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Compass and temperature indicators stopped working

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  • charles663 Nov 13, 2010

    2000 Toyota 4 Runner
    rear view mirror / compass, temperature, and automatic dimming
    works intermittently / Was not working this morning / I hit a bump in road and compass and temperature displayed properly.
    I checked the plug on back of mirror. It was secure. I think I have a loose connection with power supply / or loose ground. I don't know where the power supply connection is located or ground. Thanks Charles

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Hello
First off I will need the make and the model of the GPS, approx how old is the unit? have you attempted any repair to correct this issue of no compass or temperature read out.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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    yadayada Nov 13, 2010

    I have had allot of these mirrors in for warranty and non warranty repairs for exactly this problem, the only fix for this is to replace the mirror, they are not sent in for repair, no parts are made available to repair them at any factory electonics service center, Toyota considers them to be a throw away part, sorry but this is the fact of the matter.

  • yadayada
    yadayada Nov 13, 2010

    This is not a connection problem, it is a defective mirror, have never seen anything else and have checked dozens of times.

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