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Old 07-17-2007, 10:10 PM   #1
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I did the circle thing, did the tru North thing, it still thinks east is west and west is east!!
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Please put your year and trim level/model in your signature.

Check Techinfo. Link at the top of the page. There'* an article on relocating the compass detector if you have large subs or toolboxes in your trunk. Do you?
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I have no system in car yet, have 12 JL audio, with Kenwood amp, I have to try where there are no power lines.
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Please check your sig in the TEST forum, not in the mechanical sections.

It would help if you read the forum descriptions before posting. The Moderators have been very busy cleaning up after you today.
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If you have changed any speakers on the back deck, then most likely that is the problem. As you'll find in that Techinfo article, relocating the compass module will most likely fix up the problem.
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Default Tried recalibrating

I tried to recalibrate compass in parking lot, it still isnt right. Im getting a little annoyed, I tried the true north b.*. nothing is working! Also i have the tipical moisture in right rear taillight, any suggestions?
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If you have changed any speakers on the back deck, then most likely that is the problem. As you'll find in that Techinfo article, relocating the compass module will most likely fix up the problem.
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What else would cause it not to calibrate??
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Maybe a bad module, however the typical failure is due to magnetic fields that have been changed. Like any speakers in the deck or trunk.
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