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Q: How do I read the tachometer?

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How do I read the tachometer?

A: The tachometer is located on your instrumen...

The tachometer is located on your instrument panel, and tells you how fast your engine is moving, in terms of revolutions per minute (RPM). The tachometer is a semicircle, with a hand that points to a number. This number, times 1,000, is the speed of your engine (for instance, if the tachometer hand points to “4,” then your engine is operating at 4,000 RPM).

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