Changing the Compass Zone - Chevy Colorado & GMC Canyon
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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 12-30-2003, 04:23 PM Thread Starter
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Changing the Compass Zone

I was sitting in my truck looking at the compass and noticed that it indicated the wrong direction. I was facing due east and it's readout indicated norteast. The owner's manual does not give any diagrams of the mirror and also the description of the mirror is different than the actual production mirror. You use the map light buttons to change these settings. Pressing and holding the left button for about 5 secs. and you will see the word zone light up next to the direction. Then press the right button to change the zone. Once you find out what buttons to push the owners manual make some sense. Pressing and holding the right button change the temp display from far. to cel. and off.
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post #2 of 36 (permalink) Old 12-30-2003, 05:35 PM
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hey... cool... so youre truck came equiped with the compass/temp & map lights? Im still waiting for a truck that have that... I know its just a small thing.... but it adds something to the top instead of just the plain visors... do u have any pics of it? Does it look like the ones in a silverado? thanks....


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hey jammer i can have instructions up tonight if u want:) and jose no the compass and temperature are underneath the mirror, it blends in well, and is also autodimming...i think its a 175.00 option
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That would be cool koolz71
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yea... i know the compass, temperature are on the mirror, but i was referring to the map lights... which are between the visors? right? ... I was just saying it gives it a different look than just a plain one...


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yea... i know the compass, temperature are on the mirror, but i was referring to the map lights... which are between the visors? right? ... I was just saying it gives it a different look than just a plain one...
The map lights are integrated into the rear view mirror as well.
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Theyre in the mirror? wow... u learn something new... i wonder if chevy thought it was too much to put them on the roof... .... at least is better than nothing....


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Well you do have a bright dome light on the roof, but thats about it. The instructions will come tommorow. It got a late night :(
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To those wondering the compass is only included in the DF8 Upgraded mirror.
The DF8 mirror is NOT available with the UE1 On Star option.

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Question....................?

I have a plan mirror with the map lights. Could I order a DF8 Upgraded mirror to peplace my current mirror?

If so I wonder if it would be a major operation?


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