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I just installed a superchips flashpaq last night. Set it on tow safe. Definitely could feel extra power. Transmission shifts normally. When I got on it fairly hard there was a definite hesitation (defuel) on the 1-2 shift. Will this go away after the tranny relearns. How long does it usually take. Thanks for any replies.
 

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All truck are different, usually takes a good 50-100 miles of easy driving.
No hard accells, wide open throttle passes, just taking it easy with no towing.
Ron
 

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I have mine set on tow/performance and the tires break loose shifting from 1st to 2nd when I'm hard on the go pedal. Superchips tuner is right, it does take a while for the tranny to get use to the increased power.

I do get some defueling in the higher gears but until I break for the new tranny, it is saving my stocker.

Have fun!
 

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I drove a good 125 miles of mixed driving today. It did not get any better. The 1-2 and 2-3 shift hesitation is annoying. The power is great even at a low setting. But if you have to get on it to pass or accelerate from a dead stop, it pretty much falls on its face for a moment. Anybody else have a flashpaq doing this? Or one that cleared up after more driving. If not, they do have a 30 day money back guarantee. Thanks. Ronnie
 

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The turbo lag is pretty lame stock. With the EGR blocked, the cat lost and a 4" exhaust it really cuts down on the lag... if you are interested in that sort-a-thing :)
 

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Moronnie;1563493; said:
I drove a good 125 miles of mixed driving today. It did not get any better. The 1-2 and 2-3 shift hesitation is annoying. The power is great even at a low setting. But if you have to get on it to pass or accelerate from a dead stop, it pretty much falls on its face for a moment. Anybody else have a flashpaq doing this? Or one that cleared up after more driving. If not, they do have a 30 day money back guarantee. Thanks. Ronnie
I think you will find many of the aftermarket tuners do this. Look for other posts to this effect. A built transmission will help, but it's mostly in the programming. Also, some trucks respond differently to tuning than others.
 

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Tow/haul setting for FlashPaq

I have a Dodge 3500...ok, please don't flame me now! I've just updated my FlashPaq on the Superchips web site and installed the tow safe program. I have a Tow/Haul button on my shift lever and wondered if I should still engage it when towing? Or is the FlashPaq designed to be used in the standard overdrive mode?

Thanks guys...next truck is GM!
 

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When I installed my flashpaq it shifted funny for 2 weeks(about 300 miles). After that I started driving it like I stole it. Now it shifts fine.
I know superchip will tell u to take it easy but I think I had to beat my transmission into submission!
 

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Shift lag stock

My 06 1 ton shifted awsome for the first 1000 miles. Then I towed my 15K toy hauler, the tranny did its learn thing and now it hesitates (and maybe defuels) all the time. It won't "unlearn" the towing shifts. Still bone stock, 7500 miles.
 

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The shifting never completely relearns in performance mode and it seems to lose it every so often and start shifting horrible, then it sets codes and drives better. The codes clear in a number of key cycles. I will be towing 11k later today for a 90 miles in the flashpaq tow mode to see how it does.
 
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