Jeep Grand Cherokee: Reset Stereo System

A Jeep Grand Cherokee, like any other vehicle, could develop issues with its stereo system. Here are the guidelines if you own a Jeep Grand Cherokee and wish to know how to reset your stereo system.


2019 – 2022 Models

Method 1: Soft Reset

  1. Locate the tune knob and the volume button.
  2. Press and hold the tune knob and the volume button simultaneously.
  3. Hold the buttons for 15 seconds, and the screen will go off.
  4. The screen will again switch on, and at this point, the stereo system will reset.

Method 2: Hard Reset

  1. Ensure that you press the driver-side temperature up and down simultaneously. The Engineering Menu should appear when you hold the buttons for 4-6 seconds.
  2. Navigate to the Radio Reset Option.
  3. Hold down the same buttons as step one, which should cause the Jeep logo to flash before the screen turns off.
  4. The system will restart, the Jeep logo will appear again, and you’ll be sent back to the main UConnect screen.

2016 – 2018 Models

  1. Turn your car radio on.
  2. Wait for 10 seconds, and then turn your radio off.
  3. Reset the radio by pressing the power button once more.

Alternatively, you can do a factory reset to restore your stereo system.

  1. Press and hold the hot and cold up and down buttons at the same time for five seconds
  2. Navigate through the pop-up menu.
  3. Select the reset factory option.
  4. The stereo system will be reset to the factory.

2012 – 2015 Models

  1. Press and hold down the volumes and the tune knobs simultaneously for about 15 seconds.
  2. The radio will power off.
  3. The radio system will then turn on.
  4. It might take a couple of minutes to reset completely.

4 thoughts on “Jeep Grand Cherokee: Reset Stereo System”

  1. I can’t seem to reset my 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo radio, before I was able to do it by holding down the volume and tune button but now it won’t work.

  2. Pressed Uconnect button, it said misrecognition then my radio has no sound. Cd player and Bluetooth will play music but not radio.

  3. My radio is playing and then it’s stopping, and then it comes on as though it has a shortage in it, do buy another radio or what?


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