Q: How to reset odometer

asked by on February 04, 2017

yourmechanic replace alternator on 2005 Honda accord was draining the battery after replacement still have the problem drove to an electrical shop found the problem on the odometer panel was draining battery mechanic on 2/4/17 today replaced my original with 69730 miles with a used one with 200300 miles were do I go to reset miles to original miles 69730

uclaaz@yahoo.com Thank You Peter

My car has 69730 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The mileage on an odometer can only be set by a state certified repair facility. You will need to have proof of the existing mileage. The repair facility would need to see the proof before they can adjust the mileage to the mileage needed.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

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

Where is my coolant going? My car keeps overheating and blowing cold air. The temperature rises when stopped and drops when accelerating.

Look everywhere around the engine and see if there is a split hose or loose hose clamp. If the hoses and clamps are in good shape and tight, then check the core plugs (freeze plugs) and see if there is...

Clogged manifold intake runner bank 1 2005 Mercedes C230 Turbo

Hi - the clogged intake is a long-term "carbon clogging" from the turbocharger/EGR valve operation. The manifold must be removed, disassembled, cleaned and reinstalled. Tedious, and requires moderate DIYr skills. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this...

Is there any way to fold down the rear seats while remaining in the car versus going to the trunk and pulling the seat release in

Hello, thank you for writing in. We all have been in a position where getting out of the car was a hassle. Unfortunately this is one of those situations where there is not much you can do to avoid it....

Related articles

The Top 5 Selling Cars in Kansas in 2012
Kansas Kansas sees a varied climate with all four seasons, which means drivers in the area choose a variety of vehicles. In years past, some of the front-runners have included the Ford F-150, Buick and Toyota Camry. 2012’s top five...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Honda Fit
The The 2012 Honda Fit is a fuel efficient car that has lots of head and legroom for drivers and passengers alike. In addition, its five door configuration holds large items like skis, bikes, and surfboards for those who love...
Top 10 PZEV Cars for Eco-Friendly Drivers
Teddy Leung / Shutterstock.com The whole idea of a PZEV (that is, a partial zero-emissions vehicle), seems paradoxical. You’d think it’d have to either be zero-emissions or not in the category at all. But as contradictory as...