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Unread 09-01-2011, 11:20 PM   #1
Jrcoyotes21
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RPM Gauge not working

does anyone know how the RPM gauge works? is there a sensor for it? is this a common problem? when i turn the ignition to on, the needle moves up to zero but then it just stays at zero even when the engine is running.
thanks for any help

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Unread 09-02-2011, 04:10 AM   #2
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First there is no sensor for the tach. It gets it's signal for the ECM. You should check the connection on the back of the speedo-tach panel for corrosion.
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Unread 09-02-2011, 06:34 AM   #3
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I've got an 88 so mine may be different, but the tach gets its signal from the negative terminal of the coil. It's a light green wire on my vehicle. I suspect that all YJ tachs work the same, but will wait for some more knowledgable gurus to chime in.
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Unread 09-02-2011, 12:42 PM   #4
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Do what charger said they are known for corrosion! then again its a jeep everything is known for corosion on em.

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Unread 09-06-2011, 05:28 AM   #5
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I have one from a 91 YJ that I will sell if you need another one.
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