01 Civic EX - odometer reset help

Discussion in 'Civic' started by Vlad, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. Vlad

    Vlad Guest

    Hello everyone....

    I need some help. Two years ago my gas gauge stopped working and the dealer
    replaced the entire instrument cluster. In doing so the odometer was reset
    back to zero. They put a hand written sticker on the door saying the
    original miles, date, and dealership name.

    Now it is trade-in time (at a different dealer) and I'm shocked to learn my
    car is close to worthless cause they can't certify the mileage. Anyone have
    any suggestions or ideas. How do I "certify" the mileage?

    thanks in advance,
    Vlad, Apr 23, 2004
  2. Vlad

    N.E.Ohio Bob Guest

    Here in Ohio, I'd get hold of the State Attorney General, and RAISE
    some hell. bob
    N.E.Ohio Bob, Apr 24, 2004
  3. =============================

    In Canada, the instructions, and form, are in the first couple pages of
    your owner's manual.

    The work order would prove the mileage at the time of the instalation of
    the part, and the dealer can reprint your invoice YEARS later, in some


    'Curly Q. Links', Apr 24, 2004
  4. Vlad

    Chris Guest

    Try to sell it yourself. If you have the reciept for the work done and the
    sticker is in place, I am sure you will find someone that will take your
    word for it and give you close to what it is realy worth. Or at least trade
    in value.
    Chris, Apr 24, 2004
  5. Vlad

    jim beam Guest

    dealer's trying to rip you off. [surprise?]

    you have the receipts. you should have also registered the odometer
    change with dmv [or your original dealer should have], so the law
    provides for situations like yours. call your local consumer affairs
    t.v. show & tell them your story. they'll go to bat for you.
    jim beam, Apr 24, 2004
  6. Vlad

    Vlad Guest

    Thank you everyone for your responses...

    Since we have only 9 months left on the lease we decided to keep the car and
    return it at lease end. The odometer issue will then be the leasing
    companies problem! Besides, sounds like the 2005 Pilot will be even better
    then the 2004 so the wait will be well worth it.

    Vlad, May 2, 2004
Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.