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Old 01-13-2004, 03:50 PM
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Pete, I had the same problem, first when I put my 2 10'* in the trunk and then again when I put my pioneer 6x9'* in. Both times I re-calibrated it according to the manual and it'* worked fine since. I actually went out a couple of times before doing any speaker upgrades. I think as soon as the compass loses it'* bearings it shuts itself down. Just love the looks I get driving around in circles when I recalibrate.
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My compas didn't shut down... it is just way off. Like when I drive towards the lake it says I'm going SW....
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Old 01-13-2004, 10:53 PM
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That'* nothin - once my compass started turning backwards!
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Old 01-14-2004, 12:50 AM
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Well I was going to calibrate it today, but noticed it started working again by itself! Well, I looked closer and noticed it wasn't just right. It was completely opposite. I was going North and it said I was going South.

Oh well, for now I'll deal with it. Not like I need it now. Plus it'* too darn cold to be outside laying in my trunk to relocate the sensor.
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it'* not like it'* a very "nice" compass just the main cardinal directions.... Do ya really use it?
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