In Reply to: No it's not true posted by Jim C. on June 12, 2000 at 18:05:13:
: Ever "flash the BIOS" in it??
: I'm sure some of the readers have.. flashing is
: the way you replace the program in the chip when
: it's not easy to replace the chip.
: Did you PC "automagically" change back to the
: previous BIOS.. nope.. didn't.. can't.. won't
: Same goes for your BMW
: Please note how the people who are projecting this
: blatant misinformation are the same ones who
: CANNOT flash the new ECU's, but instead have to
: solder-job them.
: Coincidence?!? (I don't think so)
: See, the chip couldn't "change itself" even if it
: somehow "wanted" to, because nothing is supplying
: the programming voltage (Vpp) to the proper pin
: on the DME. That pin connects to a single pin
: in the diag socket, and unless you have a special
: car I've never seen, it's unconnected until
: someone connects it to a Modic, or a DIS machine,
: or a Shark Injector ;)