Honda/Acura

 

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SAE J2534

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. offers SAE J2534 compliant reprogramming software for Honda and Acura vehicles FREE of charge. This J2534 software, when used with a properly built J2534 pass-thru device, will automatically check for the latest vehicle calibration information.

For access to SAE J2534 Information on the Honda/Acura service information website:
  1. From the Home Page, go to Diagnostic Tools section and click on the link for a “complete list of diagnostic tools”.
  2. Refer to the Honda Diagnostic System (HDS) and Control Module (CM) Update row, click on the “Purchase” link under Software column.

Which models and model years of vehicles can be reprogrammed?

Under the heading of Diagnostic Tools, click on the link for “J2534 Honda Pass-Thru Reprogramming Software” to get the available model and years.

How does a technician determine whether a reprogramming event is needed for a particular vehicle?

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. offers SAE J2534 compliant reprogramming software for Honda and Acura vehicles FREE of charge. This J2534 software, when used with a properly built J2534 pass-thru device, will automatically check for the latest vehicle calibration information. Reprogramming should only be performed according to Honda or Acura service bulletins.

What OEM equipment is available to reprogram vehicles? 

Honda Diagnostic System (HDS) software package and one of the following are needed:

  1. Windows Laptop or desktop computer
  2. Modular Vehicle Communications Interface (MVCI)
  3. J2534 Software - refer to bottom of the page for download.

You must be a Service Express subscriber to enroll in the HDS software package subscription program.  Instructions for ordering the software are available at www.serviceexpress.honda.com under the "Diagnostic Tools" tab.

How does a technician obtain the Calibration?

American Honda's SAE J2534 software, when used with a J2534 pass-thru device, will automatically check for the latest vehicle calibration information.

Identify computer system requirements needed to support reprogramming.

For the most current requirements are available at http://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/pubs/web/RJAAI001_SYSREQ.htm.

 

10/29/2015

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