Fiat Chrysler sent an over-the-air update that is causing Uconnect to endlessly reboot
See the original posting on The Verge
Being able to update your cars user interface over the air means better access to new features, with fewer trips to the dealer, and ideally a quick fix if somethings wrong. But there are inevitably going to be hiccups when a behemoth like, say, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles tries to update the infotainment system it pushes on many of its sub-brands and something breaks. This weekend, as Jalopnik noticed, FCA sent an over-the-air update to its Uconnect platform that is causing infotainment systems in cars to reboot every 45 seconds or so.
Uconnect is supported by Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Fiat vehicles, and the problem seems fairly agnostic. Customers of all makes are on Twitter tweeting at the @UConnectCares support account…