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Soundproofed Roof - Now Compass Does Not Work?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Tunngavik, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Oct 8, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    Tunngavik

    Tunngavik [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Fog lights, Heated mirrors with OEM switch, Heated seats, Cab sound deadening, Lighted 4x4 switch, URD short shifter, Rear backup camera, 2012 rear view mirror with compass, outdoor temperature and backup video mirror, Leer 100XL camper shell
    I soundproofed my roof with Rammat (foil and butyl) and then installed an OEM Toyota temperature/compass meter in the head console. The temperature works fine but the compass will not calibrate (I followed the instructions to a T). I then installed my buddies temp/compass unit and same problem.

    I'm wondering if the Rammat may be blocking the compass signal.

    Has anyone else who soundproofed their roof had this problem?
     
  2. Oct 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 41 Year Toyota/Chrysler Tech/ASE Master

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    I'm sure it is.. Foil has foiled you.
     
  3. Oct 8, 2011 at 10:08 PM
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    Tunngavik

    Tunngavik [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Fog lights, Heated mirrors with OEM switch, Heated seats, Cab sound deadening, Lighted 4x4 switch, URD short shifter, Rear backup camera, 2012 rear view mirror with compass, outdoor temperature and backup video mirror, Leer 100XL camper shell
    So did this actually happen to you or are you just regaling me with bad puns?
     
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