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#1 (permalink) Old 12-13-2004, 06:59 AM
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2004 sprinter speed govenor

I have had situations (running high speeds on Americas Interstate highways) where it was actually dangerous when I could not get my Sprinter over 83mph. This happens when trying to pass big Semi trucks, and I need the extra kick! The local Dodge service tech says there is nothing that can be done. Surely there is some answer to this dangerous problem. A Fuse? A Bypass of some sort? Etc.?
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RE: 2004 sprinter speed govenor

Did I read right 83 mph ? The engine control unit has a speed limit built in cannot go over 161 kph
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RE: 2004 sprinter speed govenor

Yes, 83mph. BUT - I have since found out that the actual speed is only 77mph. Seems there is a built in "false reading" [xx(]
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Any Sprinter I've had (3) WILL do 97mph. I'm talking 312,313 European.
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I sent the Engine Control Unit of my 2002 to http://www.speedtuningusa.com/. They claim to reprogram for increased HP and torque, and I think they are legitimate - I can tell the difference, especially with a trailer in the mountains.

Side benefit - no more speed limitation. Reached 105 mph in the middle of Nowhere, Wyoming. My better judgement convinced me to back off, but there was more in it.
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RE: 2004 sprinter speed govenor

hi to all,mine too,2004 pass. van,could not make more than 3,000 rpm at 80-83 mph,any solution would be appreciate,thks.
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