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I tow my 2014 CRV behind a motorhome and notice that, unlike friends who have the same car being towed, the odometer accumulates miles during towing. Any ideas on the disparity?
 

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Is it possible that you are leaving the key on and they are not? I have no idea how it works, but my guess would be some electronics are involved so maybe if everything is turned off theirs is not registering.
 

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Well, I'm leaving the key in the position directed by the owner's manual. I just can't figure it out.
 

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Do your friends also "flat tow" like yourself or use a dollie or trailer to put the car on?

Flat towing from what Ive seen adds miles sorry to say. I assume you have the key forward and use a brake buddie of some sort is the reason.
 

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We flat towed a 2009 Honda CR-V EX-L for over 55,000 miles behind our Fleetwood Discovery Motorhome. The Honda never accumulated milage on the odometer. Recently I finished setting up our new to us 2014 Honda CR-V EX-L for flat towing, but unfortunately we haven't had the opportunity to use it yet. When we do, I will certainly pay attention to the odometer.
 

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Well, I'm leaving the key in the position directed by the owner's manual. I just can't figure it out.
That is : In the Accessory position, I believe. Is that what you do?
Curious.
Buffalo4
PS: Perhaps more googling may find the answer to prevent that, maybe even pulling a fuse.
 

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Well, I'm leaving the key in the position directed by the owner's manual. I just can't figure it out.
When you leave "the key in the position directed by the owners manual", is the dashboard instrument panel display lit up? On my 2014, only the i-MID display is visible, but the instrument panel speedometer and tachometer and odometer are all dark.
 
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