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Hypertech programmer?

Discussion in 'Performance & Fuel' started by konscience7, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. konscience7

    konscience7 New Member

    Ok, I bought a Hypertech programmer from a buddy of mine who programmed his truck with it. Since then, he ended up trading his truck in for a Tundra. I went to plug in the programmer to my truck and it read, I need to restore back to stock settings (I'm assuming my buddy's truck). So do I need to track down the truck he traded and restore it back to factory settings prior to programming my truck? Or is there a way to bypass this and program my truck? PLEASE HELP!!!! Hopefully I didn't get taken...
  2. vncj96

    vncj96 New Member 1000 Posts

    Sorry to say but your EFFED. You need to have the original truck, it locks the VIN into the programmer. So get your money back or try and track it down
  3. konscience7

    konscience7 New Member

    Thanks man, I figured as much...:grrrrrr:
  4. azdrtdog

    azdrtdog New Member

    not very cost effective but hypertech will unlock that tuner if you can get original reciept

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