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Old 06-27-2011, 02:23 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by honduh View Post
Why can't you just kill the engine with the key and then turn it back to the on position, while in neutral, to power the odometer?
Two reasons:

1. I don't feel comfortable power-cycling the ECU that often.

2. I have a few long hills that require engine braking, but I don't think my engine is new enough to have DFCO, so I'm always burning a little fuel, even downhill with the throttle closed.

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