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Old 10-11-2012, 03:12 PM   #31
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According to Red, they had his car but then sent the tuner dude to China for 6mos. Now, miraculously, they get access to a ST and the tuner dude just happens to be back? I'm calling shenanigans. If there are 20-30 ecu calibrations running around that they need access to, just having one car for a month won't help.

There's only 2 engine/transmission combo's for this car in NA. Even with the trans TSB's for DCT and the 5mt reflash for 12-5-5, there aren't 30 different equipment combo's running around. If they are able to pull your existing tune off and save it, just like all the handheld tuners have been doing for years(diablosport, edge, sct, cobb, etc), they should be able to put a tested tune back on regardless of which of the original 30 you had.

Someone please educate me if I'm wrong about this....
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Even though they're only 2 engine's and transmission types there are several computer codes even on the original focus models they were 7 codes if I remember correctly. I just contacted SCT again and scheduled an appointment to get my car in for them to look at it. Once I hear something new I will definitely let you guys know.

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Old 10-11-2012, 03:39 PM   #33
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Even though they're only 2 engine's into transmission types there are several computer codes even on the original focus models they were 7 codes if I remember correctly. I just contacted SCT again and scheduled an appointment to get my car in for them to look at it. Once I hear something new I will definitely let you guys know.

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Thanks! Looking forward to hearing more about the process, and really excited about seeing some results!
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Dont know if it will do anything since they have already pulled tune a few times.
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:25 PM   #35
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If they are still looking for people around May 2013 for a N/A Focus, I will be relatively close to Orlando and I will be able to give up my car for 2 weeks. I'll just drive my wife's Infiniti while they have it.
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SCT Blows, my car is currently a brick because of them...Better off going to Cobb
Xcal-3 removed the stock tune and then froze up while putting on the custom tune. ECU is now locked, ford dealership couldnt even communicate with it. SCT was worthless and their best advice was to keep trying. I tried 50 times, failed to load each time. Tom told me my car is the 3rd car this has happened to this year.
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Xcal-3 removed the stock tune and then froze up while putting on the custom tune. ECU is now locked, ford dealership couldnt even communicate with it. SCT was worthless and their best advice was to keep trying. I tried 50 times, failed to load each time. Tom told me my car is the 3rd car this has happened to this year.
Can you purchase a new chip for it? I know they're expensive, but it's cheaper than a new car...
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Can you purchase a new chip for it? I know they're expensive, but it's cheaper than a new car...
They don't use chips these days. They reprogram the ECU - Engine Control Unit.
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Wsih I was close to Orlando so I could give up my car
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