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I had my software updated on my 2015 Limited on Monday last week. I don't drive my truck much because I have a work truck. I took it out Saturday to go shop for a 2019 2500. In at least 3 separate occasions it had no acceleration and almost got me hit trying to pull into traffic. Has anyone else had the experience? I think I will call the dealership and see what they say.:mad:
 

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Question if you put the floor will your accelerate then?
I have a 2018 and mine has lack of throttle response until you put it also to the floor. This I’ve found is pretty much normal by working on others at the dealership.


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I have a 2014 Ram 1500 Ecodiesel. I got the computer mod on May 8th and have the same low speed, no power experience.

This morning I was pulling my 5000 pound trailer up a hill and thought the engine was going to die. In the past the truck has pulled that trailer up the hill with plenty of power.



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Is this a problem that GDE or Pedal Commander addresses or is there more to it?


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When I got the GDE tune a little over a year ago it fixed the throttle lag problem. That was the first thing I noticed when I pulled the truck out of their shop - the throttle finally worked like every other vehicle!


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Is this a problem that GDE or Pedal Commander addresses or is there more to it?


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YES. I have both and the PC significantly enhances the GDE tune. Sound to me ike the AEM dumb down the trottle electronically even more so then the original 14-16 programing.

PC has money back guarantee.
 

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Well Cap, nice to hear you finally accept the fact that the new software flash is a real bummer. I knew last week when I posted a short lived excitement that I was correct. My truck is nothing like it was before the EPA update. I am 70 years young and know my vehicle. You are correct about the EPA, they suck.
 

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EPA did not program the AEM tune for FCA.

Have to agree the throttle response is initially bad immediately after the AEM install. Cold starts, in the thirties, seem to make the situation worse.
 

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Wow, its getting difficult to know where to post experiences with the new AEM update, seems like there are 4 or 5 threads covering essentially the same topic. Perhaps the moderators can merge them into one.

Anyway, update on my experience over the last few days. The AEM flash seems to have reprogrammed the transmission shift points. While I haven't noticed a more significant throttle lag, the truck seems to stay in the same gear longer than before. The widened shift bands feel like a lack of throttle response, and to me it feels more like the up shifts aren't happening fast enough to stay on top of the horsepower and torque curves and its taking longer to get to the peaks.

I'm definitely becoming a GDE customer when the settlement check comes in.
 

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Well, FWIW, even though no longer got an ED, got this MY 19 Hemi. I could not even imagine a slower lag, I would be on the Highway to either Michigan or the Post office with article addressed to GDE, just saying.

When I go in fer service with my Hemi, I have the OBD taped and I have told my SA REP, do not even think about flashing ne thing. There are 2 recalls out that have nothing to do with a flash, and I will eventually get em done.

Just how this Boird rolls.

IMHO, It seems everytime FCA does an update Flash and/or the EPA gets in the way, things just get worse, maybe just my viewpoint... WHY I do not allow em to touch and do ne flashes unless I have done a heck of a lot of research and see what is going on...
 

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EPA did not program the AEM tune for FCA.

Have to agree the throttle response is initially bad immediately after the AEM install. Cold starts, in the thirties, seem to make the situation worse.
Sure, the EPA didn't program it, but FCA has to program according to the EPA's rules. Its not like RAM put egr's, dpf's, and catalytic converters on vehicles because it was good for them.
 

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Yup, they have to program to EPA rules just like everyone else does in the States. FCA knew they had to do this when they decided to market the ED to NA. Still, I don't notice anything resembling the dead pedal feel of the AEM equipped ED when driving 6.7 powerstrokes or cummins. FCA is responsible for the execution of the AEM within the parameters established by the government here.
 

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I had the software updated last Wednesday, the truck seemed okay but I also had poor throttle response one a few occasions. But my EGR cooler did go out after the update. The truck is at the dealership now as they try and figure out how this extended warranty works.
 

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I had the new settlement software update last week. I immediately felt the terribly slow response when I put the peddle down and also almost got in an accident. Further more the next day my truck had a dead battery and now the check engine light is on. Not good
 
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