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post #25 of (permalink) Old 02-08-2013
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Originally Posted by antoniogm View Post
So I took it to the dealer with a pile of misfire codes on it. They claim to have followed the TSB and reflashed the PCM to something more recent.

The car comes back seeming a lot less performant, and with less lower-range torque. The engine, over a day of driving, gradually wakes up. Nothing happens for maybe 50 miles.

But starts happening again. CEL on, engine misfiring and losing power, Torque Pro firing error codes on three cylinders.

At this point, not sure what to do. Would flashing some custom tune maybe fix it, since it seems like a purely software problem?

A tune is merely tweaks to parameters within the existing software and that will not fix your problem. When getting a PCM flash at the dealership they are actually re-writing the base software of the control unit and is far more involved.

Basically you need to go back and have them continue with the diagnosis to find the cause of your issue. Make sure Deysha is in the loop.
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