Plymouth Workshop Manuals
Prowler V6-3.5L VIN G (1999)
Powertrain Management > PROM - Programmable Read Only Memory > Component Information > Technical Service Bulletins > All Other Service Bulletins for PROM - Programmable Read Only Memory: > 18-037-05 > Oct > 05 > Engine Controls - Flash Programming Failure Recovery > Page 3080
These vehicles use MMC based modules. The CH8432 Supplemental Reprogramming Tool (SRT) was shipped as a 2001 Essential Tool. The flash
Once it has successfully flashed, it is initialized and no further action is required.
PREPARING TO FLASH
It is highly recommended that a sign, or other process, be used that notifies other users that a FLASH SESSION IS IN-PROGRESS and must NOT be
Before starting the flash session, read, record and erase all DTCs found on the vehicle.
Also "Cold Boot" the DRBIII(R) and download the flash since this will erase the flash file from the DRBIII(R) memory. (To "Cold Boot", press the
Be sure to arrange the TechCONNECT and DRBIII(R) so that no cables are stretched across an area where someone might trip over or kick a cable.
Check User settings on the DRBIII(R). From the DRBIII(R) Main menu, press 6,1 and check to make sure item 1. Echo on PC is set to OFF. On
VEHICLE BATTERY VOLTAGE
The flash programming procedure puts a load on the electrical system that may last from five to twenty minutes depending on the particular flash
Alternately, as a bare minimum, use a "Battery Jump Box" when a battery charger is unavailable to ensure adequate and stable system voltages on the
This bulletin is supplied as technical information only and is not an authorization for repair.
Connected/Disconnected Flash Mode Using TechCONNECT
CONNECTED MODE FLASHING USING TechCONNECT
Capable but not recommended.
In this mode, the DRBIII(R) remains connected to the TechCONNECT Client and the vehicle throughout the flash session. The DRBIII(R) is connected
This mode is useful when the TechCONNECT Client is next to the vehicle being flashed.
Another advantage of this mode is that you are able to determine all available flash updates for the vehicle you are connected to by clicking on the "Read
Again, it is important that other users do not attempt to reboot or move the TechCONNECT Client while a flash update is in-progress.
The reprogramming procedure of this mode is initiated by selecting the controller option and clicking "Download/Update" button on the
DISCONNECTED FLASH MODE
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