Incorrect mileage reading

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Cutrog1
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Incorrect mileage reading

Post by Cutrog1 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:46 am

Although the mph reads ok the mileage completed is reading higher than actual.
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Re: Incorrect mileage reading

Post by g8dhe » Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:58 am

Often the scale is changed so that what was Km/H becomes with a new scale MpH, however the odometer itself isn't altered so it keeps on reading Km which is 0.62 of a mile or 1 mile is 1.6 Km.
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Re: Incorrect mileage reading

Post by Bob » Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:42 am

Yep, perfectly normal, and legal.

You may wish your MoT garage to record total distance as kms, or just explain it to potential buyers.