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First, thank you for answering

1. I have a Jeep kk (EU Cherokee / Liberty USA). 2008.
2. The radio installed is the RB2 want MyGIG a Jeep Compass.
3. When the fan connect sounds but not see anything on the screen.

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New member here, question requiring the expertise I've seen demonstrated by several of you here, if I may and if y'all don't mind. I am trying to replace the stock 130 radio in my 2007 Wrangler Unlimited with a newer stock radio (don't want aftermarket, doors/top off 6 months/year and don't want thieves getting any ideas). I got a NTG4 REN 430 (believe it is from 2008/2009 vehicle). I've read all the forum posts but not much on the REN, unfortunately. I tried plug and play but would only illuminated when initially turn ignition on then go black...nothing. I'm not sure if it is a CANBUS speed issue (from what I can tell, it's not supposed to be) or what. I don't care about the Uconnect feature, sat nav isn't a deal breaker (would be nice but don't think the 430 radio comes with it anyhow), but would like to use the hard drive for music storage, and the DVD to watch shows while waiting for kids' activities to end, or taking a break from driving, etc. My 2007 is bone stock, no steering wheel controls or anything like that. No infinity speaker system (no factory sub in back) and no other upgrades to sound system other than what came from factory. What do I need/need to do to make this factory radio swap work (other than going to stealership to overpay...unless that is only option)?
 

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New member here, question requiring the expertise I've seen demonstrated by several of you here, if I may and if y'all don't mind. I am trying to replace the stock 130 radio in my 2007 Wrangler Unlimited with a newer stock radio (don't want aftermarket, doors/top off 6 months/year and don't want thieves getting any ideas). I got a NTG4 REN 430 (believe it is from 2008/2009 vehicle). I've read all the forum posts but not much on the REN, unfortunately. I tried plug and play but would only illuminated when initially turn ignition on then go black...nothing. I'm not sure if it is a CANBUS speed issue (from what I can tell, it's not supposed to be) or what. I don't care about the Uconnect feature, sat nav isn't a deal breaker (would be nice but don't think the 430 radio comes with it anyhow), but would like to use the hard drive for music storage, and the DVD to watch shows while waiting for kids' activities to end, or taking a break from driving, etc. My 2007 is bone stock, no steering wheel controls or anything like that. No infinity speaker system (no factory sub in back) and no other upgrades to sound system other than what came from factory. What do I need/need to do to make this factory radio swap work (other than going to stealership to overpay...unless that is only option)?
Get in touch with these guys mentioned below. I bought a complete radio upgrade for my '10 JK to include the backup camera kit. Worked excellent but I did just change the back up camera with a better unit.

You have to fool the brain into thinking the old radio is still there. Chrysler tried to prevent any radio upgrades so it seems, UNLESS they got a piece of the action....a LARGE piece ;-(

This might be the one you need.

http://www.oemautopartsco.com/products/mygig-allgig-unlock-kit-high
 

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radio swap update

Much appreciation to the advice provided in the forum, turns out the radio itself is bad, probably the motherboard. Did a hard drive swap with wife's radio in her van and her radio read my hard drive no problem. Tried to do the same with my radio and her hard drive but still nothing. It might be a bad screen but more than likely radio is just shot. Got a spare 30gig hard drive now and looks like I'm in the market for a new (to me) 430! Another lesson learned about mygigs in the books. Thanks guys!
 

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Rep ?

I am from Namibia and my Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 model has the REP Radio, Looking through the posts, I could not find any reference to REP
The hardware is a 720N REP

I would like to find out if there are any newer software available for it. From the unit system it show the following:

Uconnect 720N REP
system: 68310093.9

Application (firmware) ver 2.404
Gracenotes: ver 2.064
database PS10 S0939 3.1.0 SDS170901

Would there be a possibility to load maps onto it other than those supplied by Jeep, as those do not cover Namibia, Only our neighbouring Country South Africa. On my unit the nav option only show a black screen. I contacted Jeep and they said that it only have the south Africa maps and that Jeep have no plans to include Namibia. Garmin as well as Tracks4Africa do maps for Namibia (actually the whole of Africa) but how to load those onto the unit ?
 

