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When I press the 'Select' button to switch back and forth between km/h and mph, the "Total Miles" doesn't switch back and forth between mph and km/h, and neither do the trip meters. They all increase at the km/h rate, as far as i can tell. Can someone with a working odo tell me whether they should change every time I hold the button down?

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Switching the speedo between miles and kilometers does just that, it switches the speedo. The odometer and trip meters remain in either kilometers or miles depending on the model.

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On my 2006 S you can only toggle the speed units between MPH and KMH. The distances accumulate in miles regardless of the setting for the speed units. Hope this helps...

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So mine accumulates in km. So either my odo or my bike are from outer space (or some metric country, same thing).

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I live in Canada but I bought my bike in the US. It accumulates distance in miles. I have a friend with a Canadian model. His bike accumulates distance in kilometers. Perhaps you have a Canadian (outer space) bike :lol:

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Yes, it seems one can only switch the speed and not the distsance back and forth.

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If you want to change the odo and trip meters there is a modification that you can do that involves very basic but very fine soldering.

I ride a 2006 SM with switchable speedo but odo and trip meters in miles. This is really silly as we use kilometers as a standard in SA. :lol:

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what i don't get is my bike is the same way... shows speed in KPH but distance in miles - the bike was sold in Japan and imported into Hong Kong both of which exclusively use kilometers.

any details on that soldering mod?

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what i don't get is my bike is the same way... shows speed in KPH but distance in miles - the bike was sold in Japan and imported into Hong Kong both of which exclusively use kilometers.

any details on that soldering mod?

Do a search. One of the UK members even posted the wiring diagram and exact instructions on which jumpers to change and re solder...

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