Bully Dog GT Tuner

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  1. Stangshcky12

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    Just tried it on my friends Powerstroke
    Plugged it in and tried to change vehicles and it came up with an error
    Guess I'll have to wait till I'm home from school to try it on a buddies Cummins and will be giving BD a call
     
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    Plugged it in on my buddies 06 cummins and it gave a gauge read out like it should, didn't try to run the tube since he has a predator installed
    Brandon have you ever experienced this?

    I think the truck needs a reflash but will hopefully be calling bullydog tomorrow to see what they say
     
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    Nope, unfortunately didn't have time to call bullydog today.
    Atleast I know the tuner works which makes me feel a lot better

    My buddy offered me $150 an his predator for it so I have a bail out option haha
     
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    I finally got around to calling bullydog, the tech thinks that it might be the plug/distribution block
    Apparently the 06-09 use different pins in the OBD then 03-05 (makes sense since they started using CANbus in 06) which is why they think it worked on my buddies truck
    I'll be trying it on another friends 03 Cummins while I'm home for the holidays and we'll go from there
     
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    Tried it on my friends 03, same thing
    I tried out the plug from my girlfriends dads mini maxx (which is a little bit different) and nothing changed
    I'd really like to use this tuner but I don't want to buy another plug and have it not work still
     
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    New distribution block should be on its way from bullydog
    I wasn't thinking and gave them my house address instead of school address so I'll have to wait to next weekend to see if it's the problem or not

    Bullydogs customer service has been great so far, they didn't even hesitate on sending the new block even though I bought the tuner used
     
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    New plug came
    Nothing different
     
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    Spent some time on the phone with bully dogs tech support
    They want me to send it back to them

    I think I'm just going to sell it locally
     
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    6 months later and I'm finally getting somewhere with this thing
    Stopped at my buddies shop, pulled his predator off his 06 and put the bully dog on it
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    And it worked! I was pretty surprised how quick the tune installed
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    He offered to trade me his predator (which I'd have to sell since its for 06-07) and a gauge pillar with automated boost and perimeter gauges and $75, I think I'm going to have to do it since I don't feel comfortable selling it online to somebody and not know if it'll actually work on their truck.

    I'm kind of bummed though, I really really like this tuner now that I've used it. I'm on the fence if I should try to get another one and see if it will work, I hate to get stuck with another one
     

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