How you can Reprogram a car Computer

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How you can Reprogram a car Computer

Post  obd2tool on Thu May 17, 2012 8:53 pm

An outdated or corrupt engine keeper could make the car computer send misleading information towards the driver, for instance, activating a dash light when there's no problem using the vehicle. This is among the reasons a re-training is essential. Re-training or upgrading the pc can be done only on automobiles created after 1996. Earlier automobiles still must have the pc module changed in case of outdated or broken software within the ROM nick.

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Request the manufacturer's engine computer upgrading software in the vehicle dealer or even the manufacturer. Contact the dealership or manufacturer through their websites or call their customer support centers. They'll mail the program Compact disc for your address or perhaps you have download it to PC.

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Install this program on your PC when you get the Compact disc should you chose this technique to get the program. The program is going to be unzipped with a shortcut icon put into your desktop.

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Buy a vehicle Caterpillar ET Diagnostic Tool in a auto parts store. The scanner commonly has a scanner cable incorporated within the package. Otherwise, purchase a scanner cable individually.

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Plug one finish from the USB cable in to the scanner and also the other finish in to the PC.

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Plug the energy cord right into a wall plug and switch around the diagnostic scanner. Information and options can look around the LCD screen. Choose the "Import" or "Save..." option around the LCD by pressing the right buttons around the scanner.

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Click "Start," "Computer" using the pc and double-click on the hard disk that you simply saved the program on. Locate the folder that contains the program. Unzip the program should you downloaded it from the web double-click to spread out the program folder, after which right-click once around the sub-folder which has the ZIP extension. Click "Extract."

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Drag the program from PC towards the diagnostic scanner. The procedure is equivalent to dragging files on your pc in order to other media storage products using the mouse.

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Disconnect the Launch X431 Master in the PC when the software programs are moved.

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Squeeze vehicle type in the "On" position, the first stop around the ignition switch.

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Locate the vehicle's diagnostic port that's usually underneath the dashboard close to the steering column. The main harbour is probably protected with a plastic cover which may be pried open together with your fingers. The coverage for that port, if there are any, is all about 1-by-1-inch in dimensions.

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Place the scanner cable in to the vehicle's diagnostic port. Plug another finish from the cable in to the diagnostic scanner. The scanner cable finishes gets into just one way. You will be aware which finish adopts which port when fitting the very first finish in to the diagnostic port.

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Plug the diagnostic scanner energy cord right into a wall plug or perhaps your vehicle's electrical socket.

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Press the energy button around the scanner. When the scanner is on, it'll instantly identify the pc for the vehicle and erase the initial enter in the ROM nick. Following the erasure, the scanner will load the brand new software that you simply caused by the maker in to the nick. The upgrading process is shown on the scanner's LCD.

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Switch off the scanner, and remove the Ford VCM IDS cable and also the energy cord when the re-training is performed around the vehicle's engine computer.

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Replace the plastic diagnostic port cover when needed.

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Switch on the vehicle engine. Any false warning lights formerly on is going to be off following a couple of seconds.

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