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Old 10-28-2005, 07:28 AM   #1
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Just purchased a used 02 SVT. I thought being a special vehicles team vehicle owner gave you a little red carpet. I wanted the dealership to just simply flash my computer cause i have heard of the TSB on the SVTF. They wanted $105 just for diagnostic scan. $100+ just to scan for fault codes. Load of crap


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That is still considered service. It may be covered under an extended warranty, but you'll still have a deductible to pay for it. That money is much more useful towards an aftermarket tune (mine is done by Wayne at Hypnotic Illusions...website is www.hypillauto.com and he has a forum on here as well).
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Old 10-28-2005, 08:32 AM   #3
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Yea i know. My point was i know some SVTF owners got their computer flashed with the 2004 program, after visit to their service center due to performance and gas milage issues. Wouldnt it be nice if everyone got that?
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Old 10-28-2005, 08:38 AM   #4
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Yeah but we were experiencing surging and cold start problems, and we don't get the ZED0 flash of the 04's we get the YRF0.
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Yep ^ What he said. Wayne's the man.
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Yup, Wayne is your man for tuning. I suggest getting that before spending money on anything else. I waited nearly a year before I got it and I'm sorry I waited that long now...the car drives 100% better than it used to.
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Old 10-28-2005, 09:27 AM   #8
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Whats more important. My college books...or aftermarket tune?
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