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Old 01-03-2012, 10:17 AM
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Hi, is there a way to upgrade ECU files?

Thanks so much for any hint!

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Hi, I was reading on another forum where someone mentioned using an application in the ediabas/bin folder called XTRACT which is supposed to create a text file of the .prg file. The procedure is performed in the Windows command console and creates a .biv file which I can't seem to find in my computer. If I can find the link I will post it.
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thanks,

I just tried that, you get a file in the same directory as the source which seems to contain all the strings that are in the prg file.

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The only thing that comes to mind would be in Tool32 which shows what I believe to be hexadecimal commands and the modules response. I was planning to use the Command Console feature in Bavarian Technic to fire off Tool32 hex commands to see the response but I haven't got around to it yet, I believe this would tell for sure.
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Just to make sure is this what you are looking for ?

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Thanks very much, this looks promising...

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Hi grapli, I see in the ediabas.ini file there is diagnosis interface for CAN and mentions the name Vector. Possibly its a connection to the vehicle through the individual CAN bus systems. I wonder if you or anybody on this forum has any info about this, maybe there is more hiding in ediabas that could help you.
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The only thing that comes to mind would be in Tool32 which shows what I believe to be hexadecimal commands and the modules response. I was planning to use the Command Console feature in Bavarian Technic to fire off Tool32 hex commands to see the response but I haven't got around to it yet, I believe this would tell for sure.
I don't have tool32 and I need to run the command as seen in post #4 here: ([Only for registered users... ]) with my BavTec. How can I find out the hex value for that command?
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Hi, I can try and post the HEX command from Tool32 when I get a chance. It should work as long as you don't mind being the first one to try. It looks like there is some trial and error work involved to send the right command for the faulty circuit.
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Well right at the minute I'm stuck with an 2012 X6M that I just completed a Hamann aero kit on and can't deliver the car with the left halo rings out (I stupidly thought I could splice the power for the Hamann LED fog lights into the DRL circuit) so it's certainly worth trying. I'm facing buying a new FRM or trying to run the hex command and either fixing it or still having to buy a new FRM. The only trouble is that I'm in a bit of a hurry and I think I'm going to just buy an FRM tomorrow if I can't fix the problem today or tomorrow morning :-(.
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