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Cameras didn't turn off

Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:05 pm

2017 Bolt Premier w/surround view camera system:

Left the Subway Sanwich shop; had to back out of my parking spot, go about 40 yards to the main road, then turn left onto the road. Noticed that the cameras were still active and the radio wasn't playing. Travelling at 45 Mph or so.. Had to reboot the infotainment system by holding the Home and Fast Forward buttons for several seconds.

This was strange enough, but:

The same thing happened a few months ago, at the exact same place. (!) I go to the Subway Shop once/week at most. Nearly all my driving is local, 5 miles or so at a time, but am confident enough of the Bolt that I've given up my ICE car.

I've had the car 2 years and 5 months, 40,000+ miles on it. No other problems.

Anyone else?

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Re: Cameras didn't turn off

Sun Apr 19, 2020 9:57 pm


My 2017 Bolt LT's screen occasionally gets stuck with the rear camera on. (the car still drives fine)
I think it happens sometimes when I don't let the infotainment screen boot fully before 'shifting' it into gear.
It's probably best not to rush that .. mine boots up pretty quickly. ;)

Our EV's don't have the warmup issues that gas cars have (yay!) but as with other computer electronics
there probably is some software booting time required.

- 2017 Bolt EV LT
- 1982 VW Rabbit (Caddy) Pickup

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Re: Cameras didn't turn off

Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:32 pm

I'm usually rolling before the infotainment is booted up, it's kinda slow. It gets a head start, too, as I ALWAYS push the Start button, then fasten my seatbelt. Will see if I can replicate it, maybe on Sunday. (that's my Subway day)

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