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Unread 07-30-2013, 03:00 PM   #1
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2008 ipod cord does not charge ipod

Anybody have this issue? When ipod is plugged into cable in glovebox - ipod battery goes dead.

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Unread 07-31-2013, 02:01 PM   #2
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Not seen that but I'm not aware of one that actually works! I've tried iPod and iPhone 4S on mine, apparently they're supposed to work
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Unread 07-31-2013, 02:10 PM   #3
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Yes I learned that early on. My ipod lasts about 3 days then I have to recharge it. Its annoying.
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Unread 07-31-2013, 02:41 PM   #4
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Where is the plug in the glovebox? What trims does it come with? I have a laredo x with the boston acoustic 6 disc.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 12:26 PM   #5
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From the 2008 WK Owner Manual:

UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) — IF
EQUIPPED
NOTE: This section is for sales code RES and REQ
radios only with UConnect.™ For sales code REN touch
screen radio, refer to the separate User’s Manual.
This feature allows you to plug in an iPod into the
vehicle’s sound system through a connector (UCI connector)
using an optional connection cable (available
through Mopar). See your authorized dealer for details.
Using this feature,
  • the iPod audio can be played on the vehicle’s sound
    system, providing metadata (Track Title, Artist, Album,
    etc.) information display on radio.
  • the iPod can be controlled using the radio buttons to
    Play, Browse and List the iPod contents.
  • the iPod battery charges when plugged into the UCI
    connector.
Connecting the iPod
Use the optional connection cable to connect an iPod to
the vehicle’s UCI connector (which is located in the glove
box on some vehicles. This location may vary with
vehicle). Once the iPod is connected and synchronized
to the vehicle system (this may take a few seconds to
connect), the vehicle brand logo appears on the iPod
display, and it starts charging and is ready for use by
pressing radio switches as described below.
Controlling the iPod using Radio Buttons
To get into the UCI (iPod) mode and access a connected
iPodt, press the “AUX” button on the radio faceplate.
Once in the UCI (iPod) mode, the iPod audio track (if
available from iPod) will start playing over the vehicle
audio system.

(note: iPod and Mopar are registered trademarks, but the correct symbol did not copy)
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Unread 08-02-2013, 01:20 PM   #6
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Ya that is strange, my ipod charges when it is plugged into that. The only problem I have with mine is that it loses communication with the ipod, then i have to unplug it and plug it back in, its pretty annoying.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 02:41 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepCares View Post
From the 2008 WK Owner Manual:

UNIVERSAL CONSUMER INTERFACE (UCI) — IF
EQUIPPED
NOTE: This section is for sales code RES and REQ
radios only with UConnect.™ For sales code REN touch
screen radio, refer to the separate User’s Manual.
This feature allows you to plug in an iPod into the
vehicle’s sound system through a connector (UCI connector)
using an optional connection cable (available
through Mopar). See your authorized dealer for details.
Using this feature,
  • the iPod audio can be played on the vehicle’s sound
    system, providing metadata (Track Title, Artist, Album,
    etc.) information display on radio.
  • the iPod can be controlled using the radio buttons to
    Play, Browse and List the iPod contents.
  • the iPod battery charges when plugged into the UCI
    connector.
Connecting the iPod
Use the optional connection cable to connect an iPod to
the vehicle’s UCI connector (which is located in the glove
box on some vehicles. This location may vary with
vehicle). Once the iPod is connected and synchronized
to the vehicle system (this may take a few seconds to
connect), the vehicle brand logo appears on the iPod
display, and it starts charging and is ready for use by
pressing radio switches as described below.
Controlling the iPod using Radio Buttons
To get into the UCI (iPod) mode and access a connected
iPodt, press the “AUX” button on the radio faceplate.
Once in the UCI (iPod) mode, the iPod audio track (if
available from iPod) will start playing over the vehicle
audio system.

(note: iPod and Mopar are registered trademarks, but the correct symbol did not copy)
Thanks for the copy / paste....

Im wondering what the plug looks like? Where exactly to find it. I have the req 6 disc. Can i buy the cable and plug it in somewhere?
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Unread 08-02-2013, 03:04 PM   #8
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Do you have a plug in the glove box? It should be a black square thing. If you have that you can buy the portion that plugs into that and has the ipod connector on it. It took me a bit to find the right one.

If you don't have the plug in the glove box you might not be able to do it, although I am told there is a two piece cable, one that plugs into the back of radio and goes to the glove box and then the second that is the ipod plug.
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Unread 08-02-2013, 03:16 PM   #9
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I dropped the glove box down today.
There are a few cords in there but not sure which on im looming for. Anybody have a pic or schematic?
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Unread 08-02-2013, 03:32 PM   #10
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It would be right there in the glove box and have an open end. I am guessing you don't have it.

My dealer parts guy was really helpful when I went in inquiring about it.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 10:48 AM   #11
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Also see photos @

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/u...vebox-1457316/

Also has the PN of cable

FYI, owners manuals are free at jeep.com

(RER system) I don't have any issues. I have figured out how to hook up the iPhone to the system and have Pandora operate. It was by accident but works.
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Unread 08-03-2013, 11:11 AM   #12
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Thanks for the pic!
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