tachometer

Asked by Apr 07, 2017 at 04:29 PM about the 2013 Volkswagen Passat Wolfsburg Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when engine is on and idle the tachometer is at 1 and not at 0.  what does this
mean

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86,685

1 = 1,000 rpm, 2= 2,000 rpm and so forth.

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thank you. but before my engine in idle would start from 0 then progress to 1 and so forth as i pushed the accelerator

86,685

Pushing the accelerator makes the engine run faster. A tachometer is a "speedometer" for the engine, it tells you how fast the engine is turning, not how fast the car is going.

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