Can a used ECM be programmed with ODIS?

Nathan Owner/Technician Colorado Posted   Latest  
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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SEL 1.8L (CPKA) 6-spd (09G) — 3VWL07AJ5EM435837

Is it possible?

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Allan Owner
Virginia
Allan
 

yes

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Dan Owner
Ohio
Dan
 

No problem at all!

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Travis Analyst
Michigan
Travis
 

ODIS does allow the use of used ECM's, but many shops run the wrong ODIS test plan when doing so. Always ensure you use the Immobilizer Serving test plan which is typically located in ODIS under the Special Functions tab, then run the ECM replacement test plan which is located under the ECM, Guided Fault Finding. Please ensure you answer the questions correctly during the test plan. Many users…

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Jamie Owner/Technician
Ontario
Jamie
 

All day long

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Michael Mobile Technician
Utah
Michael
 

My experience is that the replacement has to be the same part number using the same transmission. Especially if a SIMOS ECU. If that is all correct, it is a fairly simple process with ODIS as mentioned by others.

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