Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

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Surveyor98
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Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

Post by Surveyor98 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:38 pm

I have a 2013 Ford F150, Maestro RR with Kenwood DMX7704S. I connected the OBDII wires to the OBDII port, but the vehicle gauge option is greyed out on the radio. Am I missing a connection somewhere?

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Re: Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

Post by Dara DeGrand » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:44 am

Your flash isn't done correctly- when you programmed your maestro on the website, you unchecked the Gauges option, which turned them off. When you do this, they icon will be grayed out on the radio.
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Re: Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

Post by Surveyor98 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:47 am

Thank you, Dara,
I will take care of that tonight! :D

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Re: Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

Post by Surveyor98 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:12 am

Just to be clear, assuming I want to keep all my Ford options EXCEPT Sync, I need to have them checked, right? So are there any options that you recommend I NOT use (due to technical issues, etc.)?

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Re: Engine Gauges not displaying Kenwood DMX7704S

Post by Dara DeGrand » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:23 am

Gauges and Vehicle info are listed as OEM Systems in step 5 of your flash, but they're really features that we add with your radio. If you uncheck them, you lose them.

If you want to use CarPlay or Android Auto, I recommend unchecking Sync. Past that, everything else can stay selected in your flash.
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T 514.807.2888
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