Justus210
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Re: Telematics upgrade for US import to Canada

Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:24 pm

Hi Jim I have recently acquired a us 2014 leaf sv. What dealership did the software update for you?
I am in Winnipeg. Thanks.

Jeff
2014 sv
5.3 kw solar system
20 panels on rooftop
Winnipeg-Canada

alozzy
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Location: Vancouver, BC
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Re: Telematics upgrade for US import to Canada

Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:19 pm

Honestly, save yourself the grief and just accept the fact that NissanConnect/Carwings sucks and isn't worth the headaches...

The number of people having issues with the 3G TCUs is ridiculous and Nissan doesn't seem to be getting ahead of this issue. Early on, I felt that I needed Carwings but having not used it for months now, I don't really miss it. I now pre-heat the car using the climate control timer, which keeps my wife happy.

Even without TCU issues, NissanConnect is unreliable, slow, and provides a pretty limited set of features that haven't changed in years.
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
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Justus210
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Re: Telematics upgrade for US import to Canada

Fri Dec 15, 2017 3:55 pm

Alozzy thanks for the reply. But living in Manitoba remote climate control is very handy. For one I leave at different times. I have had remote start In my ice vehicles for 20 years and and willing to play the game.


Jeff
2014 sv
5.3 kw solar system
20 panels on rooftop
Winnipeg-Canada

alozzy
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Re: Telematics upgrade for US import to Canada

Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:43 pm

Best of luck, I sincerely hope it works out for you
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
Zencar 12/20/24/30A L1/L2 portable EVSE
1-1/4" Curt #11396 hitch
After market, DIY LED DRLs
LeafSpy Pro + Konnwei KW902 ELM327 BT OBDII dongle
Loving my first BEV :D

michelb
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Re: Telematics upgrade for US import to Canada

Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:06 pm

lucasgary wrote:Just wondering if anyone has seen issues around 2016 Leaf's.

I just got mine, it was bought from a dealer who sourced it in the states.

I was able to get set up by calling US nissan support, but I can only get a connection when I drive close to the US border. I was however able to sign in when I was near blaine and that worked fine. Otherwise I get the red slash through the car (No Service).

I thought he 3g/2g issue was prior to 2016 models.

Maybe roaming is fully disabled now?


I believe the 3G upgrade was only available in very late 2016 by which time they were probably only building 2017s so unless your 2016 was upgraded to 3G you likely only have the 2G unit. Having said that, I'm not sure why it would work close to the border so your 2016 might have been updated.

FWIW, I'm in Ottawa (so very unlikely I'm picking up a US tower) and can connect to the car with the app and get updates / turn on charging / heating but my usage hasn't been updated in almost a month.
2015 SV

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