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I am from Namibia and my Jeep Grand Cherokee 2011 model has the REP Radio, Looking through the posts, I could not find any reference to REP
The hardware is a 720N REP

I would like to find out if there are any newer software available for it. From the unit system it show the following:

Uconnect 720N REP
system: 68310093.9

Application (firmware) ver 2.404
Gracenotes: ver 2.064
database PS10 S0939 3.1.0 SDS170901

Would there be a possibility to load maps onto it other than those supplied by Jeep, as those do not cover Namibia, Only our neighbouring Country South Africa. On my unit the nav option only show a black screen. I contacted Jeep and they said that it only have the south Africa maps and that Jeep have no plans to include Namibia. Garmin as well as Tracks4Africa do maps for Namibia (actually the whole of Africa) but how to load those onto the unit ?
http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_nav_2.htm

Check there. Lots of info about Non NA radios.
 

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REP Maps

thank you terpsmandan, I checked out the website, and at least now know that gracenotes and application is the latest for this unit, but no info regarding maps, or how to load other maps so I can at least use my expensive useless nav radio :laugh: Maybe one can take the HDD out and attach it to a PC then convert locals maps to the type that the unit use and upload that ? anyone know what kind of operating system the HDD use i.e Linux, or unix, or what ?
 

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REN Unit

Hi everyone

I have an MyGIG REN Unit removed from a 2010 Challenger, the car has been sold, and i kept the unit

So now i have a 2008 jeep patriot with custom radio

My answer:

Can the REN unit be installed to the patriot?
 

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It is hard to tell based on the limited info provided - actual serial number may illuminate more clarity to its compatibility. The radio should be a low speed radio and your Patriot requires a low speed radio BUT it is hard to know if the radio requires the stealership to flash your radio (sync it to the Patriot). About 2010 they started making the anti-theft feature in the mygigs so it is hard to know if yours fits that description.
 

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Hi everyone

I have an MyGIG REN Unit removed from a 2010 Challenger, the car has been sold, and i kept the unit

So now i have a 2008 jeep patriot with custom radio

My answer:

Can the REN unit be installed to the patriot?
If they're both low speed units, yeah, it should work just fine.
 

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Aren't they a different shape?


 

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Referring to my post #188 (10-02-2015) I have made peace with the fact that nothing can be done about it, I decided to than remove the 720N REP uconnect radio/nav system and get an aftermarket system that would be able to run maps that feature Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Zimbabwe, South Africa etc.

Here is what I found and hope that you can shed some light on the radio manufacturers response or advice I found a unit (Chinese made but ain't they all?) that tick all the right boxes, brackets, sizes all match and it can run the following maps desnav, igo, google etc, but the suppliers states that it will not work with a jeep that came with factory fitted GPS / Nav system as with the 720N that came with the jeep . . . why is that ? Why will it work in a jeep that came without nav system or let me rather ask . . . what will work and what not if I would purchase the radio ? What is your take on this, anyone that has installed these kind of nav radios in a wk2 ( here is the radio site http://www.witson.com/en/displayprod...roID=102121940 ) your input would be much appreciated, thank you.
 

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Sorry for not reading through the entire thread as I haven't updated my RER unit for several years when updates were coming out fairly often.

Can someone confirm if the the last update to the RER radio was the 2.404 update?
 

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Hopefully someone can answer this quick since I'm almost done installing my amp, but I need to know what the yellow/brown and yellow/pink(or light red) wires are. I am not sure where to connect the remote power wire coming from the amp. I have the 430N radio.
 

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This guy is back to helping people on eBay, jkforward on eBay:

url]http://www.ebay.com/itm/mygig-software-update-cd-amp-gracenotes-dvd-combination-includes-iPhone-fix-/222438882042?[/url]
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Here is the text in his eBay listing, as the info may be helpful to some searching the thread in the future:

eBay seller jkforward said:
Please read the entire listing before moving forward.

I have a long history of helping people with their updates.

1. If you purchase this listing, make sure that the email address that you have associated with your ebay/paypal account is monitored regularly. I may have questions for you.

2. You must tell me which radio code you have. For example RER/REN/REW/REU, etc.

3. You must tell me which software version you have, and which gracenotes version you have. If you have a corrupt hard drive, I need to know that now, and every bit of information you can give me.

4. For RER/REW users, if your clock is stuck at 12:00 let me know! And if you have a bad hard drive (corrupt), and your clock was stuck before, let me know!

Read number two and three again, so that you remember.

If you require more than one update, don't worry. Just purchase this one item, my sale is all inclusive.

I'm not here making a mint helping people. Just providing honest assistance, and covering my costs.

Q: How do I tell which type of MyGIG Radio I have?

A: Look on the lower right hand side of your radio. It will say RER,REN,etc..

The radio types are as follows:

RER is the US Navigation radio

REW is the European Navigation Radio

REP is the Rest of the World Navigation Radio

REN is the US non-Navigation

there are more! RBZ & RHB, etc.

All radios: +RSC means Sirius satellite integrated.

