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Old 08-22-2018, 09:08 PM
jdonny jdonny is offline
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Default Compass

My compass which is built into my 1999 ranger rearview mirror stays on

sometimes just wondering how I could fix that and will it drain my battery if it stays on all night.
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Old 08-23-2018, 12:01 AM
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The GEM module doesnt put it to sleep after a short bit?

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Old 08-23-2018, 04:15 AM
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I don't think any ranger came with a factory compass in the rearview, i would see how its wired in
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Old 08-23-2018, 04:20 AM
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I suppose you could simply check for drain with it on.
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Old 08-23-2018, 03:00 PM
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Disconnect it....done. How much could a compass possibly draw??????
Go to ACE hardware and buy a compass for $3 and you will always be able to find your way home!
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