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Small problem on a 7.3??????

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by show-n-go, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    I have a 4inch exhaust with AFE air filter and a superchips tuner.
    Someone broke into my excursion and stole a ton of stuff one of the items being my superchip control, now my truck is stuck in the High perf tow mode. I know i have to buy a new tuner but what do i do about the tune that is stuck in there? My factory tune was in the Superchip control. I'd like a better tuner anyway but I would have rather done it on my terms. I do a lot of towing so i need a tuner that has a setting for that but i don't want it stuck in tow mode all the time. Can i just use "tow mode" as my factory setting on my next tuner or will that create an issue?
  2. grec-o-face

    grec-o-face Senior Member
    Messages: 485

    Dude, that sucks!
    My first call would be to SuperChips.
  3. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    The only thing they said was to buy a new ecu. That has to be a way that i can use what i have with a new tuner or something.
  4. OH350Crew

    OH350Crew Junior Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 25

    check with a dealer, they should be able to flash the ecu back to the factory setting
  5. Mysticlandscape

    Mysticlandscape Senior Member
    Messages: 689

    As far as I know what you are trying to do is called double stacking... and I don't think you can put another chip in if there's already on programmed. I am not really a 7.3 guy but that's how it works on 6.0's to my knowledge.
  6. Lil STX Ford

    Lil STX Ford Senior Member
    Messages: 176

    Ford should be able to re-flash to stock at a cost
  7. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,192

    Ford should be able to re-flash you. But i would call DP tuner www.dp-tuner.com
    Jody is very good with 7.3 tuning and should be able to help you out
  8. show-n-go

    show-n-go Senior Member
    Messages: 776

    Thanks guy's I'll call DP before going to ford.
  9. 7.3 Plower

    7.3 Plower Senior Member
    Messages: 221

    I've been DP from day one but can't you just pull the old chip off the PCM and it'll return to stock? I know that's how my DP is. And you don't stack chips on a 7.3 it just doesn't work out.
  10. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,192

    His problem is he did not have a chip. He had a programer and the programer was stolen.