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2010 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Compass

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Compass  
EX model and EX-L model without  
navigation system  
N: North  
Compass operation can be affected  
by driving near power lines or  
stations, across bridges, through  
tunnels, over railroad crossings, past  
large vehicles, or driving near large  
objects that can cause a magnetic  
disturbance. It can also be affected  
by accessories such as antennas and  
roof racks that are mounted by  
magnets.  
S: South  
Compass Operation  
E: East  
W: West  
NE: Northeast  
NW: Northwest  
SE: Southeast  
SW: Southwest  
DIRECTION DISPLAY  
For example, when your vehicle is  
traveling in the north-east direction,  
the compass shows ‘‘NE’’ in the  
display.  
Next to the outside temperature  
indicator of the information display,  
a compass indicates which direction  
your vehicle is pointed. It indicates  
eight directions.  
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Compass  
Compass Calibration  
The compass may need to be  
Compass Zone Selection  
manually calibrated after exposure to In most areas, there is a variation  
SELF-CALIBRATING  
a strong magnetic field. If the  
between magnetic north and true  
north. Zone selection is required so  
the compass can compensate for this  
variation. To check and select the  
zone, do this:  
DIRECTION DISPLAY  
compass display changes to ‘‘--’’  
and the calibrate indicator blinks, or  
the display does not show any  
direction and the compass is not self-  
calibrating, do the following.  
1. Press and hold the select/reset  
knob for 10 seconds to change the  
display to the reset mode.  
1. Drive the vehicle slowly in three  
complete circles.  
NOTE: Do this procedure in an open  
area, away from buildings, power  
lines, and other vehicles.  
CALIBRATE INDICATOR  
If you see ‘‘--’’ in the direction  
display when you turn the ignition  
switch to the ON (II) position, the  
compass is self-calibrating.  
2. When the display goes from  
‘‘--’’ or blank to an actual  
heading, the unit is calibrated and  
the display returns to normal.  
CONTINUED  
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Compass  
4. Turn the select/reset knob to  
select the appropriate zone  
number, and press the select/  
reset knob to enter the number.  
When the system does not accept  
the selected compass zone, you see  
‘‘--’’ in the direction display. Select  
appropriate zone number again.  
ZONE INDICATOR  
2. Select the zone indicator by  
turning the select/reset knob. The  
display begins to blink. Push the  
same knob to enter this setting.  
3. Find the zone for your area on the  
zone map (see page  
). Each  
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zone number (1 through 15)  
corresponds to a compass zone.  
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Compass  
Zone Map  
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