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mdh3pilot 07-21-2009 01:28 AM

Cruise Control Question....
My father has an '04 Ram and his cruise control only works up to about 85-86 mph (cruise control will not engage past that nor will it accelerate past that once it is engaged). Is this normal for that year ram? I have an '08 and my cruise control works past that for sure.

Is there a way to change or turn off the limiter?

fbgn09 07-24-2009 09:04 AM

no it shouldnt be doing that or at least ive never seen it but maybe its a safety deal

Toms Blue Ram 1500 07-24-2009 06:46 PM

Never heard of that .

jamesb0 07-25-2009 08:20 AM

Thats pretty much standard for any cruise control. The system uses vacuum from the engine once you go past a point the vacuum can't be use to hold the system on. Your owners manual should say something about it.

ljonesj 07-25-2009 11:43 AM

lol well that would be the case in the old systems but the new ones actually use the iac motor and such so vaccum is not used anymore could be a sensor like the brake switch which will shut it off if u hit the brakes maybe loose

erm 07-25-2009 11:52 AM

Speed limiter perhaps???

ljonesj 07-25-2009 11:47 PM

would not think so but it could be a factor

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