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Programming parts?

Post by Yaworski » Fri May 08, 2020 10:59 am

A couple years back I had to replace the ETM. It had to be "programmed" to work with the car.

Apparently, ABS is the same way.

Why? What strange and mysterious things need to be "programmed"?

Is that a valid and sound technical reason that these things can't be plug-n-play?

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Re: Programming parts?

Post by abscate » Fri May 08, 2020 11:25 am

Check with Yagger about ABS programming

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Re: Programming parts?

Post by Yaworski » Fri May 08, 2020 11:28 am

abscate wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 11:25 am
Having software stops us from having to pay for a supply chain of 81 versions of ABS controller
If that was true, those things wouldn't be so expensive.

BTW, I sent Yeager a PM about programming and never heard back.

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Re: Programming parts?

Post by oragex » Fri May 08, 2020 11:38 am

For the ABS module, people tried to swap without programming, having correct updates on forums is not always easy, but I seem to remember that if you get it from same year with same part number, chances are it will work without programming. The throttle body was particular on 01-02 (unfortunately), but there are several other modules that don't need programming when swapped - however the main dealer will tell sometimes otherwise

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Re: Programming parts?

Post by vtl » Fri May 08, 2020 12:37 pm

I think Volvo has a logic view of internal network for design/simulation where modules are addressed by labels, not by numeric IDs. When the design is finalized, the design software enumerates the modules and the variables/toggles in these modules and assign them numeric IDs. Adding another toggle to a new software version for one module may shift enumeration in this module or even in the network, so the IDs mismatch now between old and new software versions. If that happens, the software update to the car for that module needs to update a bunch of modules that communicate between each other.
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Re: Programming parts?

Post by abscate » Fri May 08, 2020 1:09 pm

Yaworski wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 11:28 am
abscate wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 11:25 am
Having software stops us from having to pay for a supply chain of 81 versions of ABS controller
If that was true, those things wouldn't be so expensive.

BTW, I sent Yeager a PM about programming and never heard back.
He was probably out on a test flight, out of sound

Try website

https://www.datatransferring.com/online

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Re: Programming parts?

Post by yagger » Fri May 08, 2020 2:37 pm

Yaworski wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 11:28 am
BTW, I sent Yeager a PM about programming and never heard back.
Sorry, but I never received some PM from you.
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Re: Programming parts?

Post by yagger » Fri May 08, 2020 2:39 pm

Yaworski wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 10:59 am
Why? What strange and mysterious things need to be "programmed"?

Is that a valid and sound technical reason that these things can't be plug-n-play?
It depends on case. Sometimes not need to program module.
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Re: Programming parts?

Post by Yaworski » Fri May 08, 2020 3:03 pm

yagger wrote: ↑
Fri May 08, 2020 2:37 pm
Sorry, but I never received some PM from you.

I misspelled your name. I just sent a PM.

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