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i was a little surprised when i saw that it was last serviced April2011 in Henderson NV at 115,000 miles.
I bought the truck in June2011 in Vegas with what i thought to be 67,000 miles.
is it possible that the instrument cluster has been switched? the truck is pretty clean and seems to match the low miles that i THOUGHT it had. has anyone else experienced anything like this with the owner site? is there anyway to tell if the dash has been swapped?
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its also possible the service writer/tech had just pulled the milage number out of his azz because he/she was too lazy to check it. I would greatly assume this to be true if the service information relfected such a round number rather than 115,458mi (or whatever)
If all else fails, the computer doesnt lie, unless it was changed also. have a shop pull the hours/mileage off the ECM. i cant recall if the ECM logs mileage, but either way the engine hours will tell the story.
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On the owners log you viewed, did it indicate prior service ? Such as 100k oil change, replace shocks or such ? And if there are service indicated, how about the dates ? This could be a computer glitch, service idiot as stated in prior comment ... Was there a log left by the owner ? Did you buy this from a dealership ? If there is a question, ask them to explain. Like to hear their response.
By dividing them into each other will tell you the average speed it should have traveled. This is not a totally accurate understanding of hours / milage since the hours also include 'ALL' time of the engine running. But if the average shows the speed travel is 110 mph, you know this is way off, as with if it shows the average speed is 20 mph. If your in SoCal, there will be less idle time (warm up and cool down time) verses in Washington where it's colder in winter and way longer warm up time. Just a rough timing estaminet.
As to where the actual information is stored in your truck and if this is changed if the trucks computer / ecm system is changed ? I'm not a mechanic, I cannot verify at this time. I will run through my shop manual and see if it states or not.
I lived in SoCal for a while and know if this was bought there the owner / dealership has to state if the mileage is correct or not when it's sold. If memory serves me right, it is the same in the other states. If this was from a dealership, and they know / they will not screw around with the law, way to much trouble for a simple explanation and documentation. But they are humans and anything is possible.
FYI: when I divide my milage by the hours, I average 46.0534 mph average. This also includes idle time, stops and go traffic and such. I have own my truck since 1st sold and I do admit, baby it. I'm retired and don't want to get another loan at todays truck sale prices. The truck isn't used that much durning the winter, more so in the spring and fall, and I do take cross country runs each year to see the kids / grand kids (tenn to calif) that is a 5k trip. Plus usually one other short trip each year.
If the milage is higher, then this could mean less warms, higher hwy milage and such. Lower could be the opposite. Way higher or lower could mean someone was screwing with it. Only a guide for the owner.
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