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Old 02-01-2012, 07:17 PM   #1
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the story starts out with me installing my new injectors on my car. I started it up to see if it would run verifying the injectors work, and everything was fine. I proceeded to try loading a tune I got from Tom back in november, and it did its normal thing and failed, forcing me to try and load the stock tune back on the car. That also failed. Then I noticed that even with the Xcal unplugged, the odometer and trip STILL just showed dashes and the gear with the exclamation point light is on along with the check engine light. Pulling DTC's doesnt work either. WHAT HAPPENED!!!??!?!? This light came on the other day, without the odometer thing happening, and I disconnected the battery for 10 minutes and then it fired right up no lights no problems.....didnt work this time.....


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Old 02-01-2012, 07:53 PM   #2
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Make sure your Batt is good and charged , if it still wont load I would call SCT in the AM

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Old 02-01-2012, 08:08 PM   #3
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Just took the battery out of the other focus, which one 1 week old, and it didnt change anything.
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Old 02-01-2012, 10:34 PM   #4
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This has happened to me several times. I've noticed in the past if the ignition isn't turned to just the right spot it won't load for some reason. Might want to try messing with that. Give me a call if you want a little more detail. I'll be up for another 30 mins. 405-527-7900
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This happened on my 06 and on my svt.
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Old 02-04-2012, 12:41 PM   #6
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Posted via FF Mobile I got the dashes on mine when I accidentally wiped my Ecu clean trying to load a tune and had to have it towed to the dealership and reflashed back to stock before it would crank.
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Did you ever get it to work?
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Nope. Im working with Mike to get it bench flashed and hopefully something like this never happens again. I didnt do anything different this time then I have any other time I dont get why it would just randomly happen. Oh well. I just need it done so Tom and I can finish tuning my car before spring!
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put a booster pack on the battery it will help
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Ever get this figured out and fixed? How much additional time and money did it cost you? Was it all because of a bad tune?
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