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Old 08-31-2012, 11:32 PM   #42
Kabigon
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Quote:
Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
If the car improperly learned the clutch touch points after a hard reset where the battery is removed long enough for the TCM to lose its memory that could cause the clutch pack to slip while it learns where the engagement is. This is why the drive cycle is so important if and when the TCM's keep alive memory is actually wiped rather than just updated.
As previously mentioned...

1) After a couple of days of normal driving. it doesn't matter if the drive cycle was done correctly or it was never done because...

2) The TCM is ALWAYS "learning" (for OBVIOUS reasons).
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