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    Hi guys.

    Right UK car so obviously reads in miles not km. I've known for a while that it has been clocked - the engine ECU is currently saying 314,000km. Now having jumped a little deeper into a certain diagnostic program, I looked at the clocks reading (in km according to the program) and it shows 144,000km NOT miles. Are all the readings in miles? I hope it's not done 300k. The clocks are showing the same figure. So just how far has my car travelled? I'm rather confused. Anyone able to clear this up for me?

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    Cheers.

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    195,000 miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    195,000 miles

    Sorry but This was the basis of my returning my last Vectra as the ODO and ECU were 32,000 miles (after conversion) apart!

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    Cheers guys. That's what I thought.

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    Interesting, i just checked my mileage & there is a slight discrepancy between the odometer reading & the engine ecu reading.

    The odometer reading states Km, but it is actually 52,514 miles

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    Quote Originally Posted by mick.n View Post
    Interesting, i just checked my mileage & there is a slight discrepancy between the odometer reading & the engine ecu reading.

    The odometer reading states Km, but it is actually 52,514 miles

    This one reads OK in truth a few Km's out is nothing to worry over and is looking like all is well for you

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    i think he's saying the ODO says 52,514 km when the speedo reads 52,514 miles??

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    How can I get this done on my car??

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    Quote Originally Posted by chewy71 View Post
    i think he's saying the ODO says 52,514 km when the speedo reads 52,514 miles??
    It shows the km value but reads and measures in miles from my understanding

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    Thank you .

    84608km converts to 52572 miles, so not much difference really. Gets a bit confusing when the ECM reads in km & the odometer reads in miles.

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