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Car kit on display screen

I have a v cast LG Verizon cell phone and my display screen has the words "car kit" on it. I can't make out going calls nor can I get incoming calls. How do I get it off?

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  • bryut Nov 21, 2007

    it has car kit on there and i cant call or get calls.

  • Bstud Mar 20, 2008

    the phone has d same car kit problem

  • ty2000
    ty2000 May 06, 2008

    I just read how another guy said to turn off the phone and use something to touch the little prongs on the bottom of the phone ( where you would plug in the charger). I used a small pair of scissors and much to my worked. When I turned my phone on, it started back- good as new.... and Verizon said it couldn't be fixed. Ha! hope this also helps someone else. Good luck!

  • Anonymous Jun 19, 2008

    had the same issue, unable to find anything in directions or on phone, may have gotten literally a drop of water on the charger connector. Plugged phone into wall charger and car kit message went away. woo hoo

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    My VX8300 was stuck in "Car Kit" mode. I read the solutions here and I can't believe it, the solution by blowing compressed air into the charging connection worked!!!!!!!!! Thanks,

  • kkm3 Sep 24, 2008

    Same problem - Tried the compressed air on the battery prongs and the plug-in prongs. Still saying "Car Kit" :(

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    Worked nice. thanks a lot



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It's actually something wrong with your phone. The connector on the bottom of the phone may have gotten wet. If you are comfortable taking the phone apart you can clean the connector w/ 99.5% isopropyl alcohol and a soft bristled brush. Good luck.

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What I did was to take the car charger and plug and unplug from phone. This cleaned the bottom contacts and the phone no longer has the car kit on screen and works well again.

Posted on Oct 10, 2007



Thumb tack worked great.

Posted on Sep 17, 2008


I turned off the phone, plugged it into my wall charger, unlpugged it, and turned it back on. It worked fine after that.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008


I also cleaned the charger connector with a small thin flat screw driver and it worked

Posted on Jul 10, 2008


I can't believe it...Tin foil worked for me too!  THANK YOU!

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This worked for me...I just cleaned the charger connector with a thumbtack and it worked...

Posted on Jun 23, 2008


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Well i had the same exacts problem because i couldn't hear other people on the other end or any noise with my phone so my dad went and got a can of contact cleaner or that spary that sparays air and where the charger goes in I sparyed it there and put my charger in a few times and when i opened it the car kit was GONE!! I reccommend contact cleaner!!

Posted on Jun 01, 2008

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