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Installing a backup camera
Hello. If you do not want the warranty voided or extra charges after the lease is up then make sure you only get a surface mount system and do not let any holes be drilled in the car for the...
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Navigation screen, backup cam, and bluetooth not working
Hello. This could have been caused by a faulty battery installation. When the battery is not installed properly it may blow with the 100 amp battery fuse, which can be costly to replace. However, it is also likely that your...
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Remove camera message - 2013 Cadillac XTS
No, a continuous warning means the system must require some sort of service. The camera is very delicate and may have been bumped or moved in the process of the windshield replacement. Visit the local dealer to have the system...
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No camera mode - 2016 Audi A7 Quattro
Try pressing the "MMI" button in the upper right.
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Left front strut makes clanking sound when driving over bumps
Without knowing a bit more backstory, I can only make assumptions. It is unusual for a dealership to want to paint a car unless there is a paint recall or the vehicle was damaged in some way. If the vehicle...
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Driver is told that his SUV's safety equipment is unreliable
Hello. It is true that these systems should not be relied upon as your primary function of safety. They are not always 100% accurate and may not work as well as being vigilant on our own. These are simply considered...
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Car owner is told squeaky brakes are normal
Hi there. Many times they say that these things are normal because they do not have a good fix for them. The brake noise problem occurs because the brakes get too hot on this vehicle and they glaze over. ...
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Hi I am looking to wire my reverse camera to my cars reverse lights. The first time I tried it, i think i grounded the wire wrong.
I can't say for sure if you were the one that caused the other issues with your car. I also must assume all these issues have been repaired since you last attempted to install the back up camera. A completely...
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Back up camera is not aligned
Unfortunately, this vehicle is so new, I don't have much repair information on it. It looks like there may be a way to adjust it via infotainment system menu screen. Check your owner's manual, and if that doesn't help, give...
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Where is the ignition switch harness located? Also, what color wire and gauge are the ignition accessory wires for this vehicle?
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic about your backup camera installation. The ignition switch harness is located inside the steering wheel column on the left side. If I'm not mistaken, the ACC wire will be an 18 gauge pink/yellow...
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I have a blackvue 2 channel dashcam I would like installed and wired in do you offer this service
Hello there, installing a backup camera in your 2015 Audi A3 is not a job YourMechanic performs. YourMechanic does not perform aftermarket modifications, in most cases installing a backup camera required modifying the vehicles wiring harness and this is not...
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Reversing sensors not working and reversing camera intermittent
Hi there. Depending on your camera setup on your vehicle, most of the wires has sensor tied in the main harness of the system along with the fuses. If the sensor is not clicking, then first check the fuse and...
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What does the Service Front Camera message mean? Is this covered under warranty? 2015 GMC Acadia
Hi there - quite often this message simply means the camera lens for the front camera has dirt, a leaf, or some other debris on the lens, and the camera cannot function properly. Wiping the lens area with a soft...
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How do I adjust the backup camera display?
While you have the vehicle in reverse and your foot firmly on the brake, there is an option to adjust day/night settings. Here you can adjust the brightness, but there is no option for changing the contrast. You can adjust...
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The back-up camera on our 2011 Ford Edge shows shows images upside down or a blank screen 50% of the time. How do we fix this?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Issues like this are typically related to electrical issues, or programming issues. Both can cause you symptoms, and similar problems. In these situations, there may be several things you have to try until you...
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how can we adjust the resolution of toyota corolla backup camera
Hello, thank you for writing in. Yes, you can change the settings. The display screen can be adjusted under the "display" option under "setup". You can adjust contrast and brightness, and you can also change between day and night modes....
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How to disable a rear view camera in Toyota Corolla ?
The rearview camera can be enabled or disabled using the touch screen display. Perform the following steps: Turn on the touch screen display Touch the “Main Menu” button Touch the option “System Setup” Touch the option “Camera Setup” Touch...
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I am getting a side detection, front camera service, and park assist service.
The side detection module and the radio receiver module has stopped working and is causing the warning lights to come on. The parts will need to be replaced in order for the camera to work correctly. If you need further...
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I looking for an inexpensive dash cam to use as a backup cam for school bus.
Hi there. You could check the local parts store or an online store for the reverse camera that you are looking for. Some department stores that house electronics have video cameras that could work on your vehicle.
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Where to get back up camera repair?
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