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Old 02-28-2011, 05:09 PM   #1
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Diablosport problem

I have a 02 svt focus. I bought it in 05. I got the diablo tuner today went to install it's performance tune but it already a tune! So I can't procede because the tuner needs to back up the original tune which it can't cause it was tuned before without my knowledge when I bought it. How can I get the original tune without going to a ford dealer. Which I'm sure will cost a arm and a leg. Everything else does.

Thanks in a advance for any help in this manner


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Old 02-28-2011, 05:19 PM   #2
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Your best bet is to repost this question in the ECU tuning section or in the Focus Power section . Probably get a quicker responce. Or the Mod will probably move it any way..
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Old 02-28-2011, 05:26 PM   #3
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I think you can get the latest reflash from ford pretty cheap. and that will remove yiur tune and give you an original. pm who you got the tuner from. (Tom)?
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Old 02-28-2011, 05:32 PM   #4
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Thanks for the help guys. And yeh after I get reflashed to factory specs. It'll be toms tune. He pretty much the best in focus performance that I've come across
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You will have to go to Ford to get there latest reflash , I would call around to Diff dealers and see where you can find the best deal , It only takes about 15-20 to do and I only pay 35.00 to get this done

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Can you get another ECU unit from say a salvage yard or off e-bay out of a parts car?
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Can you get another ECU unit from say a salvage yard or off e-bay out of a parts car?
why would he do that?
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why would he do that?
I dont know it might be cheaper then to get his reflashed. But he might get one that is in the same condition as his.

I thought maybe insted of taking his to a ford shop to have them roll it back to the stock tune he could pick up a used one from a salvaged car cheap he could drop in his.

Maybe it dont work that way?
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it would work but would'nt be cheaper or easier I dont think because of the PATS. can you track down the original owner? that tuner is pretty much useless to him maybe he still has it?
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Even if you change the ECU you have to have Ford set the PATS to get it to start with the new used ECU

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