[ROVERNET - UK] Tachometer Problem
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Tue Apr 10 07:17:27 BST 2007
Vern is right; if it runs it ain't the pickup wire.
It comes off near the dizzy.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vern Klukas" <vern at inkspotco.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2007 6:25 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Tachometer Problem
> If this is a series 1 car, then...
> Uhmm, if either of the pickup wires (they will be white with black
> tracers or white/black and white/yellow) were open, the car wouldn't
> run. The wiring is such that tach equipped cars got an extension of
> the coil-to-distributor wire that running inside the cabin to a
> induction loop inside the tach (on early model tachs the loop is
> actually outside the case, but I digress). I would suspect the
> problem is power or ground to the tach.
> To confirm, one of the wires should have continuity to the
> distributor (the white/yellow), its mate will then be the one
> traveling to the coil.
> >I can do this, but I will have to do it on my car (with working
> >tach). My friend's shows no continuity at any suspected connection,
> >so whatever wire is the pickup wire, must be corroded or shorted.
> >>Can you not trace it using an ohm meter? One lead at the tach end and
> >>the other lead to the suspected locations until continuity is reached!
> >----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Lawrence" <jaoa27 at
> >To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> >Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 12:08 PM
> >Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Tachometer Problem
> >>The diagram in the manual does not show me the exact pick-up point. I
> >>have my suspicions, but it would be nice to know for sure. Thank you!
> >>>Hello. My friend's tachometer on his 1970 2000TC gave up the ghost.
> >>>replaced it with another unit, and it still does not work. Any
> >>>regarding tracing the wiring? Thank you!
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