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A few weeks ago I installed stage ones and a custom 6 pos chip. i have been having problems regarding the chip, The truck is a 95 manual with only 70k on it.
The truck has a weak idle, it sounds fine but i now have to give it fuel at take off and the a/c compressor almost stalls the engine out when it engages, it does this in all settings. In economy the truck bucks when cruising..its hard to describe but in lamest terms it jumps between coast and drive violently and its hard to shift smooth. it does have the stock clutch and DM flywheel but i dont think thats the issue with the bucking and shifting. i have tried cleaning the contacts and they are spotless. the truck runs great without the chip so does it just sound like bad tunes or another problem?

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Who's tunes are on the chip? Contact your tuner and have him fix your files

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The tunes are from great tuner... Im still trying to get ahold of em so i dont wanna say anything until i talk to him but from what ive read he will take care of it i was just wondering if it might be something other than the tunes



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also on a hot start the truck lopes like no other for a min or two.. or until you give it some fuel



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Contact your tuner are you sure the chip is seated fully in the PCM

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i have removed the chip to double check the contacts and they are clean and im positive the chip is seated in the pcm... im still trying to contact the tuner



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who is it? maybe they are on here

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may need to have the comp flashed to a newer file( dealer) my bud 96 had the same prob

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