A substantial quantity of Lexus models in the 2014 through 2016 model years were hit by having an outage a week ago that disabled navigation, heating and cooling and audio systems. Lexus confirmed an over-the-air update towards the infotainment system was behind the glitch, which caused the screens to reboot frequently without beginning up.
The car maker introduced it stopped the broadcast from the faulty update on Tuesday of a week ago, as reviews of infotainment system outages started flowing in.
“Errant data broadcast by our traffic and weather data company wasn’t handled not surprisingly through the microcomputer within the vehicle navigation mind unit (center display) of 2014-16 Model Year Lexus automobiles,” dealers introduced inside a statement published on their own websites in addition to Facebook.
“In certain situations, this problem may cause the mind unit to restart frequently, affecting operation from the navigation system, audio and heating and cooling features, and also the hands-free cell phone functions. The information suspected to cause the mistake was remedied yesterday.Inch
Lexus states the glitch could be remedied using a system reset in the dealership, which is carried out totally free, and also the car maker encourages proprietors to create their automobiles in.
The glitch also made an appearance to affect 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser motorcycles, and it was limited to many geographic parts of the U.S. such as the south. Lexus hasn’t listed the affected models or regions, and it has not pointed out whether a subsequent update will have the ability to cure the problem without a trip to an agreement.