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Ok I've had a banks pedal monster on my truck for about 8 months. I had it unplugged to pull a trailer and when I stopped to get fuel I made the mistake of just turning truck off and plugging it back in without checking the app.. I jumped in and started it and put into drive. Instantly I felt the pedal give out and come back and got going down the road and the DPF filter full message came on and a check engine light.. tried driving it to clear message and didn't work. Took to ford lot and they told me the computer showed it was full and needed a regen.. they tried a forced regen with no luck..since I have done a delete but at start up it still shows a DPF full message and the pedal doesn't respond like it should till after I drive it a couple miles then everything is fine till I shut the truck off and restart it.. I'm not sure if I can reflash the PCM and then re-download my delete tune or what.. any help would be great
 

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I was one of the 138 views. Not sure what the Banks Pedal Monster role is in this. Banks obviously doesn't play in the illegal-tune spectrum so it's possible that their coding is part of your symptoms. You have some anonymous tuner that gave you the delete-tune, and now it is telling you that your DPF is full. Perhaps you could contact that company and ask them why you are getting a DPF-full message since they wrote the code to remove anything DPF-related. The Pedal Monster should simply be a change in the PID control of the throttle, but I don't work at Banks and only they know what they did. I wouldn't expect them to help you; however, since they don't play in the delete world.

I'd suggest that you reinstall your delete tune and see what happens. Leave the pedal monster out. I'm not sure if it can be removed, but I do know that despite all the marketing, Banks puts some poorly engineered stuff out there. I say this as someone with several vehicles running Banks equipment. if nothing else works, if it was my vehicle, I'd reinstall the DPF and have the dealer reflash the PCM. It would put you back at square one, but at least you'd have one responsible party for any trouble with your vehicle.
 

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It’s simple. Delete what’s left (you’re half way there). EZ Link. It’ll only hurt until you get those extra 100 ponies helping you run down the road.
 

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When I did my lift kit and added larger tires I wanted a little more pedal so I first did the Banks pedal monster and it was great no problems at all.. I was pulling our trailer and tow-haul doesn't like the Banks pedal monster so I unplugged the banks from the OBD2 port and tucked it up in the dash.. when I stopped to get fuel I reached in and plugged it back in jumped in the truck and started it and put in drive without letting g the Banks fully connect to the system.. as soon as I started to take off thats when I noticed the pedal didn't respond like before and I instantly got a dpf full message.. I then purchased a ezlink when a good known tuner and deleted the truck. Problem is each time I start truck it still pops up with a message that says dpf full but I can clear it off.. truck will have a sluggish pedal till I drive it a couple miles and come to almost a complete stop then it will drive perfectly fine till I kill it and restart it.. I don't have the Banks plugged in nor have I since I did the ezlink install..
 
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