rear view mirror compass and rns-e compass

Discussion in 'Navigation units' started by itnetwiz, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. itnetwiz New Member

    For some reason the rear view mirror and instrument panel display are not in sync when it comes to showing the direction f travel. Some times the rear view mirror shows N and the instrument panel shows S or SE. They are not all the time in sync. Sometime it is and sometimes its not. I changed the magnetic zones to 11 and re-calibrated the compass by going in circles. Still not in sync.

    Any suggestions? I have a 2005 S4 B6 with added on RNS-E.

    Thanks
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    PetrolDave Super Moderator

    The rear view mirror compass and the RNS-E compass are completely separate and not linked in any way - even when OE fitted.

    The RNS-E compass comes from the GPS signals, but the mirror compass comes from a magnetic sensor built-in to the mirror. Since you've tried re-calibrating the mirror compass without success, it sounds to me like you have a faulty mirror.

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