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Idle Rev Limit in 3.5L engine

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I have a 3.5L engine and if I step on gas when in parking it does not rev beyond 3800 RPM. Is this due to a rev limiter of some sort?

Also at 3800 the whole thing shakes is this normal?

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Yes this is normal. most newer cars are equipped with rev limiters so people cant over rev the engines without a load on it. the shaking is from the computer cutting off the ignition repeatedly when you reach the max rpm.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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