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Tach won't go beyond 3000 ??? (archive)

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Posted by Jim on October 29, 2000 at 21:03:26:

My wife's car, a 535i automatic, has the tachometer sticking when it hits about 3000. Sometimes a little after, sometimes before. It will drop as you slow, and works fine in overdrive under 3000. It was working without problem.
I smacked the dash a few times and nothing,(Out of frustration of knowing I'm going to have to pull the SRS & wheel to get it out)it holds rock hard at 3000.
I'm thinking it's a mechanical failure or sticky needle in the tach.
Anyone out there had this happen??
And any recommendations on a good repair sho?
I fear asking what a new one or even a scrap yard unit goes for.
Thanks
= Jim
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