Overview of flashing process

February 12, 2014 by: 2020

Filed: flashing, VW

1. Power is disconnected

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2. Wipers are removed with proper tools

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3. Cowling is removed to expose ECM

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4. There is the brain
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5. Shear bolts are removed WITHOUT grinding

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6. ECU is opened and prepared for flashing

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7. One of those solder pins gets grounded to activate “read/write” mode

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8. APR wizardry happens…

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9. All is re-assembled with new shear bolts and OEM sealant as if nothing happened. Except for an additional 50HP !

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