Discover How to Reset Chrysler Uconnect®

2021 Chrysler Pacifica UConnect

The Chrysler Uconnect® infotainment system provides some amazing features to Martinsville drivers, including turn-by-turn navigation and smartphone integration with Bluetooth® phone and audio connectivity. Although this system typically functions without any problems, in some rare cases, your Uconnect® system may require a reset. Learn how to reset your Chrysler Uconnect® with the experts at Gunter CDJR Martinsville.



How to Reset Uconnect®

Wondering how to reset the Uconnect® system? Whether you’re looking for a Uconnect® 5.0 reset or you are driving a newer model, many (if not all) of the same steps apply. Here’s how to perform a soft reset:

  • Put your vehicle in park and ensure that it is in “RUn” mode.
  • Press and hold both the volume and turner knob buttons simultaneously.
  • Hold down the knobs for roughly 10-20 seconds.
  • A screen should flash with your vehicle’s brand name, then go dark once more.
  • Next, the brand name will return and will return to the main Uconnect® page.

The above Uconnect® reset is considered a “soft reset” and should help remedy any minor bluetooth or navigation issues without clearing any of your preset functions.


Uconnect® Hard Reset Procedure

Now that you know how to reset Uconnect® in terms of minor issues, let’s discuss the Uconnect® hard reset procedure. This process will restore your system to factory settings, therefore wiping any presets.

  • Press the hot and coup up and down buttons simultaneously for at least five seconds.
  • Scroll through the menu that pops up and select the choice prompting you to reset factory defaults.
  • Once selecting this option, wait roughly 30 seconds while the system reboots.

Note that using the Uconnect® hard reset procedure will change any specific settings you have updated.


Before You Reset Chrysler Uconnect®

Whether you’re looking to reset your Uconnect® 5 system or 8.4 system, there are a few things to keep in mind. If you have been looking up how to reset Chrysler Uconnect® online, you may come across a variety of posts and forums created by owners of Chrysler vehicles. Before following their advice, take note of the following:

  • It may not work: The year, make, model, and version of Uconnect® could all impact the reset instructions. Because of this, there is a lot of information out there. Be sure that if you are following directions you saw online, they are specifically for your particular make and model.
  • You may accidentally wipe out upgrades: It’s possible that by following improper directions, you could end up erasing any Uconnect® upgrades that came with your vehicle.
  • You can lose contacts and phone pairing: If you paired your smartphone through Bluetooth®, Andriod Auto®, or Apple CarPlay® your contacts could be lost due to a faulty reset.

Visit a CDJR Dealership for Further Assistance

To ensure that all of your information and features are kept as is, it may be best to leave resetting your Chrysler Uconnect® to the trained professionals at Gunter CDJR Martinsville. This can help you avoid any issues with warranties as well. We’re located in the greater Danville area and would be happy to answer any questions you have about CDJR features!


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The knowledgeable and skilled technicians at our Reidsville, NC-area  service center would be glad to help you with any vehicle issues, including resetting your Chrysler Uconnect®. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at your convenience. We make scheduling your next appointment quick and easy with our online form.

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