Q: How do I permanently disable the rear view monitor system?

asked by on

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 later). Here’s how to shut it off and keep it off:

  1. With the ignition on and the transmission in reverse, press the auto button for 15 seconds (keep your foot on the brake).

  2. The video feed will cycle on and off, and then turn amber.

  3. Hold the button until the video turns black.

Tips

  • By permanently disabling the rear view monitor system, it will not automatically come back on when you crank the engine the next time.

  • To enable a disabled rear view monitoring system, press the auto button at any time. The screen will turn green and then show the rear video feed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I permanently disable the rear view monitor system?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Q: How should pregnant women wear seat belts?

Wearing a seat belt is a practice that everyone in the vehicle should follow. It is even a law in most states. The seat belt should fit snugly across the lap and shoulder, even on pregnant women. Pregnant women should...

Q: AC, speedometer, and windows not working

Hello. Depending on how and when these items began to fail will make a difference as to what is going on. If they all occurred at the same time, then I would suspect an issue with the fuse box. It...

Q: 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...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...