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ts chip problem PLZ HELP!

I just got my new ts chip from xdp it is going in my 97 psd work truck. my problem is that the wait to stat light comes on but wont go off. i did everything that i did when i installed my TW chip in my play truck? so i dk what the problem is? the truck is a caili truck so i dk if that matters but what could the problem be????

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I just got my new ts chip from xdp it is going in my 97 psd work truck. my problem is that the wait to stat light comes on but wont go off. i did everything that i did when i installed my TW chip in my play truck? so i dk what the problem is? the truck is a caili truck so i dk if that matters but what could the problem be????
You don't have the terminals clean enough where the chip plugs into the PCM. Remove the chip and clean the terminals again.

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iv cleaned it like 4 times! i dont wanna go down to the copper

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97 powerstroke 240K miles
2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive swap
gauges
3 DP
5 inch exhaust
H2E
intercooler
stage 3s
910 springs
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air dog
regulated return fuel system
TW chip
john woods trans
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iv cleaned it like 4 times! i dont wanna go down to the copper
You have to go down to the copper, just don't rub through it.

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thats werid....so dont go though the copper.....

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thats werid....so dont go though the copper.....
There is a coating over the copper contacts that has to be completely removed. Just don't rub through the copper contacts. It sounds like you are down to the copper contacts in some places and not others, that is why you are having the issue.

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i just did what you said now theres no wait to stat light

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john woods trans
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i just did what you said now theres no wait to stat light
If you pull the chip out, do you have the light then?

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yes the truck fires right up

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3 DP
5 inch exhaust
H2E
intercooler
stage 3s
910 springs
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air dog
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TW chip
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yes the truck fires right up
Ok, then you either have a connection problem still or the chip is burned for the wrong computer code. How did you determine the PCM code when you ordered the chip? If you read the tag on the PCM connector, that isn't always correct.

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