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When updating a module because of a Service Action, it is important to follow the steps outlined in the Repair Procedure section of the Service
Action. Procedures may differ depending on the module that is being reprogrammed.
Review the entire Service Action prior to performing a flash reprogramming update. Often other parts may need to be serviced, replaced, or tested, prior
to flash reprogramming, and ARE REQUIRED as part of completing the Service Action.
COMMON CAUSES OF FLASH REPROGRAMMING ERRORS
Interruptions, voltage problems, a variety of other outside interactions, and failure to follow the steps outlined in the Service Action can potentially
interfere with the process. This document seeks to provide information to minimize problems associated with module flash reprogramming.
SOFTWARE VERSIONS MUST BE CURRENT
Before attempting a flash reprogramming session, make sure you have the most current software installed in the scan tool
(StarSCAN(R)/StarMOBILE(TM)). Refer to the current software release information available in TechCONNECT, under: Service Info > StarSCAN(R)
and StarMOBILE(TM) Tools > Latest News > Select the most recent release number. The technician will be able to see the applicable version numbers.
Often, because of multiple StarSCAN(R)/StarMOBILE(TM)s in the shop, not all devices will get updated in a timely manner. The installed
StarSCAN(R)/StarMOBILE(TM) software version and scan tool operating system version, (Fig. 2), can be verified from the "Home" screen as follows:
StarMOBILE Desktop Client
Select "Tool Menu".
Select "Version Information"