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My 2007 checy impala read "calibration complete" what does that mean ????


CALIBRATION COMPLETE
Refer to Electronic Compass Calibration do you have an owners manual ?
Compass Calibration
The compass direction will show CAL if it needs to be calibrated. Before calibrating the compass, drive the vehicle to an area that is magnetically clean (free of large metallic objects).
  1. Turn ON the ignition.
  2. Before calibrating the compass, make sure the compass is set to the variance zone in which the vehicle is travelling. See Compass Magnetic Variation Adjustment below.
  3. Press the vehicle information button until the PRESS TO CALIBRATE COMPASS screen is displayed.
  4. Press the set/reset button to start the compass calibration.
  5. The DIC will display CALIBRATING: DRIVE IN CIRCLES. Drive the vehicle in circles at less than 8 km/h (5 mph) to complete the calibration. The DIC will display CALIBRATION COMPLETE when the calibration is complete.

Oct 02, 2016 | 2007 Chevrolet Impala

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How to "Turn" a Centrios digital compass mod. 63-8162


It is a fun thing calibrating a vehicle compass. Find a large EMPTY car parking lot. Press the Calibration buttons and drive in 10 tight circles clockwise and then 10 tight circles anticlockwise. The light on my compass flashes as you start the circles.

May 31, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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What is calibrate compass on 2004 Buick Rendezvous


Manual Compass Calibration If the compass appears erratic and the calibration symbol does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode. To get into this mode, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on and cycle the DIC to the compass/temperature mode. 2. Press and hold the SET button for longer than three seconds. ZONE # PRESS & HOLD SET TO CHANGE: This display mode will be displayed when you are manually calibrating the system. The current zone number for compass variance will be displayed in place of the # symbol. Use the SET button to select the zone number from the graphic shown to select the current area of the country that you are driving in. PRESS SET TO CALIBRATE COMPASS: After selecting your zone, press the MODE button and this will be displayed on the DIC. Press the SET button and complete three 360 degree turns in an area free from large metal objects. The following two messages will toggle in the display until you calibrate the compass: • DRIVE VEHICLE IN CIRCLE • CALIBRATING COMPASS When calibration is complete, the display will return to its normal mode. 3-61 info obtained from MANUAL OWL
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Compass Variance Zone Procedure DIC Compass Driver Information Center DIC...

http://www.manuals365.com/swf/buick/2004_buick_rendezvous_owners.html?page=200

http://repair.chiltondiy.com/Buick/Rendezvous/Repair-Manual-Online
http://www.repairservicemanuals.com/Buick

Feb 02, 2016 | Buick Cars & Trucks

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What is calibrate compass on 2004 Buick Rendezvous Vous


Manual Compass Calibration If the compass appears erratic and the calibration symbol does not appear, you must manually put the compass into the calibration mode. To get into this mode, do the following: 1. Turn the ignition on and cycle the DIC to the compass/temperature mode. 2. Press and hold the SET button for longer than three seconds. ZONE # PRESS & HOLD SET TO CHANGE: This display mode will be displayed when you are manually calibrating the system. The current zone number for compass variance will be displayed in place of the # symbol. Use the SET button to select the zone number from the graphic shown to select the current area of the country that you are driving in. PRESS SET TO CALIBRATE COMPASS: After selecting your zone, press the MODE button and this will be displayed on the DIC. Press the SET button and complete three 360 degree turns in an area free from large metal objects. The following two messages will toggle in the display until you calibrate the compass: • DRIVE VEHICLE IN CIRCLE • CALIBRATING COMPASS When calibration is complete, the display will return to its normal mode. 3-61 info obtained from MANUAL OWL
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Compass Variance Zone Procedure DIC Compass Driver Information Center DIC...
http://www.manuals365.com/swf/buick/2004_buick_rendezvous_owners.html?page=200
http://repair.chiltondiy.com/Buick/Rendezvous/Repair-Manual-Online
http://www.repairservicemanuals.com/Buick

Feb 02, 2016 | Buick Cars & Trucks

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How do you slow circles to calibrate on a 2006 ford 500


Calibrating the compass? Drive to an empty car parking lot and drive 5 circles one way and then 5 circles the other way. Not too fast.

That light is an engine malfunction light. You need a code reader to tell where the fault is.

