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Old 04-13-2013, 01:49 AM   #1
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Okay, So I had reset my car back to stock factory a while because my laptop was damaged so I couldn't data log with Tom and I was still running the base tune.

I just got my laptop back and like a jackass and put the tune on my SVT, with out even bother checking if SCT had an update which they did. Long story short. I put the tune on the car everything went smooth. But now the car wont turn on, It wont even crank. My cluster doesn't even mark the mileage it just marks a hole much of Dashes.

I tried resetting the car back to stock before and after I updated my xcal NO LUCK. I tried re installing the tune No luck either.

When ever I try to re install the tune it says ERROR: 1018 Read strategy failed.

When ever I try to go back to stock it says ERROR: 1028 No vehicle attached to device.

Now I don't know for sure if its because I installed the tune with the old SCT software. I checked all my fuses there fine. Car was on before I installed the tune. I tried it number of times no luck. I found some post saying to remove certain fuses no luck. My cluster wont mark the mileage just shows dash marks. SCT is closed on the weekends. When I try to turn it on the car does the same exact thing that happens when you try to start the car with out holding the clutch radio resets etc..


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Old 04-13-2013, 09:26 AM   #2
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Sounds like you either set the PATS or fried your ECU , If you updated your xcal with a tune loaded your going to have to send the xcal to SCT for an unlock , your only option is to contact SCT Monday and maybe have to send your xcal and ECU to them

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Old 04-13-2013, 09:31 AM   #3
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You can always have it towed to a dealer and have the pcm reflashed. Your only other otion is to wait until monday to see what sct has to say. This is the number 1 worst part about trying to tune cars. These devices are so finicky. Good luck!

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I called Ford they want 95.99 for a Re-flash but They could not do it today, Id have to wait until Monday for them to re-open.

Looks like im out of luck.
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anyone get to the bottom of this issue? I'm also having the same problem.
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Pull fuses 46 and 61 and try to reload stock tune , you have to pull these fuses

The last SCT XCAL updates for the xcal3 wouldnt even allow to datalog the SVT and I had to get a reset back to a previous version , I also had issues uploading a tune even after pulling the fuses but the reset back to previous version cured that

Thats why I say NEVER UPDATE YOUR XCAL

Pull your fuses first then if it wont load contact SCT

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