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Old 10-18-2012, 01:20 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by swansong View Post
Man that sucks, wonder if SCT would comp you in any way for it. (Probably not, I'm sure there's tons of disclosures built into their products and services). At least the car is operational now though.

Honestly I'm kind of scared to try putting Tom's tune back on as well now.. Obviously it's SCT's fault and not yours Tom. It just sucks that I had the tuning process working perfectly before, then made the mistake of updating to the latest versions of SCT's firmware. My work hours conflict with their call-in hours so I don't really have time to call them either, sounds like they might not be much help anyway.
Did you try to return to previous firmware version? What's the previous version and current version?
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:34 PM   #22
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Did you try to return to previous firmware version? What's the previous version and current version?
I'm not aware of any way to return to previous versions, SCT only supports the automatic updates. Maybe they save them somewhere and could manually send it to me, not sure. The problem is that I don't know what FW I was using when the tuner was operational.

I just downloaded the latest FW (1.2.145-3015, released 10/08), which worked, then attempted to download the latest Tune Revision (2.041 - Full Version, released 10/08), which failed. I have not yet tried to re-tune the car, I don't feel comfortable doing so until the Tune Revision "takes". This is using the latest Device Update Software (, released 10/11), btw.

Moral of the story: if your SCT tuner works, DON'T MESS WITH IT.
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:02 PM   #23
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Well I have a xcal 2 and just ran into the fail tune the other day it failed 4 times scared me but 5th time it work, I was forced to update my frimware since I didnt have Live Load Ford on my computer to set a tune, and to get Live Load Ford to work I needed both updates but my SCCT works better now and it loaded the tune fine..... I know we're not suppost to update them, but I had no choice with the xcal 2 if I wanted to load a new tune to the device
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