Compass always pointing North?

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Unsure what happened, but I noticed earlier tonight that my truck is clearly pointed East, but when I'm on the "home" page on my infotainment screen, it thinks it's going North? I cannot find anything about calibrating the compass at all? Anyone know how to fix this?

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Unsure what happened, but I noticed earlier tonight that my truck is clearly pointed East, but when I'm on the "home" page on my infotainment screen, it thinks it's going North? I cannot find anything about calibrating the compass at all? Anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks!
im not certain but i think the gps system is what tells the direction to the on screen compass. id bet its just a signal loss issue. drive around in a open area for a little bit and i bet it will catch up and point the correct heading.
 
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im not certain but i think the gps system is what tells the direction to the on screen compass. id bet its just a signal loss issue. drive around in a open area for a little bit and i bet it will catch up and point the correct heading.
Cool, I'll see what it does on the way to work this morning. I usually never look at it, but I did last night, LOL! In my old 2003 Ranger, I did the Explorer compass/temp conversion and I remember you had to find a huge, empty parking lot and drive in big circles 3 or 4 times, before it was calibrated, LOL! I'm glad technology has improved greatly since then! :D
 

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Maybe it’s a sign and you should follow the truck’s lead. Perhaps fame and fortune awaits somewhere up North.
 
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