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Old 08-18-2014, 08:43 PM
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Well i was doing some maintance this weekend and decided to try a new tune out... Got the old tune and went to put the new to in and something happened mid tune. The tune did not install and it was stuck in a reload factory tune loop... After some conversations with diablo and a tow to the dealer it turns out my PCM is fried... The dealer can establish 0 communication with the truck and nothing that they can do..

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Old 08-18-2014, 10:42 PM
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We call it bricking the PCM, and yes, it can and does happen.
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Thank you for the quick reply. What is the best plan of action from this point forward?
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i would think putting in a new pcm is the next course of action. wonder if diablo will stand behind their product.
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Well to update, After spending about an hour on the phone with diablo they told me it was a 100% certain that they would be able to fix it in house. So my PCM and Trinity are flying to Florida right now hoping for the best.
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Good luck and keep us posted. I'm curious to see how it turns out.
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WOW....Sorry to hear that....Good luck and let us know how you make out....
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There is a way to force an update to the PCM and looks like Diablo's going to try that, they've done it several times for local club members who have had issues so hopefully it works out for you.
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Thank you for the incite Kurtis. Do any of those members you speak of know the reason that it locked up for them? I havent been able to find anything definite, just a couple of speculations by a couple of the people i had spoken to.
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I just contacted diablo, and they said "I’m not exactly sure if the engineer had to do anything else. But the notes on the sales invoice were: PCM reset
Trinity reset and tested." also "Your RMA was received and repairs have been completed. You will be emailed a tracking# once all paperwork is completed. FedEx usually picks up here between 4:15 & 4:30. We got your message to overnight your shipment back to you."

So we will see if i get the 100 ser charge and if it actually get shipped tonight


EDIT: Just received the tracking notification.

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