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Q: What should I know about using the electronic compass?

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What should I know about using the electronic compass?

A: If your car is equipped with an electronic ...

If your car is equipped with an electronic compass, you’ll find it displayed in the center information console (note: this is not available on all Fusions). It provides handy direction information, but there are a few things you should know:

  • Strong electric and magnetic fields can and will affect the compass.

  • In most instances, your compass will auto-correct to the right direction within a few days of interference.

  • Compass readings can also be affected by the proximity of tall buildings, bridges and other things.

  • You may need to set the right zone setting to ensure the accuracy of your compass.

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