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What is the protocol between an engine tuner and ECU?

I have a 2012 Yamaha WR450 and I really want to know the engine hours. I have been unable to purchase the engine tuner 33D-H59C0-V1-00. At this point, I am willing to try a hack to dump the ECU ...
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Looking for 1996 Subaru SVX ECU pinout

Looking for 1996 Subaru SVX ECU pinout I have found for other years like 92 and 93 but are slightly different 1996 is OBD 2 Thanks in Advance
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Keeping ECU powered up on a bench/standalone setup?

As part of a research project, we are doing accelerated ageing experiments on a set of Continental/BMW ECUs; part number seems to be TCU 1.5 MOST GSM US. The experiments involve powering up the ...
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Put a New ECM in my Buick Park Avenue year 2002. How do I get the keys to program it?

It is A 2002 Buick Park Avenue. I need to get my keys to be recognized by the ECM
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Odd wiper problem on Mercedes E320 W211 - diagnostic message 'Communication with componentM6/1 wiper motor interrupted'

I have a strange issue with my wipers on my Mercedes E320 W211, they seem to have a mind of their own. No matter what I set the stalk to: off, intermittent 1, 2, on low speed or on high speed I get ...
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I have a 1998 Toyota Corolla LE ECU and want to replace it with a 98 Toyota Corolla CE would that work for my LE Toyota Corolla aand reprogramming it

I have a 1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8l with a bad ECU I found a TOYOTA COROLLA CE but I wanted to know if it’s going to work when I change them out with the new ECU TOYOTA COROLLA CE BOTH 98? Or can I ...
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Nissan Xterra 2006 ECM Replaced with used one and needs some kind of programming? Not the keys because I tried that. Engine light is on and key Light

Hello and thanks for reading my post. I bought a ECM from Ebay, the numbers matched the ECM 5E MEC-451 I installed it, the fans turned off instantly thankfully because the old one had the fans running ...
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EGR switch off and reprogrammation only

I would like to close my EGR valve so that only "fresh" air is in the comubstion chamber. I read my ecu file (EDC15c2 on Puegeot 307 2.0 HDi 90hp) and I located the three bits "EGR ...
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EGR ecu map and its consequences

I located the EGR map to my car Peugeot 307 2004 2.0 HDi 90hp 8cv manual with ECU Bosch EDC15C2. Regarding the EGR map, there is one axis for the rpm. What is the physical meaning of the second axis (...
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PCM blew while on fwy. Now blows 1 second after starting

2004 gmc envoy XUV 4.2 Running perfect with NO CODES then PCM-1 fuse blew at 70mph. I replaced fuse, started vehicle, it runs for ONE SECOND and blows the PCM-1 fuse again.
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Do automakers ECU-tune their motors to make new models and versions?

I am considering ECU tuning my car (landcruiser 150 2.8 D4D) and have been reading about the issue. Someone told me that automakers frequently use the same motor across models and versions, yet it ...
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1986 truck running rough and intermittent fault codes. Faulty capacitor?

My 1986 truck is running rough and has fault codes that come and go. I think the electronic engine control module may be the culprit. I removed it and one of the capacitors has odd markings on the ...
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Is there any ecu(engine control unit)in a 70 cc bike like Honda cd 70?

I know that ecu is there in cars but I am confused is there any ecu(engine control unit) in a 70 cc bike like Honda cd 70?
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Why is my car wont start

My mechanic changed my ecm and programmed it to my 2001 buick regal he programmed both sets of keys i have now all of a sudden car will crank but wont start also battery keep draining. Before he ...
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Positive battery terminal is seized (rust or what not), can electrical work be still done with only the negative cable removed

Looks like positive would need to be cut out, it's completely locked shut. Disconnected the negative. Will there be an issue with electrical work conducted, curious
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2008 scion tc electrical issue

Hey there I have a 2008 scion tc manual transmission. I’ve ran into the problem of the car reading 12v at idle, 11.5 when lights and heat are on and 10.9 when driving. I checked that the alternator is ...
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Mercedes A35 AMG 2022, short circuit/won't start/no comms with any vehicle modules

