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post #1 of 18 Old 03-01-2008, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys. So I just got my new SCT Livewire the other day. The problem is that when I go to install it, it throughs a '1018 Failed Read Stragity'. Any ideas as to what this may be? SCT told me it was installer error, but I don't think thats the problem. Thx for your help.

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I cant believe you ditched your edge bro. Oh well i guess the mini fridge is what you got in there now. j/k . Did you drive your truck around for a while after you took the edge off. To clear some stuff off the pcm. or did you just take the edge and then right away installed the livewire?


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No I drove the truck for awhile. Man it sucks. I've been thinking about doing a hard reset to see if that helps.

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try unplugging both batteries and see if that helps....
agreed do a discharge touch the battery post together it will reset everything...

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Well they say that you have to drive around 100 miles to clear up anything that was left on the pcm. Maybe giving it a hard reset will be the only way to go with trying to get you fixed up. Hope you get your problem fixed soon buddy. I know they gave you sh!t so long for not having one and now that you have one it doesnt want to work. What crap.


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Pro-Comp 37's on black 17's.
Amp steps, Hella of alot of Hella lights. 12 total.
AND FINALLY.....Head studs.
And a pretty lady sitting next to me While i blow black smoke... :burnout
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disconnect batteries turn everything on and your good to go i ran 5 chips in my truck so far never had a problem when i did that
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Well it turns out that the Livewire itself was the problem. We had an extra XC3 laying around so we installed that one and it worked. What a difference, even with just the factory tunes. Oh that reminds me I have a fairly new Edge Juice Platinum with Attitude for sale. Cheap.

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must be nice to just have freaking xcals just laying around at your disposal. hmmm......one day. hey matt you going to pismo?


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SCT Tuned by Innovative with BANKS stickers still.
Banks Techni-cooler and full intake.
Full banks monster exhaust with gato dead.
Pro-Comp 37's on black 17's.
Amp steps, Hella of alot of Hella lights. 12 total.
AND FINALLY.....Head studs.
And a pretty lady sitting next to me While i blow black smoke... :burnout
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I wish I could make Pismo, but I have family stuff I have to take care of. I bummed though cause I know its going to be a blast.

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