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post #1 of 6 Old 07-15-2009, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
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Installed sct x-cal2 and now truck won't start

I bought a used sct with Innovative tunes and I installed it and now my truck won't start. My ecm was 100% downloaded and truck won't do anything, all the guages work the ficm buzzes but nothing happens. Now my truck won't start and I can't return my truck back to stock. I'm new to this tuning and I'm already having my regrets about buying used to save some bucks. Any help would be appreciated as I need my truck in the morning. Thanks.........
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post #2 of 6 Old 07-16-2009, 07:55 AM
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Probably your problem is getting a used tuner. every truck has a strategy, being that you have someone elses you upload a tune for there truck and not yours, your orginial strategy is erased your truck probably isnt excepting the one from there truck. Not sure what you can do to fix it though sorry to hear what happens but like I always to for anyone with a 6.0 dont go cheap, if you buy a new tuner have it cleared first.

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yikes.....buying a used SCT? U may have to have the truck towed to dealership to get it re flashed period...then call and SCT dealer to get it unlocked then get the "strategy" for the used SCT....this will prob leave a bad taste in your mouth when its over...but when u get it done right, u will love the truck...........like a MOFO! gl man...

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not to hijack your thread but its only a big no no to put a used sct in a truck if it has custom tunes in it?

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You can buy a used SCT, but you definitely need the tunes for YOUR truck, not someone elses. I'd say call the guys at SCT, they should be able to help you. I'm sure they can get your truck going again for you. I dont think its a major issue yet...





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I probrably won't buy a used programmer again, I called SCT and they couldn't do anything but tell me to have it towed to reflash. They told me I needed to contact Innovative and when I did they told me I would have to get SCT to set me up with a dump file. Anyway I had a spare pcm and SCT told me it wouldn't work, my truck still wouldn't start, but Innovative told me it would start, so I changed PCM and got my truck started and I retreived my strategy so that I can contact Innovative to get new tunes. If I bring my truck in for a reflash will it change my strategy again and can I put my old PCM back on at dealer and have it flashed to match my other PCM... Lesson Learned DON'T BUY USED. when it comes to programmers with these 6.0's p.s. Innovative is hard to get a hold of.
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