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Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado #13215834 07/15/19 11:35 PM
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How the heck do I turn off the back up camera? Reason I ask is I can't see behind the truck in the dark. Too much light from the screen in the cab of the truck.

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13215862 07/15/19 11:56 PM
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Originally Posted by SkeeterHawk
How the heck do I turn off the back up camera? Reason I ask is I can't see behind the truck in the dark. Too much light from the screen in the cab of the truck.

We have two guys at work with the same thing. There is NO WAY to turn it off or dim it. They throw a t shirt or towel over it when its dark outside.


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Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13215865 07/16/19 12:04 AM
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Thanks for the reply. I guess I have to get a piece of cardboard and velcro strips. Once installed I will drive it to the nearest Chevy dealer and ask. WHAT THE HECK WAS GM THINKING!!
Better yet take pictures and send to GM corporate.

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13216381 07/16/19 03:24 PM
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There is, or used to be, a dimmer control for the dash/control panel lights on the left hand side of the steering wheel near the headlight controls, have you tried that?

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13219015 07/19/19 12:35 AM
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If you have a valet mode I'd try that.

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13234730 08/04/19 01:28 AM
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Tundras have brightness settings for the display. Not sure about Chevy's.


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Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13236514 08/05/19 07:15 PM
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On 2015 gmc the interior dimmer switch will dim camera

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13290001 09/22/19 09:57 PM
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On my buddy’s 2018 that backup camera sucks when backing up when it is dark. It will blind you. They sure did not think that through

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13294543 09/27/19 03:29 AM
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i have the same truck and the same problem ! ---- gm has a software update that fixes the brightness --take it to the dealer --



i backed over my own mail box before i got it flashed --cant see nothin

Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13359796 12/03/19 04:40 AM
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My 2019 Silverado camera is great day or night.

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Re: Back up camera-2017 Chevy Silverado [Re: SkeeterHawk] #13446168 02/21/20 02:16 AM
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gm has a reflash to solve this problem --had mine done after i ran over my own mailbox -- take it to gm dealer

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