To determine how old the software in your radio is currently and if it is recommended to update, press the MENU button and then select SYSTEM INFORMATION. The latest version MYGIG software available for RER/RW is 2.404. If your radio is displaying a lower/earlier number, this just reflects the possible build date of your radio and features available at that time.

Important operational issues have been identified which may be reason to install and update the current system software. This may include several different types of intermittent problems and operations. Also, many may experience issues with using the uCONNECT bluetooth phone system when pairing to an iPhone.

The latest software addresses these issues and includes the bonus of automatically removing the "ACCEPT" button press after displaying it for a few seconds. This may be reason enough for many to wish to update :) Many other enhancements to graphics and displayed real-time Sirius traffic information have recently been added as well.

This service is to assist people who have Mygig radios with outdated software and gracenotes.

I will ship you disks that will update your radio.

You can't download them from me because burning is tricky.

Updates for Mygig units are broken down into two departments:

1. software cd (basically firmware for your radio)

2. gracenotes dvd (for folks who rip music into their hdd)

GRACENOTES UPDATES for REN and RER are the same.

First, what is GRACENOTES? These dvds are only going to be helpful for those who rip music from cd or usb into your hard disk drive (hdd). The unit uses gracenotes to first identify the music, and help to properly display the artist, title, tracklist, and other information. They take hours to load. If you do want them, just let me know.

This listing has nothing to do with map/navigation updates.

Folks who are interested in navigation updates, you can purchase those at the dealer or navteq.

They are not included with your warranty.

And you can't get them on ebay or used. They are licensed.

These updates are for radios that were sold with vehicles 2006 through 2010.

Software Update List for RBZ & RHB Radios:

If you have a radio with 08.05.01 or 10.00.11 or 23.04.41 software, it's quite old, you need an update for sure.

I provide: 23.04.41 and 33.01.23 and 50.01.01

Software Update List for RHR & RHW & RHP Radios:

If you have a radio with anything lower than 2.184 it's quite old, you need an update for sure.

I provide: 2.136 & 2.184 & 2.700 (which just came out Spring 2017).

I also include Gracenotes 4118 & 5411 IF you rip music into your hdd, otherwise I don't send them.

Software Update List for RER & REW Radios:

If you have a radio with 9.xxx or 1.xxx software, it's quite old, you need an update for sure.

2.404 RER\REW released March 2013

Bug fixes and improvements

OPTION FOR BRITISH FEMALE VOICE

2.404 RER\REW released March 2013

Bug fixes and improvements

OPTION FOR BRITISH FEMALE VOICE

2.499 RER\REW released August 2010

Bug fix for clock

2.403 RER/REW December 2012

TA (Traffic Announcements) bug fix...and uconnect phone list update

Updated all logo graphics and use VEH_BRAND and special package for MY11 and beyond

2.402 RER/REW released July 2010

I-Phone Bluetooth compatibility fix (You must be running Apple version 4.2.1 or newer on your device as well... )

Bluetooth connection updates and minor iPhone4 bug fixes. Bug fixes and improvements for Traffic Announcements.

2.401 RER/REW/REP released July 2010

Intermittent no sound from audio system when using remote start

Radio lock up when using U-Connect

Repeated "acquiring signal" message when in satellite radio mode

2.302 RER/REW released July 2010

Updated all logo graphics and use VEH_BRAND and special package for MY11 and

beyond

2.107 RER/REW released May 2010

Bug fix for Genre being reported as numerical value

Bug fix for flashes in the cluster after a HDD next track operation

Bug fix for GPS time lockup

Added support for new vehicle message matrix 911

Fully implement audio EQ 11.0

2.043/2.045 RER/REW/REP released October 2009

Added minimize button to hide/show all buttons on the map

Implemented PDO release for Nav OPTIONS, both in motion and in static

Change of all sub screens after HDD AVAILABLE CATERGORIES to read "EXIT"

instead of "CANCEL"

Added Pause/Play button to HDD and Disc per PDO Release

Diesel Gasoline POI category

Pop up to notify user that X tracks were successfully copied out of Y tracks

POI redesign

New Startup logo and associated changes for "Sterling" vehicle type (DA).

Added support for Fuel Saver Mode in the HS HEV (new signal

FUEL_SA_MD_ACT in CAN VMM820b). Continue to use CYL_DEACT for LS.

