Modern automobiles are furnished with a notable quantity of options, and now you can even listen to Deezer on your motor vehicle. On the other hand, some simple options are still quite practical. In actual fact, knowing the range of your Opel Adam is part of the simple knowledge in order not to run out of gas. Most of us tend to do similar thing, wanting to reset the odometer of our Opel Adam to zero after filling it up to know how many kilometers we’re going to drive . In this post, we will explain how to reset the odometer on Opel Adam . In a first time, we will be interested in how this day counter works and, in a second time, how to reset this trip odometer and in a last part, if it is possible to decrease the mileage of its Opel Adam.


How does the trip odometer function on Opel Adam?

Let’s start our article with how your meter works. While it’s not necessary to understand how your motor vehicle works, it’s still wise and practical to know the principles. If you’re wondering about resetting your odometer to Opel Adam , then this component will surely benefit you.

The odometer or odometer totalizer of your motor vehicle used to be mechanical, and has now been changed to electronic. The intent of this replace is principally to fight against mileage fraud , in actual fact, plenty of people knew how to manipulate mechanical odometers to lower or reset the mileage of a Opel Adam to be able to sell it for more than its real value.

In the mechanical version, it works with a system of drums linked to a cable that is driven by the gearbox output shaft or the differential . Finally for the electronic version, the most general on the Opel Adam, it is a sensor that can be located in different places depending on the year of your Opel Adam and that transmits the mileage data to the onboard computer.

Reset the daily mileage counter to zero on Opel Adam

Now let’s move on to the most important step, how to reset the daily odometer of your Opel Adam? Although this step is generally easy to execute, some of you, new buyers of Opel Adam for example, may not be knowledgeable with the procedure to conduct this task.

We will now check out the different techniques to reset the trip odometer to zero on Opel Adam:

  • Hold the right button on your dashboard for some seconds until zero is displayed on the trip odometer
  • If this button does not function, you can use the right-hand counter comodo by pressing the button at its end for a couple of seconds until the odometer of your Opel Adam is reset to zero.
  • Finally, on some of the newer models, you may need to search your car’s centre console and display, going through your car’s options to reset it to zero

If you want to reset the service counter of your Opel Adam, please read our article on this topic.

Rollback or lower the mileage of his Opel Adam odometer

Last component, which may benefit some of you, how to lower the mileage of his Opel Adam . Know already that this action is totally forbidden by the law , and that if you execute this action, you risk up to 2 years in prison and 300, 000 euros fine. Nevertheless, if you have doubts about the mileage of a Opel Adam before you buy it, it might be interesting to know how fraudsters operate.

  • Resetting a mechanical odometer to zero on Opel Adam:

    Although they are becoming progressively rare, mechanical odometers are the easiest to tamper with, in reality, it was enough to simply find the cable of the meter, disconnect it, and plug a drill on it to make it turn upside down and raise or lower the mileage of its Opel Adam.
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  • Reset electronic odometer to zero on Opel Adam;

    Finally, the now general electronic odometers that were supposed to fight fraud efficiently are no more invulnerable than the mechanical versions. In actual fact, using the diagnostic socket of your Opel Adam, it is possible to reset the odometer of your Opel Adam , with the help of a computer and software it is possible to modify the mileage data displayed on your dashboard.

To find more tips on the Opel Adam, take a look at the Opel Adam category.