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Honda Civic Camera Not Working

Your Honda Civic cameras can run into issues where they malfunction or stop working all together. There are a few issues that could be behind this problem.

Typically, if your Honda Civic cameras are not working you are most likely facing a connection issue with the cameras themselves. The easiest way to determine this is to check the cable connectors. Otherwise the issue could be related to your display screen, rebooting it will usually solve this issue.

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Honda Civic Front Camera Not Working

Honda Civics are equipped with a front-facing camera. This can be useful in the event of an accident or if a pedestrian were to walk out in front of your vehicle. If your Honda Civic front camera is not working you need to check the camera.

Blue car driving through city at night

If your Honda Civic front camera is not working, you may be facing a connection issue. You can find your front camera behind the rear view mirror. Check the cables connecting your camera to ensure that they are properly connected. As with all cables, debris, such as dust, can build up.

Using compressed air, blow out any dust that may be in the cable connectors. Reattach the camera cables and test to see if it is working.

Honda Civic Backup Camera Not Working

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Like most cars, Honda Civics are equipped with backup cameras. You can sometimes run into issues with your backup camera where it will not work when you put your car into reverse.

If your Honda Civic backup camera is not working, first check to see if there is a display issue. Check to see if your lane watch cameras are still working. If those are working properly, check your reverse camera again. You should still see the backup lines, even though the display may not be working.

If you can still see the lines, that is an indicator that there isn’t an issue with the camera itself. 

Honda Civic Lane Watch/Blind Spot Camera Not Working

Red car driving through the city streets during the day

The Honda Civic has a great feature with a lane watch or blind spot camera. This camera begins working when you indicate that you are about to switch lanes. It is designed to make that process safer. Because of that, it can be extra frustrating when your camera stops working.

If your Honda Civic lane watch/blind spot camera stops working, the first step is to reboot the camera screen. Press and hold the audio power button for ten seconds. You will then be prompted to reboot. Once it reboots, you will be met with a blue screen that has the Honda logo. 

Once your screen has rebooted, test to see if the camera is working by using both your left and right signals. 

Honda Civic Backup Camera Black Screen

Rear view camera display in car

If you go to use your Honda Civic backup camera and are met with a black screen, you should still be able to see the backup lines that indicate where your car is going.

If your Honda Civic backup camera is displaying a black screen, this is most likely related to a connection issue. Locate the camera on the back of your car just above the license plate. Open your trunk and remove the top lining by removing the clips that hold it in very carefully with a screwdriver. You only need to remove the ones closest to the camera. There is also a phillips screw holding the liner in.

You can then access the camera, which is held in place with three clips. One holds the camera itself, the other two harness the camera to the vehicle. Carefully unscrew these and check the connector cables. Overtime, these can become dirty because of road conditions. Use compressed air and WD40 to clean the connectors. Reattach the clips connectors to the camera and secure the clips. Test your backup camera again to see if it is working.

Honda Civic Backup Camera Not Clean/Blurry/Too Dark

Rear view camera for a car

Like all cameras, occasionally you may notice that your backup camera has a display that is blocked by debris, may appear blurry, or is simply too dark. You should check the camera itself.

If your Honda Civic backup camera is not clean, blurry, or too dark, locate the camera on the back of your car just above the license plate. Open your trunk and remove the top lining by removing the clips that hold it in very carefully with a screwdriver. You only need to remove the ones closest to the camera. There is also a phillips screw holding the liner in.

You can then access the camera, which is held in place with three clips. One holds the camera itself, the other two harness the camera to the vehicle. Carefully unscrew these and detach the connector cables. This will allow you to remove the camera and clean it off. Use a screen safe cloth to clean off the camera. Reattach the cables and the clips to your camera. After you have reattached the lining, test to see if your camera’s image has improved.

Honda Civic Backup Camera Stays On

Rear view camera display screen in car

While your backup camera should only be engaged when your car is in reverse, you can occasionally run into an issue where your backup camera remains on even after you have shifted out of reverse.

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If your Honda Civic backup camera stays on, you can manually turn off your backup camera. Hold the power button, the home button, and the eject button at the same time. This will bring up a screen, select Guideline Setup and then locate the area that is naked Rear Jew Camera. 

That will allow you to manually turn your rear on or off.

Honda Civic Rear Camera Adjustment

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You may occasionally run into issues where your rear view camera’s guidelines are not working correctly. You may need to adjust the rear view camera settings.

To adjust your Honda Civic rear camera, you can manually access the guidelines settings through the menu. Go to your settings screen and select Camera. This will allow you to choose which camera you’d like to use. Select Rear Camera, you can either adjust your dynamic guidelines, or shut them off entirely. 

While in the rear view camera menu, you will also have the option to adjust other settings such as the brightness and sharpness of the camera’s display.

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Honda Civic Camera Not Working

If your Honda Civic camera is not working, many times this is an issue that can be solved by rebooting your camera screen. Otherwise, you can check your camera itself. The connection may have come loose, or may have debris in the connectors, causing a connection issue.

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