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tachometer

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carrano
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Year and Model: 1994 940
Location: Houston, Texas

tachometer

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I have a 1994 940. It has approx. 270,000 miles. Up until today it had been running like new. When I started the engine today, all the dashboard lights came on and the tachometer didn't move. I drove the car around the block and it ran fine, but I put it back in the garage.

A few years ago I had a 2000 S40. While I was driving, the tachometer swung into the red, all the dashboard lights came on and the engine lurched. There was a crack that would have cost $4000 to fix so I got rid of the car. I don't want to get rid of this one.

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carrano
Posts: 2
Joined: Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:41 pm
Year and Model: 1994 940
Location: Houston, Texas

Re: tachometer

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The alternator needed to be replaced.
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