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Bad Chip???

My truck has been dieing last couple of days for no reason. Its just dies like turning the key off. I started back sfter a few cranks every time until today. So I took my chip out and it started fine. I drove it a while then put the chip back in, wouldnt start, took it back out its fine. Do chips go bad???
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did u d/c the batts when u put it in and it might be a connection on the pcm or the CPS?

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the chip worked fine for about month it. It only died at low rpm cruising, never died when I was getting on it. I'll try cleaning everything again and reinstalling. Just dont know why it would do that after a month. If computer had bad connection it would do it stock. I guess
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my moms did that and it was the CPS

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How much?? hard to install??
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does it do it with out the chip installed at all? did u clean the connectors installed. im sure someone thats alot more help then me will be along if not PM. I am going to bed for the evenin

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What kind of chip is it?

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Today it was quiting about every 5 to 6 miles I took the chip out, and its been fine for around 40 miles or so. Its a TS chip burned by Wildman I'm going to call him tomorrow and see what he says.
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