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Old 05-18-2013, 09:43 AM
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Is it better to unhook ground side battery when installing Magnaflow muffler on a new 2013 Ram?

Does the computer have to relearn exaust flow?

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Is it better to unhook ground side battery when installing Magnaflow muffler on a new 2013 Ram?

Does the computer have to relearn exaust flow?

Well OK it's been a few days. I take it no one is really sure about this.
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Doesn't really matter. You can if you want but the pcm will adjust on it's own.
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Doesn't really matter. You can if you want but the pcm will adjust on it's own.

Thanks for the info
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When I changed my muffler the mechanic disconnected my battery, he said he always does because he does electric welding on the system and just to be sure he disconnects it.
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Yes, battery disconnection is more a safety feature than anything other.

As mentioned, your PCM will adjust to all changes.

I no longer disconnect my battery for any mod.
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Yeah well when welding I would disconnect the battery too(both terminals). Just because.
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