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What to do if odometer reading does not show actual miles driven?

What to do if odometer reading does not show actual miles driven?

If the Odometer Reading does not display the actual number of miles driven by the vehicle then mark the checkbox for choice “ (2).” The next portion of this form will consist of several blank lines, each calling for some defining information commonly used to identify a Vehicle.

What do you need to know about the odometer disclosure?

An odometer disclosure statement is a required attachment to a Vehicle Bill of Sale at the time of purchase for all vehicles below 16,000 pounds and under 10 years of age.

What does it mean when your odometer says 00003?

Provide the odometer reading as it appears and indicate that it has “rolled over.” For example, if your odometer has space for five digits and the odometer reading went from 99999 to 00003, you would record the odometer reading as “00003” and note that it has rolled over.

What makes a vehicle exempt from the odometer requirement?

The following vehicles are exempt from the odometer requirements: 1. Any motor vehicle that is ten years old or older; 2. Any motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 16,000 pounds; and 3. Any new motor vehicle transferred from one franchise dealer to another.

Can a replacement odometer show the original mileage?

The odometer replacement sticker will have the original mileage hand written on it from the tech who replaced the meter. The repair order will also have the original mileage and date on it, the repair order is a legal document, and it is proof of original mileage. The new odometer will start clocking mileage from that point starting at zero miles.

How can I get the odometer reading in kilometers?

To decode, simply convert the number to decimal using a hex to decimal converter, and then multiply by 16 to give you the odometer reading in kilometers. I got 211,024km. Using this method of calculation, I need the new cluster to read 314K, so I can divide it by 16 and convert it to HEX to give me the base value in the odometer dump.

Is it illegal to change your odometer reading?

While it is not illegal to change your odometer reading, it is illegal to falsify or misrepresent the actual mileage of the vehicle. 2. The odometer display can be just as easily changed by swapping clusters to one of a lower mileage. 3. This procedure requires disassembly of the cluster, and de-soldering of SMD components.

Why is odometer tampering a big problem?

Odometer tampering is a huge problem when buying a used car and the reason is simple, lower mileage used cars sell better, and they’re worth more money. So what can you do as a consumer to protect yourself from odometer mileage tampering?

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Ruth Doyle