1996 GT tach jumps spastic. - Ford Mustang Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 01-31-2014 Thread Starter
Apprentice
 
Island Guy's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2013
Location: Hilton Head
Posts: 60
 
1996 GT tach jumps spastic.

Yesterday noticed when I accelerate the needle jumps up maybe 300 to 500 RPS at the time then settles down where it should be. Same when DE-celerating drops in increments of 300 to 500 RPM's then at idle in gear or not it sits still where it should be. Thought maybe a RPM sensor on the distributor or wherever going bad. 39,000 on it now auto tranny convertible sat in a garage for extended periods wealthy Lady owned it was her play toy dream car bought it new. I've had it about two months now.
Thought about going by auto parts let them see if any stored codes but check engine light is not on. Your help appreciated.

Doubt this is related but the right front emergency blinker wouldn't work. Took by shop said the bulbs are good tech took the soft bottom of his fist pounded on the switch and SHAZAM it started working. Reckon just sitting took it's toll the switch got corroded or whatever. Working fine now.

Island Guy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Mustang Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a VALID email address for yourself, otherwise you will not receive the necessary confirmation email needed to confirm, validate and activate your new AFM member account.

Failure to provide a VALID email address, will result in the cancellation of your new AFM member account registration.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1