I need some help or direction. I recently purchased a salvage a35 which had undercarriage damage. On inspection it appears the wiring cable underneath the vehicle had been destroyed, chafing the wires ...
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Ford PCM how to open

I have a problem with a PCM hardware VK2-C3812(8C3A-12A650-BFD). Three connectors on the "front". I get the case to separated alright but the three connectors are glued to the upper(thinner) ...
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Shorted battery on 2020 Mercedes A35, now car won't start

I recently had a short happen to me when I was looking at a broken plastic clip on the ECU housing. I was just trying to get the part # to replace it, so I wasn't expecting to work on the car and need ...
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ECM Acadia SLT with Enclave engine

I have a 2007 Acadia SLT with a 2008 Enclave engine . I have a couple of codes that keep coming back . P0036 P0024 they will not clear . Can I reprogram the ECM or do I have to get an ECM for that ...
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GMC c5500 TopKick

There is a transmission problem and a code on this truck but my scanners cannot read the PCM codes. What scanner should I use to read PCM codes on a GMC c5500 TopKick?
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Is it required to claim an address with J1939?

I'm working on an ECU from a car engine. When powering the ECU I get a J1939 NAME message. I was wondering do I have to do the same by sending an address claim with my nodes NAME or not? The reason I'...
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Can a cheap OBDii reader plus an adapter cable read the fault codes from a 1999 BMW 316 compact?

I have a 1999 BMW 316 compact auto (e36) with a minor engine problem, I think it goes into "get you home mode" until it has warmed up. I also have a cheap Elm327 WiFi OBDii Interface ...
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Engine swapped my KIA but dont get a spark

I engine swapped my KIA optima 2.4L N/A with the 2.0L turbo variant, however when I use the original 2.4L N/A ECU I get spark from the plugs but when I swap the ECU to the 2.0L turbo variant I get no ...
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2017 VWPassat RLINE 1.8T

I basically put some acidic and corrosive fluids inside of my windshield wiper reservoir tank didn’t notice it until a few weeks later and plenty of trips, using my fluid and cleaning my windows that ...
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Engine swap & ecu

So I was thinking about putting a vw 2.0t into my 1999 eclipse gs. Would I have to get a standalone ecu or can I wire in the engines ecu in place of the eclipses oem. I'd be able to figure everything ...
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Blower motor or resistor failed?

Yesterday my blower motor suddenly stopped working when I started the car in the morning and my climate control display started flashing (indicating a fault). I immediately suspected a faulty blower ...
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2017 Ford explorer HVAC blower motor will occasionally start when the motor starts however will turn off shortly after

I have a 2017 Ford explorer which has an intermittent issue with the blower motor. About 95% of the time when starting up the car, the blower motor will not start at all and will not respond to any ...
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Got a new ECM for my 2012 chevy malibu LS (flex engine) and it is showing codes for the crank shaft sensor

So the car will run and drive(mostly) but has codes flashing saying the "crankshaft sensor" is unlearned and keeps going into limp home mode. Does it need to be programmed again? It was ...
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VIN Programming for new ECU on 2010 Jeep Wrangler 3.8l w/ Manual Transmission

I've run into an issue with a 2010 Jeep Wrangler. We've recently replace the ECU with a brand new one from the dealer and unfortunately, it was not pre-programmed for the vehicles VIN. All local ...
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How to find the typical ranges for sensor values?

