My battery and oil gauge fluctuates along with my rpm's hanging....HELP!!!

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  1. RJMC

    RJMC New Member

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    Soooo my car was down for a bit due to a faulty distributor, changed that and now its fine, but even before that i have noticed that the battery gauge along with the oil gauge on the instrument cluster would fluctuate causing interior and exterior lights to dim in and out. Also when i am driving and push the clutch in to shift the rpm hangs and doesnt drop like it used to when i first got it. for example; im driving, going lets say 45mph, at 3k rpm i go to shift to the next gear but the rpm stays at 3k rpm... I'm not too sure on what could be causing it. If you ever had these problems i would like to hear how you fixed it. thanks in advance :p
     
  2. ttocs

    ttocs Legend

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    a list of mods on the car would be helpful, not running under drive pullies are you? There is a screw on the top of the TB that you can adjust to keep the rpms down while shifting.
     
  3. RichV

    RichV Well-Known Member

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    My step 1 would be check grounding.

    BATTERY->ENGINE
    BATTERY->CHASSIS
    ENGINE->CHASSIS

    Clean from rust/corrosion.
     
  4. evilcw311

    evilcw311 Most Evil Mod! Staff Member Staff

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    Also check voltage coming from alternator. Mine did something similar before it went out.


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