Q: Odometer reset after starting the car normally

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The odometer reset to '0' this morning on my way to work. It's still counting, but of course only showing what I drove today. Plus, the runtime-hours counter reset to 0. How do I get this fixed?

This sounds like a processing error in the instrument cluster. The old information is probably lost, and the best way to prevent this in the future would be to have the instrument cluster replaced. You may be able to find a used instrument cluster with similar mileage to your prior cluster.

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