If your car’s odometer has rolled over 100000 miles it may be time to reset it. You can do this easily enough by following a few simple steps.
First find the odometer reset button on your car’s dashboard. It is usually located near the speedometer. Once you have located the button press and hold it for several seconds.
Next turn the ignition key to the “on” position without starting the engine. You should see the odometer reading “1” now.
Finally start the engine and release the odometer reset button. The odometer should now be reset and ready to track your car’s mileage once again.
If you have any questions about resetting your car’s odometer consult your owner’s manual or speak to a qualified automotive technician.
How do I reset the mileage on my car?
You can reset the mileage on your car by following these steps:
Firstly you will need to locate the odometer on your car.
Once you have found the odometer you will need to press and hold the reset button.
You will then need to turn on the ignition of your car.
Finally you will need to release the reset button.
How many miles should I drive my car before resetting the mileage?
You should drive your car for at least 500 miles before resetting the mileage.
Why do I need to reset the mileage on my car?
You may need to reset the mileage on your car for a variety of reasons.
For example if you have just bought a new car you may want to reset the mileage so that you can keep track of how many miles you have driven the car.
How often should I reset the mileage on my car?
You should reset the mileage on your car every time you reach a significant milestone such as 500 miles 1000 miles etc.
What happens if I don’t reset the mileage on my car?
If you don’t reset the mileage on your car you won’t be able to accurately keep track of how many miles you have driven the car.
Is there anything else I need to do after resetting the mileage on my car?
No there is no need to do anything else after resetting the mileage on your car.
What do I do if I can’t find the odometer on my car?
If you can’t find the odometer on your car you can consult your car’s manual or look online for a diagram of your car’s interior.
I accidentally reset the mileage on my car what do I do?
If you accidentally reset the mileage on your car you can simply press and hold the reset button again and turn on the ignition to your car.
The reset button on my car’s odometer is broken what do I do?
If the reset button on your car’s odometer is broken you can take your car to a mechanic or a dealership to have it fixed.
I don’t have an odometer in my car how do I reset the mileage?
If your car doesn’t have an odometer you can’t reset the mileage.
Will resetting the mileage erase the previous mileage readings?
No resetting the mileage will not erase the previous mileage readings.
Do I need to turn off my car when I reset the mileage?
No you don’t need to turn off your car when you reset the mileage.
Where is the reset button located on the odometer?
The reset button is typically located on the face of the odometer.
I accidentally drove my car without resetting the mileage what do I do?
If you accidentally drove your car without resetting the mileage you can simply reset the mileage when you reach your next milestone.
I forgot to reset the mileage after driving my car what do I do?
If you forget to reset the mileage after driving your car you can reset the mileage the next time you drive the car.