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Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Mon 2 Aug 2004 08:03 Mileometer & MOT Test - holly1 Well the Mini passed its MOT on Saturday. Is it illegal to reverse a car onto a main road from a minor road? What are the requirements to legally drive a car in the United Kingdom? Don't think you can do it now with Landrover Defenders.

Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Wed 21 Jul 2004 11:39 Mileometer & MOT Test - holly1 Good stuff, thanks for that. But it wll not fail its test because of it, just have a good reason to why its not the same or close to the last reading. And if that happens, you’d take it to a dealership where it would be recorded and logged properly. Back to top #8 CommanderDave CommanderDave Prestige member with over 10000 posts Approved Member 13,569 posts Gender:Male Location:Dorset Interests:Model Eng, Jetski, DIY, Caravan, Traction Engines Posted 15 November 2012 - 04:49 http://www.honestjohn.co.uk/forum/post/index.htm?t=24000

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If it's never mentioned, it's not a crime. Glad you like it! Back to top #13 Flat90 Flat90 Over 100 posts Approved Member 190 posts Gender:Male Location:North Yorkshire Posted 16 November 2012 - 10:10 pm Answers to your questions are:- 1. According to Sustainable Energy Ireland, the average annual mileage on privately owned petrol cars in Ireland is about 10,000 miles (16,000 km), or about 15,000 miles (24,000 km) for diesel.

Mileage recalibration is a process which involves changing the mileage reading on the milometer / odometer (ODO) of a vehicle and changing it to a different mileage. If you enter the mileage on the Order Form, Invoice, Warranty or other documentation then that entry is a trade description, and if wrong a separate offence occurs on each occasion. Stamenkovic) Next stop: Valetta, Vienna, Sofia Glad you like it! How To Check If Car Has Been Clocked I have got to produce my documents but I am away on holiday/ on business and do not have the documents, what should I do?

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We're a journalistic website and aim to provide the best MoneySaving guides, tips, tools and techniques, but can't guarantee to be perfect, so do note you use the information at your Car Clocking Software Where did you get that from ?? If not, it’d cost about £70 to alter our read-out. If mileage is altered for other reasons, criminal offences are committed.” So why might someone clock a car and run the risk of being caught?

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Adjusting a vehicle’s digital ODO is NOT illegal here. All rights reserved. It used to be the requirement that the driver could reliably gauge his speed not that a speedometer was used. That’s allowed mileage correction companies to start up, offering services to alter your mileage if your read-out gets corrupted. Clocked Cars Trading Standards

Just being there is enough. Everything in my 2001 Renault Clio's dashboard works properly apart from my speedometer. What should I do if I am at a red traffic light and there is an emergency vehicle behind me trying to get through? Their responses varied.

Wise move! Car Mileage Correction When they record the mileage it will just be what is shown, there's no obligation for that to be correct. I would imagine it is also logged by Kia records too?

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Home Membership Packages Warranties Stationery Online Shop Meet the Team Contact Us Legal Article - Business Law The Need for Mileage Accuracy The mileage reading on the odometer of a You cannot 'blanket disclaim' neither can you turn a blind eye and not carry out the necessary checks hoping that the mileage will be correct. What's wrong with it? Clocked Car Private Seller Plus, when somebody clocks a car, they only modify the read-out, but most modern vehicles have lots of modules and 10 per cent record your mileage.

How can I tell what the speed limit is? Glad you like it! Like Reply | Report as offensive | Link Thu 22 Jul 2004 17:20 Mileometer & MOT Test - bert-j Mileage is recorded on the MOT certificate. If it's a new one it will have zero miles on it.

It added that there was no need for us to show any paperwork, explaining: “Tell us what it needs to go back to and that’s it.” We were instructed that if That should make life slightly harder for clockers.Thats all well and good, but if the car is under MOT age, it could still be clocked.