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Bullydog and Warranty Question

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by Sting Ray, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Dec 4, 2017 at 1:01 PM
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    Sting Ray

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    I picked up a Bullydog GT for cheap for my 2017 Tundra CrewMax 5.7FFV. I plan on uninstalling the tune from the ECU, installing the stock tune, and removing the tuner from the truck when I go to the dealer for my free oil changes. My questions is, does it leave any trace files on the ECU that can be detected? What if my motor blows, will Toyota be able to see any sort of evidence on the ECU that I had installed a different tune?
     
  2. Dec 4, 2017 at 2:08 PM
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    They won’t be able to tell. The only thing they’ll know is the ecu was hard reset.

    A hard reset occurs if you simply unplug your battery, some guys will do that if they plan to store the truck for a period of time.

    Your engine won’t blow. So play their game their way and don’t let them take advantage of you.
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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    Right on man! Thanks for the info! Can't wait for my 8" system to be finished!
     
  4. Dec 4, 2017 at 2:46 PM
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    Thanks Keith!

    Do we need to remove the tune just for typical oil changes? Do they actually plug the truck in every service?
     
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  5. Dec 4, 2017 at 3:06 PM
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    I've never heard of this happening.
     
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  6. Dec 4, 2017 at 3:37 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    This happened on my 05 Dodge CTD. They did an “update” without my consent.

    There is a reason OBD Port locks exist.
     

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