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Old 10-09-2012, 11:11 AM   #11
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SCT has no advice...told me to keep trying. I have tried at least 50 times
Wow.... IDK what to tell ya man. Worst case is you'd have to trailer it to a Ford dealer to have it reflashed, correct?

What SCT needs to do is have previous versions of all of their FW and Tune Revisions available for manual downloads. Perhaps they do somewhere, or maybe they could provide them through email or something.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:58 PM   #12
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Well the ford delaer could not communicate with the ECU, have to send it to SCT...This blows...
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:03 PM   #13
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car is back and running, had to get a new ECU. Im scared to try and load a tune again.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:47 PM   #14
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You will have the other as a stand by , being in the position your in for the IDS it would be interesting to see if it loads to this ECU , then try the other when it gets back from SCT and see what it does with the old one

I hope you gave them a good reeming

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Old 10-12-2012, 08:42 AM   #15
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car is back and running, had to get a new ECU. Im scared to try and load a tune again.
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.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:17 PM   #16
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I had to fight just to get them to cover the shipping for me to send the ecu and tuner to them. They really couldnt care less that there issue with the SVT, litterally 4 different techs told me well the SVT can be "finicky" and to keep trying.

Now that i have two ECUs both paired to the same key, would i be able to switch back and fourth between the two? Or will i have to reprogram the keys each time?
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Unfortunately you will have to set the keys each time

I am sorry people are having issues , I have been asking for this stuff to be fixed for almost 10 years now , the more that call and voice there opinions the quicker it might get fixed

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Old 10-13-2012, 08:07 AM   #18
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When i loaded mine i was told to make sure i had a battery charger hooked up .... was told about voltage sensing issues. So all 3 times i played around with mine from FSWerks i did that with no problems.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:10 PM   #19
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Ive never had a problem, good luck..............
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:44 PM   #20
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I had the same problem about 8 months ago, I switched to a livewire and it works like a charm, there's definitely a problem with their firmware and they don't want to fix it.
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