Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I read the compass?

asked by on

How do I read the compass?

A: The compass is located on the top right cor...

The compass is located on the top right corner of the rear view mirror. To turn on the compass, press the Compass button, on the bottom of the mirror. The compass will tell you which direction you are currently driving, by displaying one of eight acronyms: N (North), S (South), E (East), W (West), NE (Northeast), NW (Northwest), SE (Southeast), or SW (Southwest). Tips The compass will only work when the vehicle is turned on.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do you adjust the power mirrors on?

Your side view mirrors offer essential visibility for cars beside and behind you. They must be properly adjusted, though, or you will not benefit from them. Here’s how to adjust the power mirrors on your car: Understand that only...

Q: How do I shut the engine off during an emergency?

Emergencies can occur for any number of reasons while you’re driving. Your car has a special emergency engine shut off procedure that you’ll need to follow if you find that you need to turn the engine off while you’re driving....

Q: What does the Charging System Light mean?

There are numerous lights that will light up on your dashboard if the indicated part begins to malfunction. The Charging System Light will illuminate if the battery is not charging properly. To understand the Charging System Light. The Charging...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...