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Is it possible to raise the idle speed while in gear without a chip/programmer? I live on the side of a Mtn with a steep-bumpy gravel drive. The wife can barely reach the petals, and every bump results in acceleration & wheel hop.
Was hoping to raise idle to around 1500rpm, then she could just "engage" high idle and steer.
 

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My truck has the adjustable pedals so my wife can reach them even though she is pretty short ;)
Have you thought of pedal extenders/blocks?
I would think that a "high idle in gear" option would be a liability nightmare which is why no one makes one, however you could use an olde school choke cable/handle and connect it to the pedal. (yeah, I'm not a programmer). However, the potential for the truck to get away from someone is pretty high. Pedal blocks would be my recommendation.
 

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A chip with a high idle tune can be had for 250.

Possibly a ford aic module
 

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I've been wanting the high idle for the AC when the dog has to sit in the truck. I did not know it would work while in gear. Thanks.
 

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A chip with a high idle tune can be had for 250.

Possibly a ford aic module
I have an AIC and it will not function as a high idle in the application described.

It will only function when a 4R100 is in Park or a ZF6 is in neutral and parking brake applied.

Personally, i see any type of device described by the OP as having a very big downside risk unless it could be immediately shut off by tapping the brake pedal.

Has the cruise control been tried as an alternative?
 

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I've been wanting the high idle for the AC when the dog has to sit in the truck. I did not know it would work while in gear. Thanks.
It won't.

But an AIC would work great for what you describe of keeping the A/C running.

The originals can be operated as low as 1,300 RPM.

The later version as low as 1,200 RPM.
 

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Has the cruise control been tried as an alternative?
Cruise disengages when speed is below 35 MPH. Wish it was slower, personally. Probably won't work for the OP's needs.

I agree that pedal extenders would be the best solution. My wife has the same issue, but rarely drives the truck. I can't even comfortably sit on the passenger side when she has the seat jacked all the way forward.
 

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Agreed that high idle in gear is a bad idea. Along the same idea, my cruise is very unsteady under 55.
 

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How many f250s came with the adjustable pedals? Mine has them and the wife loves them. She can reach the pedals without having the steering wheel in her face.
 

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True, but imagine the manufacturer that makes one that gets used instead of cruise?
 

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I think high idle on a chip in gear would work perfect depending on surface it will go about 10-15 miles an hour and im sure up hill it would be slower
 

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Would have to be able to be shut down with the brake or neutral. But then again, I have too many lawyers in my life...Can't think about anything without thinking of liability :(
 
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