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So I just noticed yesterday this black plastic square glued to the top of my Dodge Ram. I never noticed it before. What is it? I am actually paranoid that it is some sort of GPS device since I have a crazy ex tjat just got out of jail.
I added a photo of what it looks like!
Any info would be awesome!
Thanks so much!
 

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Just to let you know, I moved your thread to another area of the forum. It should get more attention there & more answers. I believe that is a "blank off plate", if you don't have the SIRIUS/GPS radio system in your Ram.

NOTE: I stand corrected. Don't have much experience in the older Rams. Thanks @Thunderhorse for setting me straight.
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How long have you owned this 2009 RAM? As others have said it is part of the entertainment system antenna, whether you have it or not the antenna is there.
 

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From what I've read, the shark fin antenna is for uConnect. The puck style in 2009 and 2010 was XM only, 2011+ was both XM and GPS
 

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That's the satellite antenna. They didn't start using the shark fin antennas until 2013 with the new version of Uconnect with app availability.
 

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So I just noticed yesterday this black plastic square glued to the top of my Dodge Ram. I never noticed it before. What is it? I am actually paranoid that it is some sort of GPS device since I have a crazy ex tjat just got out of jail.
I added a photo of what it looks like!
Any info would be awesome!
Thanks so much!
Both of my Gen 4s 2013 & 2017 have the shark fin but that might be an older version of the antenna
 

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Both of my Gen 4s 2013 & 2017 have the shark fin but that might be an older version of the antenna
Post #6, the started using shark fins in 2013
 

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Canadian destined truck had the puck from 13 and newer but no shark fin. They had XM and GPS but no Uconnect.
 
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