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What does the Speed Governor in a car do?
I know of no car today that has a governor. Cars are computer controlled and have either a rev limiter or a fuel shut off or both. The purpose is to limit the speed of the car, and/or the revolutions that the engine can turn.
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Where is the speed governor located on a 1991 Honda Accord and can it be removed without the car having any problems?
There is a governor on the 1991 Accords, but it is controlled by the ECU and cannot be removed without hacking the ECU. The fuel cutoff is at 7,000rpms but the governor is at… 120mph. On the 1991 Accords, the engine revs are only around 4,800rpms at 120mph. A mod garage can disable the 120mph governor by accessing and hacking the ECU. Disabling it will not cause problems but the car may become aerodynamically unstable at speeds above 120mph without suspension upgrades.
Answer It's been reported the dealer can remove it, but you can certainly understand their not wanting to. Get friendly with a technician. Bribes help, too. (6-12-24 pa…ck of the man's favorite beverage) How to Removing speed governor 1996 GMC truck
Lines of computer code. The speed governor is a programmed setting,not a physical component.
It's part of the Engine Control Module.
yes they do
Need to reprogram the ECM.
Where is the speed governor located on a 2008 Honda Accord and can it be removed without the car having any problems?
It's programmed into the engine ECM. You can remove the ECM, but the problem with that is that the vehicle won't function, whatsoever.
The most common use of a governor is to limit the top speed of the vehicle...most newer cars have them and the speed is set by the manufacturer...they can be changed with a fl…ash programmer for that specific vehicle.
You should check with your auto dealer or manufacturer. A mechanic who specializes in the make of your vehicle might also be able to help you. Take the vehicle out on the… freeway and give it all she's got. Check your speed and you should easily be able to tell what the max speed is and that is what your governer is set at. Generally vehicles are set to cut out at 100 mph. Depending on the year of your car and the type of tansmission it may not even govern out until the valves open and close so fast that they "float" meaning they neither open nor close and thus cut the engine rpm to a more sustainable speed. I have an 1988 Mustang with a four cylinder in it and I am yet to govern it out or make the valves float even at speeds of up to 180 km/h.
the government require that all new cars (and all cars, after 5 years) be equipped with speed governors that use GPS
By reprogramming the engine ECM.
If they are a modern vehicle made 2000 and sooner should have a high speed governor
Chances are, if it has a fuel injected engine, it does. You canalways ask at a dealership or service center, as well.
It's programmed into the engine ECM.
If it has an electronically controlled engine (if it's fuelinjected, then it is), there already is one. Changing the settingsrequires the ECM to be reprogrammed.
A variable speed governor is an engine part that works with the engine to govern speeds required within the engine. It serves to keep the engine at a steady speed as set by th…e operator of the vehicle.