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Old 05-09-2005, 07:35 PM   #1
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Diablo Predator problem

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Im having an issue with my custom tune. I went to reinstall the original tune into the car for warranty work which went fine, but when I went to put your custom tune back after getting the car from the dealer, for some reason the tune will not take. It gets to 20% and says that the tune was not installed. I am curious if the custom tune is even the unit. When I first got the Diablo and turned it on there was a picture of and SVT Focus, now it just shows the Diablo Sport logo. Not sure what is going on but any help would be appreciated. I purchased this unit in Feb, so from what I understand I should still have 3 months of free tunes. I am also going to post this email in the FF forum under Focus-Power area.

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Did you remove fuse 46/61 when trying to load the Custom Tune

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hey tom do you need to pull fuses on the sct package too?

does it say that in the instructions?
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I would bet they do

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Man, I forgot all about that step Ill try to reload it this afternoon, hopefully it will take. Thanks
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If you loaded the Custom tune and it failed than you lost the custome tune and i will have to send you another one

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Yep, thats what happened. The custom tune is gone which explains why the car is running like crap. I reflashed the YRFO that was saved into the Predator after the first install of the custom tune back in Feburary. Im not sure what was put in there when I hit the performance tune option this last time, but it was pretty crappy.
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tom i didnt pull the fuses cause i was soo excited and forgot! whats gonna hppen i keep throw the altenator code is this problem...im afraid to load stock then do it over cause it always says comsetup failed!
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Your saying that if you try to flash the custom tune and the flash fails for some reason then you loose the custom tune? If so I guess we all (including myself) should back up the custom tune on our home pc's correct?
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Just let me know if you need me to just send you your tune

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