Dakota 4WD V8-4.7L VIN J (2007)
If the technician was flashing a PCM, the tool may display "Unknown VIN". Disregard this.
Select (ECU) View.
Highlight the ECU that was being flashed.
The module may appear to be non-responsive. Highlight the module anyway.
Select More Options
Select ECU Flash
If the "Flash ECU" screen displays "Resident flash files for Part # XXXXX", the module should be recoverable. If the screen displays "No
resident flash files found" the module is not recoverable. Does the Flash ECU screen display "No resident flash files found?"
Yes >> The module must be replaced.
No >> proceed to Step # 10.
Is a calibration file displayed on the StarSCAN(R)?
Yes >> proceed to Step # 11.
No >> Select "Browse For New File" and follow on screen instructions. Highlight the calibration that was previously chosen. Select
"Download to Scantool". When the file is downloaded to the scantool, select "Back" and proceed to Step # 11.
Highlight the appropriate calibration.
Select "Update Controller" and follow the on screen instructions.
When the flash is complete, verify the "Resident flash file part number" matches the 'New PIN" of the appropriate calibration.
Proceed with the steps listed in the Service Bulletin to complete the service action.**
If after following the steps above, you are still having issues performing the flash reprogramming procedure using a specific
StarSCAN(R)/StarMOBILE(R) it is suggested to contact SPX/Miller Special Tools for service.
This bulletin is supplied as technical information only and is not an authorization for repair.