NASTF Information Requests

Tracking: 461 Status: Closed
State: FL. Name: Garrett
Category of Request: Driveability - Fuel, Ignition, Emission, Computer, etc. Manufacturer: 2005 MITSUBISHI GALANT

Inquiry
Have you checked the OEM website?
Yes
Description of Repair unable to perform
flash reman ecu from 3 different companies
Description of Information not available
why Mitsubishi computers will not flash with pass thru tool
Description of steps taken to obtain information (help/contact function on website, websites, etc.)
called snap on tool provider, tech requested help from oe web site, no car dealer for 150 miles
Other Comments or Concerns
need a fix as why we can not flash Mitsubishi ecus
Notes
- 5/22/2012
Mr. Young was notified by Mitsubishi that the replacement remanufactured PCM that was installed in the customer's vehicle needs to be initialized to the immobilizer ECU. This cannot be accomplished with J2534 pass thru programming for Mitsubishi model years 2007 and older. Therefore, Mitsubishi was granted approval for an alternative solution: short-term rental of their MUT3 scan tool. As a goodwill gesture, Mitsubishi offered to waive the rental fees.
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