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I am going to have the backup camera enabled at the dealer and I understand that rear video can be enabled at the same time.

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What is the special tool called that they use to tweak the software bits?

Is this done through the OBD-II port?

Is there anything other than backup camera and rear video out that can be enabled?
 

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Questions:

What is the special tool called that they use to tweak the software bits?
StarSCAN tool? (I only quoted the question I thought I knew :D )
 

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I've read that the dealership CAN do this but the one I asked didn't know what I was talking about. I have since discovered that no matter what you ask them they don't know what you're talking about.:suicide:

I recently bought a lockpick and although not the cheapest way to do this I think it might be the easiest.
 

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Thanks guys.

I am contemplating the ALLGIG if I go that route because the lockpick won't work with a manual trans for the backup camera unless they finally worked that out.

I already have the video interface cable from amazon, which was less than half of what NAV TV charges for a similar harness. The allgig sans the AV harness is $290.
 

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My local dealer wants $150 so that isn't terrible compared to the NavTV.

They would not enable it without the camera connected but I just received that the other day.
 

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I've read that the dealership CAN do this but the one I asked didn't know what I was talking about. I have since discovered that no matter what you ask them they don't know what you're talking about.
Oh, that was a great laugh for the morning. Thanks.
Most dealers really are just a pathetic storm of bullshit and deception :shitstorm:
Although I liked one years back...NeSmith Chevy out of Claxton, GA. I bought my since sold GTO from them. They seemed to actually care. So, I didn't want to say that every dealer sucks, but most that I've ever dealt with did indeed suck.

I was searching for info on backup cameras, but I think I'll start a new post.
thx.
 

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Anyone know if there will be a conflict with an installed flashpaq while trying to get the dealer to do this for the camera?
 

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I'm taking my '16 JK to the dealership Jan 3rd for the "front impact sensor wire" recall (S76)and an oil change. I'm taking the instruction sheet for the rear camera setup with me and hope I get lucky with the service writer. All he can say is "NO" or "Pony Up". Keeping my fingers crossed.
 

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I had mine done a couple days ago. I had to bring the instructions to them and they were able to do it. Charged me a half hour labor.
BTW, the programming knocked out my Flashcal tune so I had to reinstall it afterward.
 

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I had mine done a couple days ago. I had to bring the instructions to them and they were able to do it. Charged me a half hour labor.
BTW, the programming knocked out my Flashcal tune so I had to reinstall it afterward.
FYI to all you should ALWAYS restore your tune if it is going to the dealership.
We have several guys in our club that work for the dealership and they tell us that is one of the biggest problems.
Theay will just assume you have no tune.
 

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Arrived at the dealership for the recall fix. I asked the service writer chic if she was in a good mood and would "comp" me a reverse camera flash. She told me she wasn't in a good mood and that she had to charge me $100. I told her I'd take a pass.

About an hour later, she walked into the waiting room and told me she had experienced a change of heart and was going to throw it in. Told me not to tell anybody, so don't ask me where I had it done. When I go back for my last free oil change, I'll take her a gift card to a nice local restaurant.
 

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I just got my dealer to enable mine today for free! Was quoted $45 over the phone and didn't even need an appointment, just showed up (on a Monday no less). I mentioned calling in, and that guy was gone today. The new guy said, "did he give you a price, or say he'd take care of it?" I didn't lie, and said, "yeah, I just bought this from you last month (used), so I was hoping you'd take care of it." Boom, done for free ;)
 

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Can anyone help me find the part number or link for the back-up camera? The g/f is purchasing a used 2015 with the upgraded head unit/radio and my understanding is I will either have to buy a locpic or take it to the dealer to have them enable the back-up camera feature. I have tried searching but came up empty.
 

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Arrived at the dealership for the recall fix. I asked the service writer chic if she was in a good mood and would "comp" me a reverse camera flash. She told me she wasn't in a good mood and that she had to charge me $100. I told her I'd take a pass.

About an hour later, she walked into the waiting room and told me she had experienced a change of heart and was going to throw it in. Told me not to tell anybody, so don't ask me where I had it done. When I go back for my last free oil change, I'll take her a gift card to a nice local restaurant.
Great idea! That what we call planting a seed.
I love it when regular people help one another.
Screw the stealership.
 

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I'm taking my '16 JK to the dealership Jan 3rd for the "front impact sensor wire" recall (S76)and an oil change. I'm taking the instruction sheet for the rear camera setup with me and hope I get lucky with the service writer. All he can say is "NO" or "Pony Up". Keeping my fingers crossed.
Did you have luck getting them to flash your 2016?
I spoke to one of the local dealers in DFW area, and he said they do not have the ability to flash it because Chrysler changed some computer settings and the bus or something wont allow it. He did spend some time checking, or went and had a cup of coffee.
I have a 16' and already installed the camera, he said I would need to go buy whatever BestBuy sells to fix it up.
Thanks
 
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