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post #1 of 7 Old 12-22-2008, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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truck died at 40 mph

it was -1F here last night with a wind chill of -25F. i started my truck this morning after it had been plugged in for over a day and it fired with no trouble. let it run for about 20 minutes before i left. after i had been driving for around 10 minutes my truck started to shake, then just died in the middle of the road. i cranked about 4 times and no start. i plugged in my SCT and put the STOCK tune back on and it fired and ran fine after a couple of minutes. i still dont have the chip on (had it on extreme street).... any thoughts? what should i do about the tune?

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I'm leaving my tunes out till it becomes warm again. May just leave them out for good.

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yea i'm going to start doing that from now on

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why not just call eric or email him..im sure he can tell you..thats very odd though. i would try reloading the tune and see what happens

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post #5 of 7 Old 12-22-2008, 08:04 PM
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my first thought with you saying started to shake, would be the engine running out of fuel?

I would definetly call Eric and see what he has to say...



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fuel could have gelled up....

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Yeah at -1 if you haven't put conditioner in it that's a definite possibility

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