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Old 08-20-2013, 08:25 AM   #1
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Mirror compass temp problem

I just moved my 2003 Rubicon from Indiana to Arizona. The temp reading in the mirror worked perfectly before the move but now it is WAY off. The compass is still correct however. Any ideas as to what the problem/resolution might be?

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Old 08-20-2013, 08:52 AM   #2
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Did you change it by accident to Celsius? Try pressing the button in the middle, which cycles through Off, Fahrenheit, and Celsius

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Old 08-20-2013, 10:02 AM   #3
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It was the temp change from 85* in Indiana to 115* (global warming) in Arizona. The jeep is in shock. hahaha. Not really. Like Ops5 said, it probably got set on Celsius accidentally. Easy to change back.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:08 AM   #4
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Its correct ! It really is 400 degrees here. Welcome to Az ! Where are you BTW ?
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:02 AM   #5
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Just out of curiosity what is the model number on the back of that mirror? I am looking to swap my plain jane mirror to one that has the map lights, compass, and temp.

I have a GNX221 (I think, not in front of me right now) that has the lights and temp and I think the compass but I can only get the damn lights to work. I pulled the sensor from the same vehicle I got the mirroro from but still no go.
If I can cross reference the same model mirror and source it from a different vehicle I am sure I can get it to work.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:21 AM   #6
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I have checked the setting and it is on Fahrenheit not Celsius. I like the post that the Jeep is in shock.

I live in the north valley and have for the last 30 years. Just bought the Jeep from a friend in IN.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:41 AM   #7
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Maybe the Sensor is bad Something happened to it going through customs ?
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:49 AM   #8
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... Wranglers here in salvage yards are more scarce than you would believe.
That's because Jeepers would rather repair what's wrong with a Jeep instead of junking it, and getting something else.
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Old 08-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #9
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... The temp reading in the mirror worked perfectly before the move but now it is WAY off...
The problem is that it is used to displaying numbers. Now that you are in Arizona, your temperature gauge should now always read ...

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Old 08-21-2013, 08:04 AM   #10
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When I start it up, ICE shows in the temp box
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:31 AM   #11
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Does anyone know where the sensor is located?
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:39 AM   #12
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On the drivers side, next to the radiator.


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Old 08-21-2013, 10:50 PM   #13
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On the drivers side, next to the radiator.

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In the front of the radiator, to be a little more specific. Look through your grill, you should see a sensor on either side at the bottom. Driver side is the mirror sensor

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