Honda Accord: Compass Operation - Compass - Features - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: Compass Operation

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.

When you turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position, the compass is self-calibrating, then the compass display is shown in the display.

    Compass
    EX-L and all V6 without navigation system ...

    Compass Calibration
    The compass may need to be manually calibrated after exposure to a strong magnetic field. If the compass seems to be continually showing the wrong direction and is not self-calibrating, or ...

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    Opening and Closing the Hood
    1. Park the vehicle, and set the parking brake. Pull the hood release handle located under the lower left corner of the dashboard. The hood will pop up slightly. 2. Reach in between the ho ...

    Auto Door Locking/Unlocking
    Your vehicle locks and unlocks all doors automatically when a certain condition is met. • Auto Door Locking • Drive lock mode All doors lock when the vehicle’s speed reaches about 10 mph ...