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i got my TNT/R from bob. i returned my truck to stock before downloading the TNT/R...was this a mistake? Smarty came on said my name 1= connect truck it said 2=adjust options. i hit the 1 button and it said warning vin locked. i hit 2 to adjust options...that went perfect,and then it said wait saving options... i think? So....is my truck ready to drive or do i have to download a tune to get the TNT/R tune!where if i did...mess up! could someone shine the light in my direction so i can think what a bonehead for not doing that right!!:rof
 

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are you still getting the vin locked message?

If so you gave me a wrong vin number :CRY:
yes bob...sending this message to you.... will be right back to verify vin.:popcorn:
 

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bob i just went to verify and this is what the sticker on the inside of driver door says....3D7LA38CX3G778421. you did not need a number off of the ecm...did you? yes...it is still saying warning vin locked.1=connect truck 2=adjust options. did i mess up be returning the truck back to stock?
 

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nope you must of given me the wrong vin number. I did not need the ecm code.

go back to your other software
 

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do you want me to call you?:CRY:
 

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nope you must of given me the wrong vin number. I did not need the ecm code.

go back to your other software
so i need to go back to the smarty folder and download the tune i was using?
 

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plug the smarty into your truck and at the update screen press the #9 key and compare that number to your actual vin number
 

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plug the smarty into your truck and at the update screen press the #9 key and compare that number to your actual vin number
k....b right back..:popcorn:
 

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plug the smarty into your truck and at the update screen press the #9 key and compare that number to your actual vin number
did like you asked...and it is correct all accept the X after the C is a lower case x ....according to my Smarty it looks like this....3D7LA38Cx3G778421.
 

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ok now try this and use the #0 key to stop the scrolling....

Turn the key on without starting

Hold down the #5 key and then plug smarty in

Once smarty is powered up, release the #5 key

Wait for the update screen


And press the #1 key twice

Write down the numbers and letters
 

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ok now try this and use the #0 key to stop the scrolling....

Turn the key on without starting

Hold down the #5 key and then plug smarty in

Once smarty is powered up, release the #5 key

Wait for the update screen


And press the #1 key twice

Write down the numbers and letters
ok.... i'll be right back..:popcorn:
 

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:CRY::CRY::CRY: i do not guess i understand and or it is not working right.
 

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was i not suppose to return truck back to stock like i did..or is that not the problem?
 

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Turn the key on without starting

Hold down the #5 key and then plug smarty in

Once smarty is powered up, release the #5 key

Wait for the update screen


And slowly press the #1 key twice

Write down the numbers and letters
 

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Turn the key on without starting

Hold down the #5 key and then plug smarty in

Once smarty is powered up, release the #5 key

Wait for the update screen


And slowly press the #1 key twice

Write down the numbers and letters
o.k. got it Bob... 12305051AI
3DLA38CX3G778421
 

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your ecm is missing the 7 after the D:thud:

dealer can fix it with a drb tool
so it will have to be reflashed...please tell me more....what is a drb tool?
 

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I have heard before that this is a common problem w/the 03s. basically the problem is that DODGE leaves out the # in the vin program. Hope you get the problem resolved. :thumbsup
 
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