Several bug fixes for POI listing, alphabetical ordering, favorites and nearby POI

searches

Bug fix for phone call VR barge in failure

Bug fix for incorrect volume after call

Bug fix for no clock option for +9.5 and +10.5 time zones

Bug fix for blue screen while scrolling in construction area

Fix for navigation volume during a phone call

Fix for disc lock up when trying to add picture from disc

Bug fix for audio blip when seeking in FM mode

Fix for Nav Main Menu missing SK

Bug fix for blue squares displayed on map

Bug fix for GPS information not populating

1.220 RER/REW/REP released January 2009

Several Bluetooth bug fixes for Blackberry 8700, V3m RAZR and LG VX8550.

iPod charging bug fix that does not require iPod to disconnect.

Voice Recognition of "HOME" was missing and fixed

Eject disc during power off bug fix

Navigation Data Base for MY07 radio updates with RS6 or earlier bug fix

Several bug fixes after Nav Data Base update, touch screen lock up & POI by City

Several UConnect bug fixes, Radio does not exit UConnect after call transfer, no

ring on incoming phone call, Phonebook list is empty, HMI frozen and could not

access UConnect.

Bug fix for Speech Dialog System lock-up.

Several Navigation/Map issues: Trail not showing on map, adding stop over while

in motion, reset caused by detour and avoid turn.

Bug fix for MEMO record

Fixed Dealer button on Emergency Screen

Speed and Flow information incorrect

Bug fix on radio reset during copy of large mp3 file from disc.

Black map after software update fixed

9.807 RER/REW/REP Software update disc (same as 1.055 software in Model Year 2009 radios)

New UConnect Functionality , support of Phone Book Download from compatible

Bluetooth Hands Free Phones. A paired phone will automatically download phone

numbers to the MyGIG address book. Radio provides Voice Recognition to all names

in this download. User can manually store individual names to the permanent address

book.

Added more Bluetooth Compatible phones (many new phones including Motorola Q)

Human Machine Interface (HMI) improvements

Added Alpha jump to HDD lists (select first letter in a list instead of

scrolling through list)

Moved JB (Juke Box) tab to FAVORITES under HDD

New progress icon for downloading music

Changed some POI icons on the map (removed yellow background)

Added phone book download status icon under UConnect screen.

Improved reliability of downloading Maps, Gracenote and application updates

Major Bug fixes

Fixed all audio mutes (missing audio) on Start Up.

Increased the number of Sirius Traffic messages and speed/flow

Note, iPod support is only available today through Model Year 2009 radios via a

serial port out the back of the radio. It is not currently an upgrade for Model Year

2007 and 2008 radios.

9.713 MY08V2.2 RER/REW/REP released March 2008 mailed to all dealers and users

Enable Wrangler microphone for UConnect and Voice Recognition

HDD firmware update to prevent Master Cylinder HDD corruption

Able to play imported compressed music from same album in order of the track

number

Navigation data base improved update software

SAT preset to new defaults

No change to Navigation or Gracenote data base

Note: Mopar Part Number 1-CDL1H111

9.665 MY08V2.1 RER/REW/REP released January 2008 only in for new production units

Graphics Accelerator for faster 3D map

Overlay Sirius speed and flow on Map in three colors, RED, YELLOW & GREEN

Update of UConnect bluetooth drivers for Verizon phones (i.e. Motorola V3)

Faster POI lookup

Improved Software update process using CRC error check

No change to Navigation or Gracenote data base

9.561 MY08V2.0 RER/REW/REP released October 2007

5 second timer on Accept Screen (aka Nag Screen)

iPhone Uconnect support added

Saves the Nav Prompt volume to 0 over an IGN cycle

Fixes loss of SAT presets

No change to Navigation or Gracenote data base

9.556 MY08V1 RER/REW/REP (North America, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Australia)

released July 2007

Bug fix radios stuck in Spanish or French (Wrangler)

Bug fix radios stuck in Demo mode

No change to Navigation or Gracenote data base

9.041 MY07 RER (North America) launched in March 2007

Launched on Nitro, Wrangler and Sebring (Avenger)

Navigation Data Base 1Q06 (March 2006)

Gracenote August 2006

8.044 MY07 REW (Europe) launched in December 2006

UConnect & Voice Recognition Disabled

Navigation Data Base 1Q06 (March 2006)

Gracenote August 2006

For REN owners, the latest software is 9.293. Not much for you.

Gracenotes List for RER/REN/REU users:

February 2008

Application version: Gracenote v881 (872 MB)

October 2008

Application version: Gracenote v1120 (836 MB)

March 2009

Application version: Gracenote v1287 (823 MB)

December 2009

Application version: Gracenote v2057 (827 MB)

February 2011

Application version: Gracenote v3373 (0.98 GB)

February 2012

Application version: Gracenotes v4620 (BIG)
 
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