Customer Reviews for Hypertech Hypertech Power Programmer III™

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Hypertech Hypertech Power Programmer III™

Re-tuning your engine for maximum horsepower and gas mileage has never been easier. Just plug the new Power Programmer Plus into the diagnostic port and make your own changes for power gain and gas mileage improvement. Also lets you recalibrate your speedometer for custom tire sizes and axle ratios while adjusting your transmission for high-performance shift firmness and shift points. Legal for use in all 50 states. Does not void factory warranty.
Overall Customer Rating:
2.25 out of 5
2.3
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Rating breakdown 4 reviews
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1 out of 4(25%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Hypertech Power Programmer III™
Review 1 for Hypertech Power Programmer III™
Overall Customer Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Location: East Idaho!
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

What's their deal?

Date:April 2, 2009
Dont know what happened with the other guys here, hope my computer doesn't puke too, but, I can say that for a 2003 Duramax this is the one to buy, Hypertech guarantees no transmission problems and that you can tow on the top stage at your factory's maximum specified load without any problem. ONLY chip that can do that on the market, pretty good if you ask me. Stage one, noticable power, not alot, just a little, fuel economy seemed to go down a little, -.5 to -1mpg. Stage two good power gain, fuel economy went up from an average of 16.8/17ish to about 17.5 with a mix of city and highway. Stage 3 :) Thats the one it will stay on! LOTS of power, tons, very substantial gain all the way from conservative driving to gunning it, more responsive, shifts way smooother, pulls hard till top speed, a little more turbo whistle, and best fuel economy gains of all three stages from about 16.8/17ish stock to 17.7 not a big gain but considering it comes with a 90 horse 200+ torque boost, way worth it. Also computer is not accurate, but is more accurate on all three stages of tuning when estimating fuel economy than it is stock so just another little bonus, you need to check when you fill up always but its more reliable with this unit. Oh and, if you are going all freeway, I set the cruise at 70 and without a load get 21mpg! Towing a 4place trailer with 4 4wheelers at 70 I recieve 16.5, Not too shabby. 5 minutes to program once you know what to do, I have two relatives with the same programmer on Duramax's another 03 and an 05, after a few years now, neither have had any problems of any kind.
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Review 2 for Hypertech Power Programmer III™
Overall Customer Rating: 
2 out of 5
2 out of 5
Location: Rome, GA
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Mixed Results

Date:September 24, 2007
The first thing I would like to say is that I had to send the programmer back to Hypertech, because as sold by Cabelas it did not work in my truck. I have a 2003 F-250 Super Duty with the 6.0L Diesel. If you have had your truck in for service at any Ford dealership it is very likely they have installed some upgrades to you truck's computer with the 6.0L Diesel. If this has been done, the Hypertech Programmer will not work. Since I had shipping & handling to send it back to Hypertech the great sale price I thought I was getting from Cabelas was not completely realized.
The Hypertech Programmer III definitely gives you better acceleration, but I not getting any better fuel economy as they say you "may" get. I will run a couple more tanks before I pass final judgement, but as it stands today I am getting fewer miles per gallon then before I installed the programmer. Fuel economy was my reason for the purchase. Yes, the added get up and go is nice, but not what I really wanted out of the product. With todays fuel prices fuel economy is what I need.
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Review 3 for Hypertech Power Programmer III™
Overall Customer Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Location: Florence, AL
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

this one bites

Date:May 30, 2007
This product was probably one of the most expensive performance enhancements i bought for my truck and was, by far, the worst. Doesnt even deserve one star. I know they do not do as much for gas engines as they do for diesel's but i could not tell a lick of difference in the performance. I got about 1/4 gallon of better gas mileage but besides that...nothing. And it eventually shot the computer also. 800 bucks later and no support from hypertech i threw the programmer out the window.
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Review 4 for Hypertech Power Programmer III™
Overall Customer Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Location: Ontario ,Canada
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

No support

Date:May 1, 2007
This product wiped out the computer on my truck.I had to get it towed to the dealer.No offer from hypertech to pay for repairs.Not worth the trouble.
LT
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