame.
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Going through the same issues with mine right now....it would seem that this kind of issue would have been resolved in the 10 months or so since its release.

Mine also takes out the climate control completely when the screen goes black. NO FAN BLOWING WHATSOEVER...Its 100 degrees here in Tx and I travel a lot and also have a 1 and 3 year old. This isnt gonna fly.

I traded in a 2012 Tundra on this hoping not to have these issues. The dealer is trying to resolve it but its been in the shop 5 times in its 1200 miles......
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I tried the reset in the ''secret menu'' and nothing. The only fix is a new screen... I've been waiting since May for mine .

Anyone ever notice the back up camera has a little lag time? It feels like its not direct feed from the screen to the camera... Almost ran into a poll once loll.
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