Q: Navigation screen system says "program cannot be read" after new car battery was put in.

asked by on

Car would not start. AAA jumped battery and then installed new battery. Now Navigation display information screen does not work properly and displays the message "A program cannot be read"

My car has 66000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. You will need to do a hard reset on the vehicle if your navigation system is factory in design. Disconnect the battery and turn the headlights on. Hold your foot on the brake pedal for 1 minute and then let off. This will reset the system. Now reconnect the battery and see if the navigation system will operate. If you need further assistance with your navigation system, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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. Navigation screen system says "program cannot be read" after new car battery was put in.

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: got spark, got gas from injectors, cranks but won't start

You will need to check to see if there is spark getting to the spark plugs at end of wires. You may need a cap and rotor. If there is spark at plugs and have fuel pressure and injector pulse...

Q: I've got codes P0171 P0102 P0113 P0171 P0101 from the CEL and TRAC being lit up. This happened all of a sudden and the 2010 Toyot

Hi there. The codes P0171 (System too lean bank1), P0102 (mass airflow circuit low), P0113 (intake air temperature circuit high), and P0101 (mass airflow circuit range/performance) could be, all related to a faulty MAF (mass airflow) sensor. The TRAC light...

Q: It has been sitting for 3 years. Is it worth trying to get it started. If so what problems should I look for first?

The first thing to do is to drain all the gas and put in fresh fuel. You may have a bad fuel pump if it has seized from sitting in old fuel. Other than this you may need to have...

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...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.