BlackBearPerf replied to hondarider94's topic in 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Silverado & Sierra Accessories & ModificationsWe would tune your vehicle via our AutoCal. We can help improve shifting, throttle response, along with HP and TQ gains. With that vehicle it is usually on average 1mpg improvement. It depends on fuel quality, octane, and condition of the vehicle prior to the tune.
BlackBearPerf replied to tehbuddha's topic in 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500AFM is typically a fuel saver on the 2014+ models, so we would only suggest disabling it if you have heavy wheels/tires or can't tolerate the sound with your exhaust.
AutoCal Tip of the Week! If you see a File Sys Full error, that means the Data log or the Data log and Engine/Transmission file have taken all the available space on the AutoCal. Plug your AutoCal into your computer and open the EFILive Explorer program (not to be confused with the EFILive Scan and Tune program). In the lower pane, click on the "F3: Data Files". Within this section, the file tree will list "Scan", "Tune" and the sub-folder "Read". Scan corresponds to all logged data that has been created and saved to your AutoCal device. Tune corresponds to all tune files that can be programmed to the AutoCal via the 5 programming slots in the onboard menu. Once you copy files to the AutoCal, they will not be immediately visible. You will need to reboot the unit (unplug it and plug it back in) for the files to be visible in their respective "PROG" slots. Read corresponds to all tune files that have been retrieved from a vehicle using AutoCal's read function. For the remaining steps please refer to Copying Files To and From Your AutoCal section, in our instructions, on our website.
BlackBearPerf replied to [email protected]'s topic in 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017 / 2018 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra 1500We appreciate the review. We are happy you are enjoying the tune.
AutoCal Tip of the Week. Have you received error code $0537? This either means that the PCM/ECM is locked or the configuration is incorrect. Please send in an email to us if you see this error for our diagnosis.
AutoCal Tip of the Week! If you receive error code $0280, that means no connection to the vehicle is being made. Please check to ensure that the key is in the correct position at the time of action. If you are collecting the tune files, please ensure that the key is on and the engine is off. If collecting a data log, please ensure the engine is running when using the Record function. Also, please ensure your cigarette lighter fuse is not blown. If you have any aftermarket electronics, please remove the radio fuse. If these steps do not work please ensure you have the correct vehicle configuration on your AutoCal. If you have any questions while using your AutoCal please email us [email protected] We would be happy to help.
We are not doing as many tune events this year due to the tuners schedule. TX, NJ, are the next trips, Chicago is a potential trip Spring/Fall. We can tune your vehicle with our AutoCal, which is the same quality tune as the in person, but also allows you to put the vehicle back to stock when you need to, and receive tune updates via email.
AutoCal tip of the week! Each AutoCal ships with licensing for one vehicle only. Up to 221 vehicles can be tuned with each device, however additional licenses will be needed. If you would like to tune an additional GM Gas vehicle, please contact us for details.
AutoCal Tip of the Week! Have you received the $050C error code lately? If so, this means you need to reconfigure the AutoCal. Most AutoCals are shipped from us pre-configured for the vehicle that it is ordered. When you receive that error, please reference our list of configuration files in our AutoCal instructions. Highlight the category that corresponds to your vehicle and click download. A single "Quick Setup" file will download to your computer. Open that file and click on the "Program Quick Setup" button to update your AutoCal Configuration.
AutoCal Tip of the Week! Six MB of onboard memory exists on the AutoCal. Each tune file can take anywhere from .5 to 2MB of data, depending on vehicle and controller type. If you receive the Error code of $0194 while copying files to the AutoCal indicates that the internal memory is full. With the 6MB limit, you may not be able to store all of the files pertaining to your vehicle on the device at one time. Delete all logged data and try again, copying only the files immediately necessary.
BlackBearPerf replied to BlackBearPerf's topic in Black Bear PerformanceWe are happy to announce that our Ft Worth, TX tune event is confirmed! We still has spots available. Please use the link below to submit your deposit, and for more information. http://www.blackbearperformance.com/calendar.asp
BlackBearPerf replied to BlackBearPerf's topic in Black Bear PerformanceWe are happy to announce that our Somerset, NJ tune event is confirmed! We still has spots available. Please use the link below to submit your deposit, and for more information. http://www.blackbearperformance.com/calendar.asp
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