Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: twin cities MN
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The upfitters guide has the process ONLY available for 2016's now.
For 2014 & 2015 models it looks like they've changed programmable format on the last system 'update' to force owners back into the dealers...
- RADIO and MEDIA buttons then, shortly after that, while still holding RADIO and MEDIA, press the BROWSE/ENTER button. <still works>
- Touch the line for AUD Eng Menu <unavailable>
- Touch the line for CARLAYOUT: 6(0x06) <unavailable>
- CarLayout: 6(0x06) Front Speakers Only; 8(0x08) Front and Rear Speakers <unavailable>
And it looks like to exit the now crippled engineering menu screen it is the same key combination used to access it (unknown if that saves any changes).
Dealer only programming.... using their 'WiTech' system - the cheapest available is their wiTECH LITE Kit for $3650USD & $1800USD subscription.
I'm sure they had good reasons, this minor change fell under a larger demand to remove security risks when their systems were shown to be at risk of remote hacking, but the numbers suggest it is also to reach into our pockets and steal food off our tables 'after-the-sale' when it was a merely an at will owner/user adjustment before.
Just in round numbers, if they've sold 30,000 2014/2015 PM's and eventually half of them want the rear speakers enabled that would be $1,125,000 in revenue for the dealerships if they charge $75 per vehicle.
2014 Diesel 2500 window wagon
Michelin 245x75x16 Defenders
11 June 2015 delivery