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Old 06-19-2013, 10:43 AM   #11
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1st ensure everything is plugged in properly MAF, TPS, etc. then
Just a suggestion try resetting the ecu parameters. Usually home mechanics can do this by disconnecting the battery and turning the key to the on position for a minute or so this take the power out of the ecu so anything not stored permanently in the system is erased . Or reset the tune you have with a tuner or at the dealership if you have a stock tune and then see about getting a custom tune for your upgrades.
Either way after the reset drive your car like you would prefer to drive it. So if you want it to get up and scoot drive it hard (after it warms up properly) Want to keep it easy then drive it easy. More then likely you want to drive it hard. So find a good batch of roads where you can run through the gears often.
I have noticed that when I did a ecu reset on my svt. My throttle response is better.
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:59 PM   #12
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1st ensure everything is plugged in properly MAF, TPS, etc. then
Just a suggestion try resetting the ecu parameters. Usually home mechanics can do this by disconnecting the battery and turning the key to the on position for a minute or so this take the power out of the ecu so anything not stored permanently in the system is erased . Or reset the tune you have with a tuner or at the dealership if you have a stock tune and then see about getting a custom tune for your upgrades.
Either way after the reset drive your car like you would prefer to drive it. So if you want it to get up and scoot drive it hard (after it warms up properly) Want to keep it easy then drive it easy. More then likely you want to drive it hard. So find a good batch of roads where you can run through the gears often.
I have noticed that when I did a ecu reset on my svt. My throttle response is better.
Im definitely going to do this! Thanks Daytonmvp!

What are the MAFS and TPS? I'm still learning some terms here...
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Old 06-19-2013, 01:14 PM   #13
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MAF=mass air flow sensor located between the air filter and engine should be a rectangular sensor I believe the svt is a 4 or 5 pin connected.
and TPS is throttle position sensor located on the throttle body.
Also note that if you have a security setup on your radio you will want to make sure yo have the code for the radio so it doesn't lock you out from using it.
Usually though you just have to reprogram your clock and radio stations again.
But before you do it call ford and see if they will reflash the ecu for free since there was an update on it and tell them you where notified of the the TSB (techincal service bulletin) that the ECU (brain box) may need reflashed.
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MAF=mass air flow sensor located between the air filter and engine should be a rectangular sensor I believe the svt is a 4 or 5 pin connected.
and TPS is throttle position sensor located on the throttle body.
Also note that if you have a security setup on your radio you will want to make sure yo have the code for the radio so it doesn't lock you out from using it.
Usually though you just have to reprogram your clock and radio stations again.
But before you do it call ford and see if they will reflash the ecu for free since there was an update on it and tell them you where notified of the the TSB (techincal service bulletin) that the ECU (brain box) may need reflashed.
Cool, I'll definitely do that. Thanks!

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