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bullydog chip problem

I installed a bullydog 6 pos chip in my truck today and now the truck wont start. did i not file down the contacts enough or what. Its the right chip and all as far as part numbers. What do yall suggest

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Sam what did you use to clean the contacts??

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a soft fingernail file. Its all I had. Should I use a brillo pad. Its not my fingernail file

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its possable with somthing flat like that you could have either missed some of the contacts or filed some too much

Did you run you fingers across the contacts when you were done??

Did it feel like you got all the film of it??

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yea it looked like I had gotten most of the stuff off. i used my finger to begin with but with the file it left some wierd dark powder. Could that have done it
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did you clean all that powder off?

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Im thinking thats the problem. Ive got a buddy on the way back from wally world with a brillo pad. Man I hope this works. If I have filed it to much it just wouldnt seat properly and would be loose so could i put a piece of elec tape on it? Also could I have pushed it on there a little to far?

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Just be carefull with the brillo as to not take off too much.

I doubt you pushed it on too far.

you can use electrical tape to hold it on

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Not all of the silver "fingers" were clean. Could this be it?

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mike pm your email address and ill let you look at the connections

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