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Old 03-16-2013, 02:09 PM
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So I have a Superchips flashpaq power programmer, and have it set in the economy tune, but I have also calibrated the speedometer and set the setting to adjust the tunes to match my 35" tires. My question is, Why is my speedometer still 4-6 miles an hour off? I found this out when I hooked up my gps, and when I drive through town and those speed detectors show my speed on the screen. I though that the 3rd generation and up trucks have sensors in the rear that calibrate the truck automatically. Any feed back would be great. Just a little confused on this one. Also, does the programmer calibrate the overhead screen in the truck that tells fuel economy and other readings?
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measure your actual tire size as ur truck sits. I put 35" and my speedo was off. my tires are actually a hair under 34" so I changed it and now my speedo is good
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yep try to manually measure the tire height vs just going by your tire size as it can differ from manufacturer and or general tread wear. the speed sensor you are referring to pertains to the gear ratio not tire size.
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