Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: How do I read the speedometer?

asked by on

How do I read the speedometer?

The speedometer is located on the instrument panel, and tells you how fast you are driving. The speedometer is a semicircle with a bunch of numbers, which correspond to a speed, in MPH. Whatever number the needle is pointing at is the speed at which your vehicle is traveling.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I increase the cruise control speed?

Once the cruise control is set, you can increase the speed in two different ways: 1. Press and hold the Resume+ button. The car will accelerate while you hold the button, and you can release the button when you reach...

Q: I HAVE A 2007 HYUNDAI SONATA SE V6, I NEED TO REPLACE THE FRONT RIGHT CV AXLE WHAT PART SHOULD I BUY

If you need to replace a CV axle, the part needed would be a CV axle. When you purchase a new CV axle, it will come with new boots on it. Consider YourMechanic as Cv axles can be replaced at...

Q: How do I reset the Fuel Used setting?

Fuel Used is one of the many settings that the driver information center (DIC) can display. While on this setting, the DIC will show you how much fuel has been used since the last Fuel Used reset. To reset the...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.