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Re: Tachometer has died

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  • lenny_reich
    Thanks for the suggestions, Jason. I will be down to the boat on Friday and will check everything you suggest.
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 9, 2009
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      Thanks for the suggestions, Jason. I will be down to the boat on Friday and will check everything you suggest.


      --- In J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com, Jason Smith <jason3317@...> wrote:
      >
      > The tach on Yanamrs is electric signal. The tach sender counts the
      > revolutions of the flywheel and converts to electric signal read by the
      > tach. I would check ground wires, first, both on the cockpit panel panel
      > and the sender. You should also check the harness plug that the sender
      > signal is routed through, it may have come loose. My harness plugs are on
      > the port side of the engine, near the transmission. Finally, do your
      > warning lights still come on?
      >
      > Jason
      >
      > On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 6:24 PM, lenny_reich <lsreich@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > We were out in the boat on Saturday and fired up the engine to return to
      > > the marina. I noticed the tach as the engine started, and it was working
      > > just fine. I dropped the engine back to idle, put the prop in gear, and then
      > > cranked up the throttle to what I thought was around 1500 rpm. When I looked
      > > at the tach, it was reading 500. I moved the throttle up a couple of hundred
      > > rpm and checked the tach--still 500. When I looked at it again about 60
      > > seconds later, it read zero, and that's where it stayed.
      > >
      > > The fact that the tach failed in stages is interesting and must be a clue
      > > to what is wrong. Does anyone have an idea?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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