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Patching

Patching is only for Advanced protocols!

Select your ECU and tool:

BMW ME17.2

  1. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  2. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  3. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  4. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  5. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  6. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  7. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  8. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  9. Reinstall the ECU.
  10. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Fiat/Alfa ME(D)17.3.x

  1. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  2. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  3. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  4. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  5. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  6. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  7. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  8. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  9. Reinstall the ECU.
  10. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Mercedes MED17/EDC17

  1. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  2. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  3. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  4. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  5. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  6. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  7. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  8. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  9. Reinstall the ECU.
  10. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

VAG MED17/EDC17

bFlash

  1. Make a virtual read from your ECU, if you don't already have.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to your .bdc file.
  5. Save the patched file.
  6. Open the patched file in a hex editor and replace 4 bytes at 0x14000 with 0xBFBFBFBF. This will force bFlash to make a full flash of the ECU, rather than only doing a cal write.
  7. Flash the file using bFlash by OBD.
  8. Remove the 0xBFBFBFBF from your file. Otherwise every time you flash, bFlash will make a full flash.
  9. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

PCMFlash

  1. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  2. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  3. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to the file you use to flash via OBD.
  4. Save the patched file.
  5. Because PCMFlash writes the entire ECU every time, you will need to keep these changes in the file, so import it to your project and make future changes only to this file.
  6. Flash the file using PCMFlash
  7. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Other tool

  1. Unlock your ECU for OBD writing with your flash tool, if it is not already unlocked. Write a MOD file with 1 value changed in any map.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  5. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  6. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  7. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  8. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  9. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  10. Reinstall the ECU.
  11. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

VAG SIMOS12/SIMOS16/SIMOS18

bFlash

  1. Make a virtual read from your ECU, if you don't already have.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to your .bdc file.
  5. Save the patched file.
  6. Open the patched file in a hex editor and replace 4 bytes at 0x14000 with 0xBFBFBFBF. This will force bFlash to make a full flash of the ECU, rather than only doing a cal write.
  7. Flash the file using bFlash by OBD.
  8. Remove the 0xBFBFBFBF from your file. Otherwise every time you flash, bFlash will make a full flash.
  9. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Other tool

  1. Unlock your ECU for OBD writing with your flash tool, if it is not already unlocked. Write a MOD file with 1 value changed in any map.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  5. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  6. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  7. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  8. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  9. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  10. Reinstall the ECU.
  11. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

VAG MG1/MD1

bFlash

  1. Make a virtual read from your ECU, if you don't already have.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to your .bdc file.
  5. Save the patched file.
  6. Open the patched file in a hex editor and replace 4 bytes at 0x14000 with 0xBFBFBFBF. This will force bFlash to make a full flash of the ECU, rather than only doing a cal write.
  7. Flash the file using bFlash by OBD.
  8. Remove the 0xBFBFBFBF from your file. Otherwise every time you flash, bFlash will make a full flash.
  9. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Other tool

  1. If you are planning to write the ECU by OBD - Unlock your ECU for OBD writing with your flash tool, if it is not already unlocked. Write a MOD file with 1 value changed in any map.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  5. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  6. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  7. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  8. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  9. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  10. Reinstall the ECU.
  11. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Honda MED17

bFlash

  1. Make a virtual read from your ECU, if you don't already have.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to your .bdc file.
  5. Save the patched file.
  6. Flash the file using bFlash by OBD.
  7. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Other tool

  1. If you are planning to write the ECU by OBD - Unlock your ECU for OBD writing with your flash tool, if it is not already unlocked. Write a MOD file with 1 value changed in any map.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  5. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  6. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  7. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  8. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  9. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  10. Reinstall the ECU.
  11. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

McLaren MED17/EDC17

bFlash

  1. Make a virtual read from your ECU, if you don't already have.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Press the Patch ECU button and point the tool to your .bdc file.
  5. Save the patched file.
  6. Open the patched file in a hex editor and replace 4 bytes at 0x14000 with 0xBFBFBFBF. This will force bFlash to make a full flash of the ECU, rather than only doing a cal write.
  7. Flash the file using bFlash by OBD.
  8. Remove the 0xBFBFBFBF from your file. Otherwise every time you flash, bFlash will make a full flash.
  9. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

Other tool

  1. If you are planning to write the ECU by OBD - Unlock your ECU for OBD writing with your flash tool, if it is not already unlocked. Write a MOD file with 1 value changed in any map.
  2. Connect your J2534 interface to the car.
  3. Press Initialize. If the ECU is not patched and you have a valid license, the Patch ECU button will become active.
  4. Leave the tool open! Make sure Patch ECU button is active!
  5. Read the ECU in bench/boot and save the file(s).
  6. Make sure you are connected to the internet.
  7. Press the Patch ECU button in the tool, and give the tool the IROM file. If your tool splits the IROM in two halves, first put them together to get a single file.
  8. The tool will patch the file, save the patched file.
  9. Checksum and write the patched file to the ECU using your flash tool.
  10. Reinstall the ECU.
  11. Press Initialize again, the tool will detect that the ECU is patched.

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