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Postby Flying Bajan » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:57 pm

Have a tachometer issue with your cars ? Is this as common as I've been led to beleive ? What causes them to stop working ? If I install a new tach, how long should it last before acting up again ?
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Postby Gary » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:02 pm

I have owned three 5th gen Celicas and never had any problem with tachometer.
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Postby Tazka » Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:38 pm

I haven't had any problems with my tachometer.
What's wrong with yours?
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Postby etantshi » Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:13 am

No problems with the tach, the speedometer on the other hand......... :roll:
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Postby WarTowels » Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:34 am

Both of my tachs are fine also.

Both my speedo's occasionally make a buzzing noise, mostly when it's very cold.

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Postby bloodMoney » Sat Apr 05, 2008 5:13 am

Mine works great most of the time. There are occasions though, where the tach will be dead for about 5~10 minutes of driving, then it'll suddenly wake up and work fine the rest of the drive... I really doesn't bother me much. I think its because I've only driven the car for about a month since having bought her 2 years ago...

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Postby Flying Bajan » Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:33 pm

This car has had a problem with the tach for a long time now - even before I bought it. It simply refuses to work. Dennis Heath (past owner) has changed out the tach for another (used) one and it'll work for a while and then stop again he says.

I want my tach to work !!! It is extremely frustrating to not be able to find the source of this problem.
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Postby Gary » Tue Apr 08, 2008 5:56 am

If Dennis can't fix this, I don't know who can. :doh:
Have you check the continuity of the tac signal wire.
It is the black one from igniter to the combination meter.
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Postby Hotrodhendrix » Fri Apr 11, 2008 7:00 pm

Have you checked for issues on circuits?
http://alltrac.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=26888
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Re: How many of you...

Postby monkninja » Wed Feb 16, 2011 5:17 pm

my tach doesn't move at all anymore, it was acting crazy for a couple weeks then dropped dead and hasn't moved since... thanks for the links for troubleshooting!
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Re: How many of you...

Postby aus jd 2703 » Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:50 am

Is it just me or is the stock speedo slow to react?
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Re: How many of you...

Postby tubasteve » Mon May 16, 2011 3:47 am

as far as the speedo i have found on both my cars the cable going to the trans it brakes at the end...crusie is the cheap one, $12.xx is what i just paid 2 months ago. also my shaft inside the houseing going to the trans, both jobs are easy just dont do it with the car hot ;)
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