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Lexus infotainment systems go dark after software glitch

Toyota confirmed on Thursday that infotainment and navigation systems on some Lexus models have shut down due to a software glitch.

An automatic software update sent to 2014 to 2016 Lexus vehicles equipped with a specific generation “Enform” system with navigation. Toyota said owners experiencing the loss of infotainment and navigation should visit their dealer for a system reset. This should make the head units functional again.

According to Fortune, the company sent an over-the-air (OTA) update. Only a few automakers are using it, with more planning to in the future. OTA updates have typically been for maps, telematics, infotainment, and the electronic control unit.

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