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Old 07-21-2009, 04:02 PM   #1
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Incorrect Odometer

The odometer on my 2003 36FDDS is advancing far more than the actual miles travelled. Instead of advancing one tenth of a mile for each one tenth travelled, it will advance 2, 3,4,5,6 tenths at random, in one shot. At first I thought I was getting phenomenal fuel mileage, but alas, after doing a speedometer check, that wasn't the case.

The speedometer and odometer are seperate instruments and the odometer has a digital readout on a small LCD.

Has anyone run into this problem and do you have any suggestions about how to get this problem fixed? The miles are piling up fast, and being that I bought this coach new in 2006, I'm losing far more value than I should.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 07-21-2009, 06:08 PM   #2
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I'd recommend getting it to a certified shop....
They might be able to repair or replace it, and give you a certificate for your new unit, which you can use when you resell. It won't make up for those extra miles that you gained already, but .......still better than nothing.

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Old 07-22-2009, 08:01 AM   #3
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I would guess your LCD has changed to Kilometers and is not in Miles.
Looking at the LCD with a good lighting (I use a flashlight) you will find on the left of the display in red the letters------


The LCD will be pointing to either the M or K. If it points to the K you are in Kilometer mode. To change modes Hold the button down while displaying the total (Miles or Kilometer) and it will toggle.
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Old 07-28-2009, 06:21 PM   #4
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If Gary didn't nail it, see the Buzzers thread for info on Vehicle Data Computer.
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