Sync screen is black and audio controls do not work. I think the cause of my black screen of death is with the head unit/ stereo. I would only have a black screen. My stereo stays black but randomly works when I reverse and the back up camera display turns on. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. It remains black, with the exception of displaying the rear camera view when I back out my driveway. This morning however I went out and started the car and the screen was on, all the buttons worked and then 15 minutes later it was … I tried to do a "hard reset" by pulling system sparks away, with over night battery decoupling from the entire system and nothing happened, the paired … Restarted....still black screen. Basically, the backlight is out. One hot summer day the screen came back on clear for a few minutes, and went black again. None of the radio buttons directly under the screen work (power buttons, station direction buttons, menu buttons, and back buttons) and touching the screen … Each time, upon entering the vehicle, I place my foot on the brake and push the start button to bring it up to life. Back and forth with some changes in what works and what doesn't. The screen went totally black, in rest everything is working fine (paired phone, radio stations, etc), my only problem is that I can't see anything on the screen. If after turning ON the component and changing the TV INPUT, the BLACK SCREEN is gone and the TV works, the issue is now resloved. If you put a light to the screen, you'll see that the display/color/touch is still working, it just has no backlight. - Jeremy H., Tylertown, US Radio and screen quit working for a while, then start working again. I locked it, went away. Generally, it's a new display, and that ends up costing as much as a new radio. Also, the HDMI port on the card is not working, which is odd because the VGA port on the card works. 2011 Ford Explorer. Sometimes you get lucky and it's just a minor repair. Although you can check for power at the back of the radio with a test light, you’ll get a more complete picture if you use a multimeter. Started the car. For instance, if you have less than battery voltage at the radio, indicating a voltage drop, it may be difficult … I have a 2007 Chrysler 300 3.5l (not sure if engine size matters) but the radio screen is blank and the only thing that works is the on/off/volume and the station preset buttons on the left. ... GPS and climate control was black but the radio was playing... 2012 Chevrolet Equinox-Maintenance & Repair. I can play games without the black screen crash occurring, however, the games run very poorly and are very lag-heavy. I am having problems with the radio. Sometime the radio works, but I can't control the volume, or sometimes the fan speed. If these power wires are reversed, the radio will fail to work properly or at all. Everything works fine, with the exception of the infotainment screen. Well, it happened to me today. The cd/radio still worked. I drove for 4 miles, parked and turned off. It's common for it to work shortly on startup, then turn off. Once back in drive, it goes back to black. Black TV Screen Quick Test 3: After resetting and making sure the components are connected properly, if you still get the BLACK SCREEN, you may have a bad COAX CABLE or … ... Hi There I have a black screen and no radio. Several times I would crank my vehicle and the radio wouldn't turn on. Called dealer and made an appointment to bring in it today just in case. Okay, following the steps you just provided has proven that the problem is indeed linked to the graphics card. During the winter the sync wouldn't come on at - Answered by a verified Ford Mechanic. 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