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v8 ecu and tacho 


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 Post subject: v8 ecu and tacho
Posted: Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:56 pm 
Parts Gopher

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Hi all
Have a 5 litre into my xf running manual gearbox and using the existing auto ecu. Have connected a neutral gear switch and clutch swith instead of tranny controller. From what i can tell the ecu doesnt have a tacho signal input? I haver a fault code "lost tacho signal" or "spout grounded". The spout isnt grounded and the only tacho wiring i can see is from coil to tfi module and cluster. Any ideas? maybe an intermittent tfi module or suspect coil.
 Post subject: Re: v8 ecu and tacho
Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:21 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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Tach signal is called IDM and connects to the ecu via a 22k resistor.

Without a manual ecu or chip with manual code you are also missing out on a bunch of HP since the TID signal is no longer being fed to the ecu.

Get a manual chip with forced neutral state, then you don't need to worry about clutch switches at all.



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