Chevy MyLink Screen Glitch - How To Fix It
The Chevy MyLink system allows you to seamlessly sync your smartphone to the Chevy infotainment system using Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. It's a great way to stream music and use other apps but can be frustrating if the screen is glitchy. That's why in this article, we'll cover common causes of MyLink screen glitches and how to fix them.
Common Causes Of Chevy MyLink Screen Glitches
There are a number of reasons why your Chevy MyLink screen may glitch. Fortunately, you can troubleshoot the most common problems yourself, which include:
- Software Errors: The Chevy MyLink software is occasionally prone to acting up after the system loses power or needs a software upgrade. Check your owner's manual to see how to complete the software update.
- Blown Fuse: If the fuse for the MyLink power is bad, it will need to be replaced. Check your owner's manual for the location of the fuse for your MyLink system.
- Bad Battery: A weak or bad battery can cause the Chevy MyLink to glitch or flicker. To solve this problem, you'll need to make sure the battery is fully charged or replace it if it's bad.
- Bad Electrical Connection: Occasionally, an electrical connector or wire will work itself loose. If the problem is with the electrical wires connecting your MyLink, you can splice them or tighten the connectors. If the problem is internal to your MyLink, we can help you replace it.
- Damaged Screen: If the screen on your Chevy MyLink is cracked or damaged, it will need to be replaced. That's where we come in.
Once you've fixed the cause of your Chevy MyLink glitches, you'll want to perform the reset process outlined below.
How To Reset Your Chevy MyLink Screen
If your Chevy MyLink system needs to be reset, follow these steps:
- Turn off the car and remove the key from the ignition.
- Unhook the battery cables, starting with the negative ground first.
- Move the battery cables away from the battery and then connect the positive cable to the negative cable.
- Insert the ignition key and turn it to the on position.
- Wait for 10 to 15 minutes, then turn off the ignition and remove the key.
- Disconnect the battery cables from each other and reattach them to the battery. Start with the positive cable first, followed by the negative cable to reduce the likelihood of sparks or a power surge.
- Start your Chevy or turn the ignition key on to verify if the reset is completed.
What If The Reset Doesn't Work?
If you've tried the above options with no luck, we can help you replace your stereo with a low-cost remanufactured unit, like this one for the Chevy Traverse. The process is fast and easy - all you have to do is order a head unit from our website and send us your old one. All of our remanufactured car stereos include a limited lifetime warranty and fast, free shipping anywhere in the lower 48 United States.
Contact us or give us a call at 800-548-1195 if you have questions or would like to know more about our services.