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Old 06-27-2003, 05:18 AM   #1
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mine doesnt seem to work..and i just had the hole dash thingy replaced just a few months ago...is there a fuse for it or what its kind of annoying htat it doesnt work...and another question...what is the mode and set button on above the compass for? thanks
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The compass probably needs to be recalibrated. Here is the link to the info you need...
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=21
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mine doesnt seem to work..and i just had the hole dash thingy replaced just a few months ago...is there a fuse for it or what its kind of annoying htat it doesnt work...
Doesn't work how? i.e. Is it lit up but not moving? Or does it not light up at all?
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Check your owners manual also.
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lights up doesnt work
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lights up doesnt work
Check the connections to the compass (which I think is positioned under the rear window).

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my bonnevilleclub window decal that i will recieve tomorrow
I must have missed that. Where do those come from?
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What direction is it showing? Does it always show the same direction?
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ok when i start the car it will spin then it just goes i think south west...and stays there...doesnt move....



bonneville sticker i had my deign that some people liked made up...i just havent gotten it yet...my gf'* sister made it up i just havent seen her to get it yet...ill let you guys know how it looks when its on
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Recalibrate it by driving in small circles...more info in manual. I had to do that a couple times.
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yea i dont have a manual...wish i did
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