The Odometer Misnomer

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Is it true digital odometer cannot be rolled back?

The Odometer Misnomer

Contrary to popular belief, digital odometers can be rolled back.

On the digital odometer, a flash chip called an EEPROM will store the current mileage reading of a vehicle.

Rolling back the chip is a matter of removing the chip and reprogramming it. Fortunately, CarFax.com maintains an accurate vehicle report on the vast majority of cars. A vehicle history report is generated when the following actions transpire:

The transfer of the title

Inspections of the car

As a result, be sure to conduct a vehicle report from CARFAX to determine of the mileage event shown corroborates the current mileage.

   

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