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post #1 of 5 Old 12-15-2012, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
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Just received my SCT SF3 yesterday and did all the necessary updates then installed with the performance canned tune.. I plan on ordering the race tune from Tony Wildman on Monday. Anyways after the install I drove it around pretty easy last night before I got on it and it was like day and night!! Well today I took my stepson for a ride and when a approached the freeway on ramp I nailed it. About the time it hit fourth gear I lost power for a brief moment. Let off and everything was fine. Should I be worried about anything or is that just a side effect of canned tunes?

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post #2 of 5 Old 12-15-2012, 02:38 PM
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Where about exactly? It is not uncommon to have a 3-5 shift hesitation (yeah, yeah, you said 4th, but that's a whole different subject). This flare at the top of 3rd shifting into 5th can be over come with a direct clutch solenoid from Go-Go Diesel.

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WHAT!?! I was trying to list stuff that everyone else
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Sorry for being so vague Its the first time its ever happened. I guess your right it hesitated around that time from 3rd into 5th. The engine basically lost power till I let off. I got on it a little while later and it was fine.

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Edge CTS

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your transmission goes into adaptive relearn when u reflash

it will act weird until thats done

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Ok thats what I was praying for!!! Thanks!!!

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5" Straight Pipe
AFE Momentum
SCT X4
PIP 150
Edge CTS

2004 King Ranch
ARP Studs
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ISSPRO PILLAR
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