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Old 04-08-2012
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Rev Limiter question

Hi,
I've been looking at all the posts about rev limiters and I haven't run across one that addresses my issue so I was hoping I could get an explanation by posting my own thread. If any of you can help please reply to this thread.
I have a 2001 Ranger Edge 4.0 and I know the rev limiter is supposed to kick in at around 3K rpm in park/neutral but mine also kicks in while driving on the highway. I was recently in a situation on the interstate where I had to speed up to avoid trouble and when I hit a little over 80mph which was around 3k rpm my rev limiter activated and I was unable to accelerate. Fortunately I was able to get out of the way of the trouble but it would have helped to have some more power.
My question is this. Is the park/neutral rev limiter also a top speed limiter and supposed to do this? If so, is there a tuner I can get that will eliminate the high speed limiter?
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https://www.ranger-forums.com/showth...=speed+limiter

yes, a tuner will remove the limiter.
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82-83 speed limiter and 3k rev. Any tuner will remove the limiters.
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Revival... My truck cuts out at about 93, but it's not the edge... Is it possible that there were different limits from the factory?
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So yesterday you thought you fragged your engine and today you want to do 100mph?
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The truck should cut out around 90-93 on the highway and not at 3k RPM. if you truck really is cutting out at 3k RPM, you could have a problem with the transmission range sensor being faulty or out of adjustment, thinking the truck is in neutral instead of drive.
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So yesterday you thought you fragged your engine and today you want to do 100mph?
Uhhhh...no. Absolutely not. It wasn't today that I was going that fast. Since I've had my mud tires put on in February, the truck hasn't been past 70.
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