RPM's pointer not moving on 4.8 CDS

brian3180

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The tack should have 12v power (with the key in the on position, van off) and a good ground to it and then the wire with the pickup sensor on the blower shaft sending the rpms. I would verify good power and ground with a meter. Does the light in the tach come on?

Apologize for leaving you hanging but I have finally come around to getting this issue taken care of. To answer you question, yes the light in the tack does come on. I adjusted the sensor and even added a washer to move it closer to the wheel. It didnt work. https://shop.truckmountforums.com sent me a new sensor(warranty) and I installed it today and that didn't work either. I have a meter but not sure how to use it in this application. Thanks!
 

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Apologize for leaving you hanging but I have finally come around to getting this issue taken care of. To answer you question, yes the light in the tack does come on. I adjusted the sensor and even added a washer to move it closer to the wheel. It didnt work. https://shop.truckmountforums.com sent me a new sensor(warranty) and I installed it today and that didn't work either. I have a meter but not sure how to use it in this application. Thanks!

Here's a picture of the schematic. You should have power coming in to the tach and light, the pick sensor and a ground. Before ruling out a faulty tach I would confirm good ground, proper power and a good wire to the pick up.

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