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Originally Posted by vyel8ers just received my RA4 from Ebay today. Seller in Michigan stated it came from a 2015 ...


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Old 12-27-2016, 10:34 PM   #141 (permalink)
 
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Originally Posted by vyel8ers View Post
just received my RA4 from Ebay today. Seller in Michigan stated it came from a 2015 Dodge Durango, but said Jeep when installed. no big deal. Upon further investigating its a VP4 EU(Europe), no SXM button, Nav wont calibrate to my location(Believes I'm in Russia I think). I did notice that the software was old like 14 something, will a software update fix these issues?
I don't think so , maybe ask www.navrepair.com , or better yet post your questions here .

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Old 12-28-2016, 12:26 AM   #142 (permalink)
 
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Originally Posted by vyel8ers View Post
just received my RA4 from Ebay today. Seller in Michigan stated it came from a 2015 Dodge Durango, but said Jeep when installed. no big deal. Upon further investigating its a VP4 EU(Europe), no SXM button, Nav wont calibrate to my location(Believes I'm in Russia I think). I did notice that the software was old like 14 something, will a software update fix these issues?
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I don't think so , maybe ask www.navrepair.com , or better yet post your questions here .

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No, an update won't change it and you will most likely not be able to convert the radio to USA maps service. CustomTronix (in Holland?) does convert US/North America RA4's to EU but I doubt they get any requests to go the other way. NavRepair may be able to help you, might even exchange it for a fee but I wouldn't count on it.
That is why there is a list of known RA4 VP4-NA PN's linked in the conversion thread see "Here" link...

Parts Required For MOD:

01. 8.4 Uconnect Radio (VP3/RA3 - Non-Nav) or (VP4/RA4 - Nav)
** For Compatible RA4 Radios see here. **Check car-part.com, Schram, ebay, etc.
I will add that Canadian RA4's (VP4-CA) still have US maps and are in English. They have been the only other versions shown to work decent (no apps or cellular modem). Also linked in the RA4 FW & Info thread

I'm sorry to say this but I suggest you try to return the radio (if you can), and confirm any future purchases by getting a picture of the pn label on the back beforehand and verify it against the list in the RA4 thread linked above.
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