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post #1 of 4 Old 01-26-2010, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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Removing Chip

For complicated reasons I need to temporarily remove my 4-pos chip from my truck to clear the P0306 code so some work can be done. I bought the truck with the chip so I don't know much about chips. Is it a physical thing (I hear it's in the kick panel of my 95 and I need to remove the e-brake bracket) that I can unplug? If so, will the truck still run as stock? When I put it back in, will it be all good or do I have to get it reflashed? Thanks!

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you dont have to pull all that apart all you have to do is take loose the fender well cover on the driverside pull the cover back over the tire and it will be rite up in the firewall.take the harness lose and then the bolts that hold the computer in the firewall then pull it out. the only wire left comeing out of the computer will be the one to your chip control.youll see it in there all you hve to do is pull it out.

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Thanks Richied. I guess the bigger question I have is can I just remove the chip and the truck will run as stock or has everything been reprogrammed?

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Yes - the truck will run as stock


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