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Speed limiter removal

Postby hdndriver » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:19 pm

My mk7 2.2 110 has a factory fitted limiter which i want removed, several tuning companies have quoted me £150+vat. I spoke to my local ford dealers and they will do it for £70+vat providing i give them written permission. My problem is that i then told them i'd had my van remapped and they have said that when they plug in there computer it may fry my ecu, i dont mind if they wipe the map as tuning company will put it back on for free but i just wanted to know if they are scare mongering or is there a real chance of screwing it up, also will they do a pcm update at the same time ? Any advice would be extremely helpful.
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Mike » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:23 pm

You need to speak to Martynx for the definitive answer but I think it's extremley unlikely that your ecu would be fried, but it'll almost certainly wipe the map.

Martynx can do the limiter without removing the map afaik.
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Backbone of Britain » Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:12 pm

I had the 70 mph speed limiter removed from my MK6 at the dealer cost me £75+vat. Like you said I had to give written permission for them to remove it and produce the V5 to prove I owned the van. It never fried my ecu so can't see that happening. Can't see any problens as all they do is plug it in to IDS and turn the speed limiter off. 5 minute Job but they'll probably keep you waiting 1/2 an hour :lol: It will only wipe the map if they update the pcm.
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Guy88 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:28 am

they dont touch the map when removing the limiter,

the limiter is done thru the car config, only limiter in the map is the 100 mph
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby transitvan1234 » Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:55 pm

i had the ford agent do mine mine was remaped as well dont tell them it was remaped they did my egr at the same time the done mine for £50
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby maycontainnuts » Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:20 pm

where are you based I can turn it off for you for £35
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Nick Storm » Sun May 20, 2012 3:09 pm

I have a 2001 350 which has a limiter. (mk6?)

Anyone knwo how they work? Do they stop injecting fuel or something else?


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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby ake » Sun May 20, 2012 5:50 pm

Yes they reduce the fuelling to control the seed, all done through the ecu
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Coreylee123 » Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:34 pm

Hi does anyone no anywhere and how much it would cost to get restricter removed from my 2.2 swb transit as this was an ex AA and won't go above 70 on a motorway also sluggish round town and with it been 110 boho thought it would be quicker than it is thanks
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Re: Speed limiter removal

Postby Liliflower » Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:53 am

Another thread discuss over the issue
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