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put on sct tuner now truck cuts off!!!!

i have a sf3 tuner, i put it on my truck to download a canned tune that came on it. is says it loaded the engine file then transmission and then says download complete or whatever and i took it off and cranked my truck up wen to give it gas and it shut off? dont know if thats cause it did not tune it but im not sure. it did not use an unlock, its saying it has 5 unlocks left and im the 2nd owner. anyone know whats going on???

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Try putting it back to stock and loading it again?

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already tried and when i did the second time it idled wierd and shut off. dont know what i did wrong???

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Maybe try disconnecting the batteries. This happen to a buddy of mines cummins and thats what he was told to do



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Was this a used tuner? Was the tune that you loaded written specifically for you, or was it on the tuner when you bought it?
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oh ok i might try that.
it says my strategy is vxam7n2, tqasonz
but my vin is showing up blank.

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yes it was used and yes it was a canned tune, it was not a custom tune. one of the ones preoloaded

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If you did not save the stock tuning file, you may have to get your truck reprogrammed....
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When you received the SF3, did you update the SF3 software (firmware/tune revision) in the device.

If you have a newer strategy, and the software in the SF3 is outdated, it won't recognize the newer strategy.

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yea i switched the truck back to stock... its just sputterred when i put it on and then when i gave it gas it cuts off

but yes i updated it before i put it on my truck, why does it say nothing for the vin #? is that normal?

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