my 97 ford taurus sho rpm are not reading

Asked by Aug 02, 2012 at 11:28 AM about the 1997 Ford Taurus

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i changed the altenator and new battery and when running the rpm stop reading and the radio goes off then nothing  can you help

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237,265

Sounds like you have a loose or incorrect connection, since this all happened when you did the parts swap. I think the tach gets it's signal from the coil pack, check that for loose connections first.

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Also check the connections at your new alternator. Some cars have the tachometer hooked up there. HTH. -Jim

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