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Q: How do I read the odometer?

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How do I read the odometer?

A: The odometer is located on the instrument p...

The odometer is located on the instrument panel, and displays how many miles your vehicle has traveled. The purpose of this feature is tell you the total miles your car has driven, so the odometer cannot be reset.

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