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Compass Whacked out W/Procal...

Shortly after installing my Aev Procal I noticed the compass in my dash went Coo-Coo! It's almost 180 out?
Anyone else experience this?



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I've had my compass do the 180 on me a couple of times before I used the procal and once or twice after.

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Not sure if this has anything to do with it but if I put my cell phone on top the dash over the compass it goes out of whack until I move the phone away. What is AEV Procal?

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Not sure if this has anything to do with it but if I put my cell phone on top the dash over the compass it goes out of whack until I move the phone away. What is AEV Procal?
Hey Jeff, you got to check it out!
http://www.4wdandsportutility.com/te...tor/index.html

I'm running 37's and it really helped the performance out. Just bummed about my compass.
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Check page 212 in your owners manual to re-calibrate the darned thing...

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The compass is under that dash piece above your radio. If you can't recalibrate it, take it out and rotate it 180 degrees then reinstall. It'll fit both ways.

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The compass and the temperature are two different things.

Are you saying your temperature is reading 180 degrees? Have you recently had your grill off?
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The compass and the temperature are two different things.

Are you saying your temperature is reading 180 degrees? Have you recently had your grill off?
No he's saying the compass is 180 degrees out of position (360 degrees in a circle) so its reading almost South when going North, etc.

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The compass is under that dash piece above your radio. If you can't recalibrate it, take it out and rotate it 180 degrees then reinstall. It'll fit both ways.
lmao, what a cool new mod. Got a write-up for that one?

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lmao, what a cool new mod. Got a write-up for that one?
I learned the hard way that the compass can be put in backwards when I installed my Garmin Trailguide. No matter how many circles I did to recalibrate it, North kept reading South. Then it finally dawned on me what was really going on. Disassemble...reassemble. Fixed. Doh!!

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[QUOTE=gold knight;109158]No he's saying the compass is 180 degrees out of position (360 degrees in a circle) so its reading almost South when going North, etc.
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lol I asked because once reinstalling my grill, I managed to pinch the temp sensor and my temperature was reading about 180 degrees.

That's definitely interesting about reversing the compass, hopefully when I remove my trail guide this week, I won't screw it up putting it back in. lol But at least if I do I'll know what one fix is.
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Thanks for the replies! Ive been away from the pewter all day..

I'll check out the recalibration thing and see if helps to rotate it too.

Thank god the temp reading is correct! I don't know how I would survive without it
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any luck on the recalibration?

I have the same issue.

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any luck on the recalibration?

I have the same issue.
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No luck with it yet...looking for some type of write up on this.
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Forget the write up. It's detailed in your instruction manuel under calibrating the compass or something like that.

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Forget the write up. It's detailed in your instruction manuel under calibrating the compass or something like that.
Thanks! I'll look at it tonight.
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