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Unread 01-08-2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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volt meter drops when in reverse?

noticed it the other day when i was backing up the volt meter droped to about 10 but as soon as i went back to drive it jumped back upt about 13 anyone know if thats normal???

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Unread 01-08-2012, 07:10 PM   #2
It's the crank sensor!
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That is odd..... Don't know what might be going on there if this is a "consistent" symptom. Can you reproduce this "consistently"?

For starters, with any electrical gremlin, I always start with freshening engine grounds. Basics first. Always.
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Unread 01-09-2012, 12:29 PM   #3
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NSS maybe???
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