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Old 03-20-2012, 11:40 PM   #1
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I currently drive a 99 pete with a 2ws 3406e @ 475hp. The truck was recently converted from a 10spd to a 13spd. After the swap i noticed the truck only makes 21psi opposed to 27-28psi with the 10spd. Also the cruise control no longer works. Does the ecm need to be reflashed?
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:45 AM   #2
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I currently drive a 99 pete with a 2ws 3406e @ 475hp. The truck was recently converted from a 10spd to a 13spd. After the swap i noticed the truck only makes 21psi opposed to 27-28psi with the 10spd. Also the cruise control no longer works. Does the ecm need to be reflashed?
No, the ECM does not need to be re-flashed. There are parameters in the ECM where you can change top gear ratio, -1 and -2 ratio....but I dont think that would cause the power loss. I assume the speedo still works fine? Will the cruise still raise the RPM while parked?

It may be in derate for some unknown reason. Need to check for any fault codes....have someone hook ET to it and make sure all the switches are working...
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Cruise lights up on the dash but doesnt function at all whether at raising rpms parked or running down the road. Speedo works fine.....
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Was the speed sensor for the ECM hooked back up?
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Make sure that the clutch switch is closing, that would effect the cruise , both parked and at speed. don't know if it would effect power, but it might cause a derate
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Make sure that the clutch switch is closing, that would effect the cruise , both parked and at speed. don't know if it would effect power, but it might cause a derate
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