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Old 04-29-2011, 11:13 AM
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Default 1991 Cummins ISM (350 HP) - Road Speed Governor

Hey Gang...

I've got a local guy here in Idaho that owns a semi-truck without trailer that has a issue with the Road Speed Governor. It limits the truck out to about 60 MPH and that's as fast as the truck will go. Does anyone know how to fix this issue on a Cummins ISM?

Also the truck is for sale $4,900 bucks, fresh rubber and looks good... It's a old Food Service of America truck.
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Old 04-29-2011, 12:14 PM
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What RPM does the governor keep it? What does the RPMs do if you mash it sitting still? It may take a gearing change to help. Any idea what pump is on it?
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Old 04-29-2011, 04:35 PM
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What do you want me to look for?

As for driving it I don't have a CDL so I'll have to arrange a day with the current owner...
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Old 04-29-2011, 05:55 PM
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I did some looking and found out that there is no 1991 ISM engine.
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Originally Posted by wikipedia
The Cummins M Series engine is a straight six diesel engine designed and produced by Cummins. It displaces 10.8 litres (659.1 cu in). Introduced as the M11 in 1994, it was built on the previous L10 engine (same 4.921 inches (125.0 mm) cylinder bore, but a longer 5.787 inches (147.0 mm) piston stroke compared to the L10's 5.354 inches (136.0 mm) stroke).
In 1996, Cummins added electronic controls to improve efficiency. This model became known as the M11 Plus.[citation needed]
The M11 Plus became the ISM when Cummins applied its Interact System (hence the "IS" in ISM) to the M11 Plus to further improve the engine.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cummins_M_Series_engine
Someone needs to double check exactly what it is.
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:55 AM
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Sad to say he truck must of sold because it no longer there...
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Old 05-06-2011, 09:24 PM
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So I guess we will never know what engine it was or what the problem was..... Darn.
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