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Old 01-06-2012, 01:14 PM   #1
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Default How do you check the odometer without starting the car?????

I know there is a way to check the odometer without starting it but I cant remember how.

Senior moment and I'm only 48....
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Old 01-06-2012, 01:20 PM   #2
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2008 owner's manual, page 3-34.

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To read the odometer with the ignition off, turn on the
parking lamps.
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Old 01-06-2012, 01:24 PM   #3
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2008 owner's manual, page 3-34.
Thank you, I pushed and pulled every other button on that stick except that one.
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I nominate JimTM as the smartest guy when it come to manual questions... and he is quick to post too.
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Thanks to CRS, many times I know there's an answer, but can't remember what it is. That's why I have to look it up in the manual so often.
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How do you do that.. Duh.
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How do you do that.. Duh.
Having the manuals in electronic form makes it easy to look up words like "odometer."

Being retired makes it easier to multitask and read the forum frequently while you're waiting for inputs to your food basket program.
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I know there is a way to check the odometer without starting it but I cant remember how.

Senior moment and I'm only 48....


JUST REACH IN AND TURN THE LIGHTS ON.......
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I nominate JimTM as the smartest guy when it come to manual questions... and he is quick to post too.
...and I nominate Racer for the best harem of avatar "nieces."
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Or you can just turn on the headlights, look at the miles and turn them back off. You don't even have to sit in the car!

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Thanks Jim..you saved a lot of us the trouble of going to the garage, finding the correct page and reading stuff.....Ha
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Thanks Jim..you saved a lot of us the trouble of going to the garage, finding the correct page and reading stuff.....Ha
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2008 owner's manual, page 3-34.
Wow, there's another one of those tidbits that I didn't know after 6.5 years of ownership. Interesting stuff, Jim.
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Press and hold the button that you press to turn the car off for 20 or so seconds get what you need then press it again to turnoff accessories
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With the M6 you can get everything on the DIC to work by pressing the start button with the clutch out. (engine won't start)
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