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I was driving my 12 Xb this afternoon and noticed that the spedo was displaying in Kilometers instead of Miles per hour. What can I do to get it to read in MPH instead? What could I have hit on the dash to cause it to do this?

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The odometer reset button flips between MPH and KPH when in the "normal"/full mileage odometer setting.
 

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This is covered in your manual. To fix this:

- turn the car on, engine running
- momentarily press the odometer/tripmeter button repeatedly to get to the odometer reading (Trip A, Trip B, Odometer...)
- press and hold the button in and the display will toggle between miles and kilometers. For example if it is currently in km, press and hold the button until the display shows miles.
 

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I was driving my 12 Xb this afternoon and noticed that the spedo was displaying in Kilometers instead of Miles per hour. What can I do to get it to read in MPH instead? What could I have hit on the dash to cause it to do this?

Thanks, Mark
You can read your owner's manual. You wouldn't believe the helpful stuff that shows up in there :)!
 

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When I got my xB in '09, and read the manual. I was supprised that about half the book is about safety issues and alerts. Manuals from years ago gave you information for the car, not an education on what not to do. It was taken for granted that drivers knew what to do and not to do. I also used to buy the "shop manual" which now costs a lot, but now all one has to do is go on line to find out how to do something or go to this great site to ask.
 

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When I got my xB in '09, and read the manual. I was supprised that about half the book is about safety issues and alerts. Manuals from years ago gave you information for the car, not an education on what not to do. It was taken for granted that drivers knew what to do and not to do. I also used to buy the "shop manual" which now costs a lot, but now all one has to do is go on line to find out how to do something or go to this great site to ask.
Frankly, I miss the days I could buy a "shop manual" to tell me how to accomplish what I needed to accomplish. However, Scion has apparently decided not to release the shop information for a manual and so instead we're restricted to whatever info we can dig up. With the aid of others, I've posted helpful info in the stickies and despite the absence of affordable manuals, the info I've posted is reasonably comprehensive. Hopefully, Scion will eventually support Haynes and the like for their vehicles. Toyota branded vehicle info being available for some time. Clearly a question of merchandising/profits :(!
 

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I was supprised that about half the book is about safety issues and alerts. Manuals from years ago gave you information for the car, not an education on what not to do. It was taken for granted that drivers knew what to do and not to do.
It's all about safety now. Only problem is, the people that SHOULD be reading that info are not. And as far as regular maintenance goes, that's why there's Jiffy Lubes and the lot.
 

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I found the Toyota Tech manual for my tC last year when we were rebuilding my engine. Surely that's out on the internets for the xB2.
If you find it, please point it out to me. To my knowledge, the package I provide in the sticky on the main xB2 page is the most comprehensive available for the xB2. I presume this is thanks to a deliberate decision on the part of Toyota Scion to control the info and I've directly asked Hayne's if we can expect anything from them (the answer being a question mark). I've yet to see any further info released for our car and so again -- if you come across anything more complete/helpful, please let me know! We'd all be happy to learn about it!
 
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