Dec 02, 2015 | Ford Cars & Trucks

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Zero point calibration


Performing Zero Point Calibration using Diagnostic Computer.
The ECM memory should have been reset due to which the calibration of the accelerator pedal has been erased. Use a scan tool and calibrate deceleration sensor.
You can do the calibration by clicking Engine and ECT > > special function > > and then click "deceleration 0 point calibration" while you do that make sure that coolant temperature is 80 degrees Celcius, IGN switch is "ON" , engine "OFF" and your gear shift is on "P

Performing Zero Point Calibration WITHOUT using Diagnostic Computer
1. If the vehicle is equipped with A/T, ensure that the shift lever is in the "P" range and the parking brake is applied. If the vehicle is equipped with a M/T, ensure that the parking brake is applied.
2. Turn the ignition switch ON.
3. Using a paper clip or auto wire, repeat a cycle of short and open between terminals Ts and CG (Pin 12 and pin 4) of DLC3,(16 pin Data Link Connector located under the steering wheel side) 5times within 8 seconds.
4. Verify that the VSC indicator light is lit indicating the recorded zero point is erased.
5. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
6. Be sure the terminals Ts and CG of DLC3 are disconnected.
7. Turn the ignition switch ON.
8. Check that the VSC warning light goes off about 15 seconds after the ignition switch is turned ON.
9. After ensuring that the VSC warning light remains OFF for 2 seconds, turn the ignition switch OFF.
10. Connect terminals Ts and CG of DLC3 using paper clip or auto wire.
11. Turn the ignition switch ON.
12. After turning the ignition switch ON, check that the VSC warning light is lit for about 4 seconds and then starts quick blinking at 0.13 second intervals.
13. After ensuring the blinking of the VSC warning light for 2 seconds, turn the ignition switch OFF.
14. Remove the clip from terminals Ts and CG of DLC3.
15. Drive the vehicle for at least 5 minutes to confirm Zero Point Calibration is complete.
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Aug 08, 2013 | Toyota Corolla Cars & Trucks

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2006 Expedition overhead compass reads "N" when heading "E". Wonder how to reset it so it indicates the direction accurately.


Yes. Wish I could tell you which button for sure, but to reprogram the Compass you hold one of the buttons and drive in a circle one or two times to reacquire your position.

Apr 08, 2013 | 2006 Ford Expedition XLT

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How do you calibrate the compass on a 2002 Ford Windstar


Copied from alldatadiy.com for 2002 Ford Truck Windstar V6-3.8L.....


Compass Calibration

1. Start the vehicle and locate the compass module mounted on the base of the mirror.

NOTE: For optimum calibration, drive to an open, level location away from large metallic objects or structures. Switch off all non-essential electrical accessories (rear window defrost, heater, A/C, map lamps, wipers, etc.) and make sure all doors are shut.

2. Press the RESET button until RESET to CAL is displayed in the message center display.

NOTE: To exit the calibration adjustment mode before carrying out a compass adjustment, turn the ignition switch to the OFF position.

3. Slowly drive the vehicle in a circle no more than five times at no more than 5 km/h (3 mph) until CIRCLE slowly changes to CALIBRATION COMPLETED in the message center display.

Jun 21, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

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My check engine comes on when in driving if i take my foot off the gas pedial and that apply acceleration again the light gose off. when the light goes on i lose power


I also have experienced this problem with my Isuzu D-Max pickup. Did the problem occur when you were having a long drive? Coz it happened to me when i was already driving for 1 hour at a regular fast speed. After that, the problem stilled continued, especially when i reach 100km per hour.

What I did to fix the problem was i had the pickup's alarms calibrated by an Isuzu authentic service center. Coz only Isuzu service centers can calibrate the alarms and i think they're the only ones who can diagnose the car's problem if the check engine alarm turns on.

After that, we found out that there was no problem with the engine. Just the "check engine" alarm's calibration.

Mar 17, 2011 | 1993 Isuzu Pickup

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Compass calibration


im taking an educated guess- ive done it maybe once or twice in a chrysler- try to go into the MENU by hitting the buttons for menu and reset. if u luck out it will say something like calibrate or calibrate compass on the screen. now it will either tell u what to do or if not drive carefully in a small circle slowly clockwise and then counterclockwise several times. as youre doing this it might suddenly pop up "calibration complete" or something similar. i almost forgot- IF U HAVE THE OWNERS MANUAL ,LOOK IN THERE 1ST. if not try what i said.

Aug 09, 2009 | 1991 Pontiac Grand Prix

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