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Re: No it's not true (archive)

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Posted by Paul on June 12, 2000 at 19:31:29:

In Reply to: No it's not true posted by Jim C. on June 12, 2000 at 18:05:13:

: Do you have a PC (I'd bet so, since you're here)

: 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 ;)

: Jim

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