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Learn How to Reset the Nissan Rogue Radio

Your Nissan Rogue car radio should do more for you than play music. When you buy your Nissan Rogue in Okemos, MI, you should expect the car radio also to enable you to take calls, send and receive texts, and listen to music. 

However, the radio may require some resetting for you to be able to  change radio stations or play music and help you call or text. 

When you try this, the radio may display the phrase "Nissan Connect." If this message pops up, resetting it is mandatory.

In this post, we will explore two ways of resetting your Nissan Rogue Radio so that you can enjoy multi-functionality that makes driving your vehicle more enjoyable.

Reset Using the Setting Codes

When designing the Rogue, Nissan used codes to program and set the stereo system to make it easy to operate your radio and customize it according to your needs. 

Just like you can reset your smartphone to factory settings, you can do the same to your Nissan Rogue car radio. This approach is essential when you want to gain total control of your radio or if it malfunctions. 

Here’s what you need to do:

  • Ensure you have the car’s factory codes available in your car’s manual. If you do not have one, you should consider visiting your local dealership that sells Nissan Rogue in Okemos, MI, to obtain these factory codes.

  • Now, enter your ignition key and turn it to the ACC or accessories position. When in this position, turn your car radio on, and let it play until the music stops, which can take approximately three minutes. Remember, your car engine should not be running during this process.

  • Next, get to your keypad and hold down the number “4” until a digit appears on the radio screen. Now, use the tuning button to reach the first digit of your car factory code and confirm it by pressing the “5” button on your keypad. 

  • Repeat this process until you enter the last digit of the code. When done, remove the key from the ignition. Your radio is now reset successfully and you can customize it to your needs.

The Holding Power and ‘OK’ button

At times, getting the factory codes can take forever, and if this is your case, you need not worry as there is another easy way to reset your radio. 

This approach does not require the entering any codes, but uses the holding power and ‘OK’ button on your radio. You should hold these buttons until the software resets are complete, which can take between 10-20 seconds. 

Once complete, your car radio will have been reset and you can now configure it to fit your needs.

Key Takeaways

As we’ve seen above, there’s no need to struggle with resetting your Nissan Rogue car radio. If no dealership selling Nissan Rogue in Okemos, MI can help, you can use the next option of pressing and holding power and ‘OK’ button until the software resets.

 

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