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Unread 03-09-2007, 07:55 AM   #1
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It's no big deal but my compass on the dash is WAY off. is this anything I should worry about (not for getting lost GPS helps that), is there something off with the computer?? anyone know?? and i got a bad rattle coming from around the seat belt harness in the driver's side, anyone else have this or have any idea what it might be coz i can't find it!

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Unread 03-09-2007, 08:00 AM   #2
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It's no big deal but my compass on the dash is WAY off. is this anything I should worry about (not for getting lost GPS helps that), is there something off with the computer?? anyone know?? and i got a bad rattle coming from around the seat belt harness in the driver's side, anyone else have this or have any idea what it might be coz i can't find it!
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Unread 03-09-2007, 08:13 AM   #3
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The early compasses in GM cars were calibrated by driving slowly in very tight circles both directions. This had to be done everytime the battery was disconneted. I sort of doubt that the Jeep is the same way but you may want to give it a try.
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Unread 03-09-2007, 08:20 AM   #4
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yeah my dealer s**ks, it's hard to find a good one down here
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Unread 03-09-2007, 08:21 AM   #5
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actually, there is a proceedure in the owners manual about recalibrating the compass, I don't know the exact steps, but it does involve driving in a circle.
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Unread 03-09-2007, 08:40 AM   #6
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roger that, i'll check it out i was just nervous that it might be the start of another problem in the computer or something
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Unread 03-09-2007, 09:48 AM   #7
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the rattleing you speak of... i have it, but not bad... i havent been able to find it either... i believe it may be in the cover of the adjuster rail
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Unread 03-09-2007, 11:13 AM   #8
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I think you might just need to recalibrate it. I had an auto pilot on my sailboat that needed to be recalibrated from time to time. it's in the manual.
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Unread 03-09-2007, 11:23 AM   #9
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that's what i was thinking stryker, but like i said i CAN'T find it, it's driving me nuts every little bump it's rattling in my ear, i thought it was either in the seat belt rail or on the side where the plastic is either coming off or hitting the door, neither of those seem to fix it, this weekend i will check further but thanks for everyone's help
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Unread 03-09-2007, 01:15 PM   #10
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I have the same rattle and can't find it either...but it's driving me nuts.

My project for today is FIND it and FIX it.
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Unread 03-09-2007, 02:11 PM   #11
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let us know if you find it!!!
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