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Modifying speedometer

When an imported vehicle comes into the UK from other countries, it is often necessary to change the speedometer scale to display speed in miles per hour (mph) instead of kilometers per hour (km/h). In the UK it is common to use miles per hour as the standard unit of speed measurement, whereas most other countries adopt the metric system with speeds in km/h.

If your imported car is less than 10 years old, it will be necessary to modify the speedometer to display miles per hour (mph). This is a mandatory requirement as using an inappropriate UK unit of speed measurement on public roads can result in fines and the vehicle being banned from the roads.

The process of resetting the speedometer usually involves replacing or reprogramming the instrument cluster and control units to correctly display the speed in miles per hour (mph). This procedure can be carried out by the qualified technicians at The Car Import as our team has all the necessary and certified equipment with original software. It is important to realize that incorrect calibration of the speedometer can lead to false speed readings that do not correspond to the actual speed, which is very dangerous to your safety in the first place and also illegal.

Therefore, it is highly recommended to entrust this work to professionals who have the relevant experience and original equipment. Once the speedometer has been modified, your car will be fully compliant with UK road traffic regulations and you will be able to operate your car safely and legally on the roads.

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