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Odometer Set to 0?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Phil Biscuit, 29 Jul 2021.

  1. Phil Biscuit

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    Just had my fuel injectors replaced and noticed when I got home that my odometer is reading 0 miles. Before the repair, it was roughly 80000. Is there anything I can do about this? Had the repair done a fair distance away so taking the car back to the same garage would be a pain.
     
  2. dLockers

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    WBAC the car immediately.
     
  3. Minstadave

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    Put the car up on axel stands and leave it full throttle until it's back to 80K.
     
  4. grudas

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    You sure it was your odo and not your trip? It's not easy to reset odo.. Never mind illegal
     
  5. bremen1874

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    Even if they had somehow been reset, they wouldn't still read zero at the end of the journey. Sounds like something's broken. What's the car?
     
  6. MagicBoy

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    Sure it's not showing the trip distance? Battery likely got disconnected during the work.
     
  7. BUDFORCE

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    I've seen this happen on a Ducati motorcycle the battery has a dodgy connection thst cuased other issues, but as a side effect it broke the odometer and Ducati themselves said it couldn't be fixed.

    I believe it probably could be fixed, but that's what you get for buying Italian cheese metal bike (not mine).
     
  8. Phil Biscuit

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    Sorry yeah, it reads 43 which is pretty much just the distance from my house to the garage
     
  9. Phil Biscuit

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    Definitely the odometer, my trip 1 and trip 2 were both reset also
     
  10. mjt

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    What car is it?
     
  11. Phil Biscuit

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    2010 Kia Pro Ceed 1.6 diesel. Just went in to have it’s fuel injectors replaced.
     
  12. Phil Biscuit

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    Mechanic mentioned something about having to program the injectors in after being replaced. Is it possible he accidentally caused the odo to reset?
     
  13. Janesy B

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    There's no way it'd be that easy.
     
  14. Malevolence

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    Which one was it?
     
  15. amigafan2003

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    Photo needed.
     
  16. Phil Biscuit

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    93000, meant to type roughly 90000
     
  17. Spleen Sauce

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    Sounds like they accidentally replaced the whole engine.
     
  18. Tee Hee Johnson

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    My first car, a 1.2 8v Punto Activ (lol) done this!

    I think it was up to 12000odd, and then zeroed itself! I was pretty confused, so was the dealer when I traded it in for a better car (1.2 16v Corsa (lol!!)).
     
  19. IceBear

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    Did the injectors need coding?
    May have messed something up with the ecu?
     
  20. pugheaven

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    wow, if that recoding and matching the injectors and it's reset that's a MASSIVE MASSIVE problem... hahaha... well you now have a new car lol. problem is now, that's bad because it'll be a nigthmare to sell!