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Livewire TS not allowing to exit gauge mode

Ive had my livewire a little over a year now and it will not let me exit the gauge mode. Ive tried to unplug and replug the damn thing but when it starts up it automatialliy goes back to the gauge mode. Im stuck on looney wild and I need to tow with my truck... very frustrated sct is closed wondering if anybody has had same issue

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Can you do an update on it? There was one release about a month or so ago. Give that a try if you can.

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Hate to say it but I've been having quite a few of the livewires come back for dumb stuff like this. At this point you're going to have to plug it in to your PC and call SCT and see if they can fix it. If they can't do anything then you're going to have to send the unit back to them and have it fixed.

Most of the times when this has happened to these units I've had to send them back to SCT. I'll normally just unplug the unit, force a reflash through, and give them a new unit till I get the one back from SCT. It's starting to be a real pain in the butt. I'm about to stop selling them...
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Just got off the phone with SCT..... Need a new programmer at 240 bucks. Wtf I bought a pos

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Damn... hate to hear that.

So they said it was the tuner screen?

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Just got off the phone with SCT..... Need a new programmer at 240 bucks. Wtf I bought a pos
We've been SCT dealers for 9 years. This makes no sense to me. They didn't offer to have you send it to them see if could be repaired? Contact the dealer you bought it from. Let them contact SCT.
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I think I have a bigger issue then just my screen.

first - Ive thrown the wrench light twice, and the SCT never displayed any codes.
two - On my BPD install, the harness for on of my injectors wasn't seated properly, so the truck was bumping at idle and stumbling when accelerating, I was chalking it up as air in the fuel/oil lines, well after 50 or so miles of it still doing it, I knew I had further issues. I found the faulty connection, truck smoothed out, but still no codes were thrown.

Not sure if that is common. I didn't think it would have been.

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I think I have a bigger issue then just my screen.

first - Ive thrown the wrench light twice, and the SCT never displayed any codes.
two - On my BPD install, the harness for on of my injectors wasn't seated properly, so the truck was bumping at idle and stumbling when accelerating, I was chalking it up as air in the fuel/oil lines, well after 50 or so miles of it still doing it, I knew I had further issues. I found the faulty connection, truck smoothed out, but still no codes were thrown.

Not sure if that is common. I didn't think it would have been.
The Livewire TS does not display any stored codes I have or had on my 6.0. The programming is a mess in many areas. As a manufacturer myself, I can safely say they will either make good on bad product, or they will face all kinds of remediation and/or law suits if enough customers are held-up -- Which is exactly what is happening if a product fails to perform as advertized and no reasonable remediation is offered.

SCT are you listening?

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We've been SCT dealers for 9 years. This makes no sense to me. They didn't offer to have you send it to them see if could be repaired? Contact the dealer you bought it from. Let them contact SCT.
They said that they do not repair the livewire ts. They will send me a new one when they recieve mine. Pretty messed up.

Vivian at quicktricks is where I bought the device. And she said she couldn't do anything and she has seen it happen before.

Will never purchase an SCT device until they raise the warranty on their products 15 months out of a 550 dollar purchase is absolutely ridiculous.

I'm going to write a letter lol

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I'm with you on the witch hunt... the problem will be proving the device failed due to a defect not operator error... none the less...


Knowing what you know now... what would buy instead of the Livewire?

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