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Edge Evo Trouble

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I just got my Edge Evolution Tuner which I got of a guy here on the forum. I know most of you will now say get a real chip, TW or so, but that is not the point. When I connect it, it powers up normal, it can retreive codes just fine. When I tell it program it checks the PCM and finds it in his master list. When it then tries to read of the stock program it stops between 1 and 15% and says communication error, make sure key is on, reconnect and try again. Well, I tried again about 69 times but always the same. I will call Edge tomorrow but maybe someone has had this before.

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can it read the data stream?

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Yes. It is not giving me info on all parameters since I have a manual tranny, so trans temp is obsolete, but it gives the rest of the info.

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wierd, and of course you have tried to contact the previous owner? what setting are you trying to download?

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Previous guy did return his truck to stock. The tuner does try to program so it is not locked, it would tell you that. It stops right when it is trying to download the stock program so I am not even getting to the point where I try to load the different levels on the truck.

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yup the prev owner didnt back it out to stock and so now it wont let u download to ur truck.
it will only work on 1 truck at a time

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The previous guy, one from this forum, did return it to stock. If it was locked then it should tell me that, right? It accesses the PCM, says it has it in his master list and then wants to proceed to get the stock program from it which it starts to do and then it calls for a comm error.

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I called Edge and the Tech there said to hook up a battery charger to the truck while programing because if the tuner thinks it may run out of juice while doing its job it won't. May help even when your batteries are fine. Anyways, did that but no change. Gotta call him back monday and get more help. He said there is other things we can try but wanted me to do the charger thing first.

Any other tips from anyone while I wait for monday?

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I called Edge again this morning and I will be sending in the Tuner. It is not locked however. Edge said if it was it would tell you right away when you plug it in.

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