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Most people complain when theirs default to km.

Unfortunately there is no way of altering yours to read km from miles. Unless.......

Most peoples problems arise when they reconnect the battery without first leaving an interior light or sidelights switched on. The initial surge usually blows the trip/computer and it reverts to km! The default - it is programmed in the Uk to miles per hour.
We assume that there is some sort of memory chip or similar that blows on the printed circuit board, because they cannot be reprogrammed back to miles even by a Renault dealer.

You may be able to source one from the net from a European car parts place, or try disconnecting your battery!

I accept no responsibility whatsoever if you take my advice and a) it still displays miles or b) it does other damage to your vehicles electrics. I give advice in good faith and it is up to the individuals to decide whether they want to take it or not. I am not a mechanic or auto electrician.

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