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Old 02-25-2008, 09:00 AM   #21
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How many people posting in this topic are aware there'* a techinfo article or two on the subject?

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Old 02-25-2008, 09:03 AM   #22
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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
yea i know what you mean. i dont really need it but having that blank spot in that dash pisses me off. and and always having to clear the error annoys me.

now if only we can think of a good solution. i dont have my system in so its going to be a while before i can do some tried and true testing. but im thinking im going to try to move it to the driver side under the back seat. seems to be the only option. if its the enlarged magnets messing with it.
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Read my reply above. Then check Techinfo. You may not have to move it far. Experiement with it. Some people have seen success after only a 3-4 inch move.
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How many people posting in this topic are aware there'* a techinfo article or two on the subject?

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thanks willwren. i didnt notice that post you left ^^^
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Figured you missed it when we hit page two.

A little duct tape will do for playing around with it. The module is very similar in design to a flux detector (no kidding on the name) that aircraft use. I used to calibrate these in F4 Phantoms when they were replaced occasionally. Back in those days, it required actually moving the plane to all 4 cardinal directions.

Yours being newer and smarter may only need to move a little farther away from the disruption to be able to calibrate it out. In general, you don't want to locate it in an area with more 'dense' steel. On aircraft, it'* typically located way out near the outer wing.
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thanks for the tip.

and sounds like you had a cool job.
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