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Re: Speedometer lying at high speeds?
. Then he claims that
>in Germany all Audi speedos from older cars are known for lying about speed,
I have been driving my 86 5ktq since new. When I reset the MPG readout on the trip computer, it routinely indicates speeds 5mph slower than the speedo. From years of driving the car and observing speeds, I believe the computer. Mine seems to correct itself once I reach about 100mph or so--that would be contrary to your observation. I have always thought it was an intentional inaccuracy to slow people down. Honest, I'm not a conspiracy theorist!
My past VW's all had 85mph speedometers, so I basically ignored them.
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