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Gauges Help #164831 Apr 25, 2:40pm Apr 25, 2:40pm
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Gauges Help
I need help i was working on my gauges and i took off the needles and when i put them back on they dont seem to be recalibrated right when the engine is on the tachometer goes below 1000 rpm and the speedometer has a slow start when i accelerate. Please help. thanx

Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicagtman] #164832 Apr 25, 2:57pm Apr 25, 2:57pm
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i believe you need to recalibrate your needle my friend. check out satoshi's website, he have instruction on how to do that. go therea: http://plaza.umin.ac.jp/~satoshi/indexmoden.htm

scroll down on the left side until you see "electronic part" it's the 2nd to the last..Good luck.. thumbsup


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicafourotwo] #164833 Apr 25, 3:00pm Apr 25, 3:00pm
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well i look it up and here it is:
Method 1
The needle will stay at the position of 5500rpm, and 85km/h (in Japanese gauge) if the gauge was detached from wiring connector. So you can recover by putting the needles that position gently. When the power is on, the needles will stay 0km/hr and 0rpm. (Of course we need the needle stopper).

Method 2
Put the needles while running the cars. I have another digital speed meters, and just put the needles while idling, and running the car at the 40 or 60km/hr.


I would do the Method 1, seem easier..Good Luck


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicafourotwo] #164834 Apr 25, 3:05pm Apr 25, 3:05pm
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thanx celicafourotwo going to do that right now

Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicagtman] #164835 Apr 25, 3:08pm Apr 25, 3:08pm
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Originally Posted by celicagtman
thanx celicafourotwo going to do that right now


anytime bro..let me know how it went aight??


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicafourotwo] #164836 Apr 25, 3:22pm Apr 25, 3:22pm
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keeep us updated because i'm thinking about repainting my needles and i heard if i dont do it correctly that will happen

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yeah everytime you take the needle out that will happen..so you just need to recalibrate them..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
Re: Gauges Help [Re: celicafourotwo] #164838 Apr 25, 3:28pm Apr 25, 3:28pm
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damn that sucks tongue

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yup...just have the website handy when you do it..then u'll be in good shape..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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to recalibrate your needles do this...

take the gauge cluster and plastic Hood thing over it off, so the gauges and needles are exposed.

plug the unit back in and turn the car to the ACC position so everything is on inside...you will see your needles place themselves to what 0 should be...

so, then while you still have the key on, just take the needles back off and place them back on so the needle is directly touching the little stop thingy, so then it's at 0 thumbsup

when i did my needles red, my needles would read like 4k rpm and 40 mph when i had the car on ACC...

so while it was on ACC, i just took them back off and placed them right next to the little stop thingy and then they are fine.


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cool!! thumbsup


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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