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How does the rearview monitor work?
If your car is equipped with a rearview monitor, you have an important tool for increasing safety any time you back up your vehicle. The touchscreen in the center console is connected to a rear-facing camera that turns on whenever...
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Vehicle hesitating upon startup and reverse camera doesn't always work.
Hello, for the hesitation on start up, I am assuming you are referring to a slow starting condition. A weak battery or a starter motor beginning to fail can cause a slow starting condition. You should have the battery tested,...
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Can I Only Use the Rearview Mirror to Drive in Reverse?
The rear-view mirror in your vehicle is one of several mirrors that we use to gain a safe view of the other cars and obstacles around us while driving. Typically, as the name implies, the main purpose of this mirror...
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How do you change the language on the rear view monitoring system?
In addition to providing you with a live video feed of the area directly behind your car to assist with backing out of parking spots and other situations where you need to use reverse, the rear view monitoring system also...
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What can affect the view from the rearview camera?
While the rearview camera on your car can help provide better safety when you’re backing up, there are several things that can affect the image quality and view. Here’s what you need to know: The view can be dim...
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How does the rearview camera work?
Your SUV may be equipped with a rearview camera (it’s optional equipment). If so, it provides you with a significant amount of safety by delivering a view of what’s behind your car right on the center screen or rearview mirror...
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How do I permanently disable the rear view monitor system?
Your car’s rear view monitor system is designed to provide you with greater safety in situations where you need to see behind the car when backing up. However, it can be disabled both temporarily and permanently (it can be enabled...
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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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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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Back up camera comes on and off when my headlights are on
The navigation unit and power train control unit use some common sensors to know when you are in reverse to activate the backup camera. If your backup lights do not work or other problems are happening, then I suggest having...
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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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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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Where to get back up camera repair?
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