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Author Topic: RPM at 70-80 MPH  (Read 159 times)
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« on: March 05, 2012, 05:36:46 PM »

Just wondered if it is normal for the tacho to read 3000 rpm at 70-80 mph,its a 1996 2.2td automatic thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012, 09:08:18 PM »

yep thats about right
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« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2012, 04:47:41 AM »

Thank you as its the first time ive had a diesel auto i just wondered,did not know diesels rpm were higher than petrol.
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2012, 07:10:43 PM »

not sure if thats the case the engine is a little underpowered for the size of the bus and needs to give that little more welly to move it. thats what i think anyway. lets face it it weighs that same as an xj6 and they dont put anything lower than a 2.9 petrol in them
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