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Tachometer Not Working

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sillageman, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Dec 23, 2008 at 10:00 AM

    sillageman [OP] New Member

    Nov 18, 2007
    san francisco
    prerunner sr5
    k&n drop filter, westin chrome bullbar and skidplate,westin side steps,huskys all round,wet okles front and back, viper alarm sys and more on route
    So my Rpm tachometer died on me a few days ago. This is what happened: I'm stuck behind a idiot who is driving 10 to 15mph and taking up the whole road. Eventually I got a chance to overtake and I planted the boot in rage. I had to be redlining when I passed him. As soon as I passed him I stopped at a traffic lights and the truck died. It never died before or since. It started back up immediately and was fine.
    A little later I noticed the tach was not reading any rpms. The other repercussion is that my remote start will not work . It will crank the engine but stop just short of actually starting. I would love to hear your guys take on this and thanks all in advance for your time
  2. Dec 23, 2008 at 10:02 AM

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

    Feb 9, 2007
    First Name:
    2007 PreRunner SR5 Double Cab
    Wet Okole Underwear
    I'd check the fuses first. Your remote start probably has a sensor to check the RPMs, without that feedback from your Tach, it is probably not going to work correctly.

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