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2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited with seperate immobilizer ecu and key programming

I have a 2004 Toyota Sequoia Limited that has the independent immobilizer unit behind the dash cluster. I am a technician myself but I usually dont deal with systems like this as I work with Heavy ...
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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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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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How to find out if your ECU has been reflashed?

Vehicle 2010 Audi A4 Quattro, 2.0L TFSI engine, automatic transmission, 180,000 km. Recent History Friend bought this car used 2 months ago from a private party. The check engine light comes on with a ...
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CASE / CKP relearn without GM Tech II. 09 Chevy Malibu

I need to do a CASE Relearn procedure following a CPU swap on an '09 Chevy Malibu. Is there a way I can do this without taking it to a GM dealer who has the Tech ii device? Are there lower cost ...
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I have a 2005 BMW with a N52B30 motor. My CAS (Control module Car Access) was bricked and I brought another one for $700. The problem is that this new CAS has another VIN written to it. My question is ...
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What is the cost/benefit for reprogramming an ECU for a non-enthusiast?

As I've been learning more about cars, I keep hearing about how manufacturers are conservative with ECU settings. For someone who isn't into racing, but would like a bit better performance out of his ...
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what does the highend OBD2 scanner offer?

I just want to clear some misconceptions that i have about the obd2 scanning tools : Is the difference between the high/low-end scanners is the software only? Do the highend use more connection wires ...
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Programming error Buick Enclave 2008

I just installed a brand new PCM on my Buick enclave 2008 gives me the P0602 code, the vehicle does not work, and some tell me it takes flasher PCM? I would like to know how flacher PCM (the stage) ...
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