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Old 02-24-2008, 02:12 PM   #11
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i never relocated mine, but when i removed the sub it wouldn't work again...
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I've had magnetic cargo in my trunk several times that always messed up the compass module, but when the cargo was removed and I recalibrated my compas, it always worked again.
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all very intresting. well my subs are out but the manets on my 6x9s are huge so i no choice but to try to relocate.

the question now is. how far does it need to be from the magnets. obviously with the stock magnets it was an issue being close. but now with the larger magnets that i have. what would be "far enough"?
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ddalder said
"The compass module actually mounts to the same plastic part your rear speakers are mounted in. It is about 3" x 3" x 1.5" and has the part number 25762938. I can post a picture if you're unable to locate it. You will find it to the left of the rear left speaker. "

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"The compass module actually mounts to the same plastic part your rear speakers are mounted in. It is about 3" x 3" x 1.5" and has the part number 25762938. I can post a picture if you're unable to locate it. You will find it to the left of the rear left speaker. "

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No. DON'T touch that one. It'* an inertial sensor for your StabiliTrak.

It should be fairly close to that. Look for the part number I posted. I'll try and get a pic up later.
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This is it.

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oh ok yea i saw that thing. ok yea i know what it is now.. where to miove it too though dang.
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what about metal shielding the speaker magnets rather than moving the sensor? it works for speakers made to sit on CRT televisions in home theatres, why not in this application. Would save you from moving the compass module (which might throw off calibration no?)
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what about metal shielding the speaker magnets rather than moving the sensor? it works for speakers made to sit on CRT televisions in home theatres, why not in this application. Would save you from moving the compass module (which might throw off calibration no?)
good point but then i would have to do it for all the speaker in teh trunk and depending how you do it it could just Resonate. no good for sound.

and i dont think it would through it off too much as long as you keep it in the same position that it is now. as far as where in the car i dont think it would matter.

keep the ideas comming guys. all good so far
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Man...I feel your pain lol I sure am glad you posted this problem, cuz it sure would be nice to have a compass again hahaha
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