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Old 07-01-2011, 07:28 AM
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edge tuner killing my trans ????

...04 350 with a edge evo tuner in the extream tune 100hp 200ftlbs tq it runs like a raped ape but but when it hits 2nd to 3rd or 3rd to 4th it starts bucking and acting up and then tow haul light starts flashing and im stuck almost in a limp mode and get dtc shift sylinoid pref stuck on/off and some thing about the friction plates till i shut the rigg down and start it back up and all is good till those shift points again... now heres were i think i ****ered the trans i got a wild hair up my *** one day and went and beat the frog snot out of it for about 20 min in towing tune 60 hp the last thing i did was slammed the go peddle till the road ran out had a few codes the same ones and that was that.. week latter put it back in extream just to see how it would drive and it dosent do it anymore nor dose it have that trottle response it laggs alil bit were it never did before so im not sure if im breaking something or broke something free??? anyone have any clue feel free to help thanks
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You are definitely not the first to experience this kind of issue when using the EDGE canned tunes. Your tranny may be on its way out, unfortunately. I would immediately go back to stock (No, not level 0, completely remove the EDGE from the OBDII port) and run it for a couple of weeks. If it still has the issue, your tranny need to be looked at. If not, consider yourself lucky and sell the EDGE and buy an SCT with custom tuning. It will be the ONLY way your transmission lives when you add monster power.
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took the truck in yesterday they guy pulls out his fancy snap on dtc reader and gets egr recirc and egr insuff flow no trans issues fluids a nice red and not burnt smelling those are the same codes i have in my edge at all times so im gonna slap the egr valve back in plug it up and see if maybe thats not the issue or helps fix it now with the sct tuners theres so many people out there with custom tunes how do you go about getting the one you want or works best with out buying them all or is that the only way
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You have to talk to people and worse case, try them out. Some tuners are "fire and forget" meaning that once they have sent you your tunes, they don't spend any time helping you to tweak them for your liking. Others are more customer service oriented and want you to be happy with your tunes.

I have tried DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, and QuickTricks. My overall daily driver is the race tune (Looney) from Vivian at QuickTricks. They are all great power wise, but I love the shifting of my Looney tune. When I'm towing, I use either my GH 8k tow or my GH unlimited tow.
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You have to talk to people and worse case, try them out. Some tuners are "fire and forget" meaning that once they have sent you your tunes, they don't spend any time helping you to tweak them for your liking. Others are more customer service oriented and want you to be happy with your tunes.

I have tried DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, and QuickTricks. My overall daily driver is the race tune (Looney) from Vivian at QuickTricks. They are all great power wise, but I love the shifting of my Looney tune. When I'm towing, I use either my GH 8k tow or my GH unlimited tow.
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