I've recently got an OBD scanner and have found some of the live data streams to be very useful, I was monitoring the timing advance value and observed it fluctuating at idle by 10 deg or so the range ...
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Multiple sensor returns on same wire

How does a PCM (Powertrain Control Module), a.k.a. ECM, know which sensor is which when multiple sensors' return signal is on the same wire? I have a 2004 F150 wiring diagrams manual and am perplexed ...
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ABS ECU command while bleeding brakes

My OEM scanner gives me the option to command the ABS system to do something important while bleeding brakes. In the past (before I owned this scanner) I seemed able to bleed the brakes fine on the ...
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2012 dodge charger 5.7 automatic

Installed new ecm and pcm already flashed by seller. Dash displays message "press clutch and press start button to start " car is automatic. No crank u0100
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If I change ecu and ignition with the keys wil engine start or will need coding or change pump.ldv van with transit engine ECU and immobiliser

If I change ECU and ignition with keys will engine start or will need coding or change and fuel pump . it's ldv convoy 2004 with transit engine ECU and immobiliser
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Charging car battery with charger without disconnecting from car

Got a Toyota Corolla E170 and it is only used for highway travels twice a month. Car has a tracker installed as well. I want to give the battery (lead acid 46AH) a top up using battery charger (10A) ...
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I have a 2000 Jetta 1.8t. can I use a computer from a 2018 Jetta 1.8 t? And if so are the tunes different?

I have a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T can I use a computer out of a 2018 Jetta same motor if so what are the advantages or disadvantages?
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I bought a used ECM off eBay for my vehicle. Same year, engine, options everything as mine. Do I still need to have it flashed to my car?

I bought an ECM off eBay for my 2004 Durango, donor vehicle is the same year, same engine (5.7), same tire size, same submodel. I think the only difference is the mileage, Do I still need to have it ...
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2001 Manual Mercedes C220 CDI - ECU replacement

Well bring a really typical blond I switched the jumper leads onto the wrong terminals on the battery.Red to black and Visa Versa. I blew up the on board computer. Hence I blew up the ECU. I really ...
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ECU update rate?

('07 Cobalt LS, 2.2L Ecotec) Using an OBDlink SX USB adapter and their OBDwiz app on an old laptop, I get the chart below. Engine is at steady (800 rpm?) idle, closed-loop. The displayed data has ...
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Why is knock sensor tripping "check engine" light but only on warm-up (10 min/1 mi)

2011 Honda Pilot 4WD shows P0325 code but only until the car warms up (10 mins/1 mile). Reset with OBDII the code does NOT come back on. 87 octane gas from many stations in a 50 mile radius. Code does ...
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Check beforehand if will pass emissions test?

How can I check, using an Bluetooth ELM327 OBD-II dongle, whether my car will pass an emissions test?
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Can an ELM327 adapter be used to flash a VIN?

Can a Bluetooth ELM327 adapter be used to flash a VIN? It's claimed here that The vin number is about the only thing in the PCM that's not a protected value.
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I replaced the PCM with one programmed to my vin but won't run

I ordered a preprogrammed to the vin# PCM for my 03 GMC Sonoma SLS after I installed it my truck will turn over but won't run, I haven't seen a padlock on the dash but the security light above the rpm ...
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Original Ecu swap back into my car with correct VIN

I have a 2015 Ford fiesta SE. I purchase a ECU online which I had to give my VIN# for programming. When I receive ECU in mail install I'm my car,car didn't start so I had locksmith to program my key ...
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No voltage between ECU GND and 5V

I had a short circuit problem with my car because of a faulty fuse and some of the engine harness wires melted together. I repaired the harness the engine starts normally but I am getting Signal high ...
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How to deactivate hacking of my ECU and an additional tracker that's placed without my consent

My fear / opinion is that my vehicle's ECU has been hacked. I'm worried about going full speed and someone suddenly stops my vehicle remotely with their installed immobilizer. I'm aware vehicles have ...
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Ford F150 2009 will not start!! (Has power)

Last update: we got our truck back and it was that someone who had checked about the lights "accidently" changed fuses out of place and some went missing. It works now. Update 2: We gave up ...
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Ways to log data on Suzuki GSXR600-R Engine

I am working on a university project where we are building a race car with a Suzuki GSXR600-R Engine and ECU. I am wondering if there is any options for how i am able to record data off of this onto a ...
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2010 Dodge Avenger : Battery light coming on, battery discharging

The patient is a 2010 Dodge Avenger R/T with the Federal-spec 2.4L I4/4 speed automatic. It has ~117K miles. My son's original complaint was that the battery light had come on while driving to an ...
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