View Full Version : I just wanted your opinion on a new hour meter

01-30-2013, 11:26 AM
I have a used zero turn,that I just got it about three weeks ago. It was showing 380 hours when I got it. After I just changed the oil, and was backing it where it goes,the hour meter was flashing with 400 hours on it. So I replaced it with a new one. MY question is,should I run the time up on the new meter, Or just leave it at 0's and If I did sell it,just explain what had happen, and everybody will believe my story! THX

01-30-2013, 11:29 AM
I've seen quite often machines for sale that say hour meter shows xxx hours but was replaced at xxx hours.

02-01-2013, 07:36 PM
Just keep it where it is and explain that you had to replace the meter. Write it down somewhere. Most people will believe you and will go by inspection anyways. I have seen unites with 1600 hours that were in better shape than some with 400-500 so hour meter doesn't mean much, its more about service in my book.