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Unable to Flash Reprogram Vehicle ECUs Using StarSCAN

Article ID: 222
Last updated: 30 Oct, 2013

ERROR MESSAGE:

  • Unable to flash with StatSCAN: "Only the StarMOBILE or the wiTECH system can perform this action"

DESCRIPTION:

  • Due to the ongoing increase in vehicle and ECU technology, new flash files released by Chrysler Group LLC after April 2009 are not compatible with the StarSCAN diagnostic tool. 
  • These changes were necessary to provide new required support and improve flash robustness.
  • The StarSCAN diagnostic tool can still be used at this time for diagnostics on 2009 MY and prior vehicles. 
  • Though some flashes can still be performed with the StarSCAN, it is highly recommended that the wiTECH Diagnostic Application be used to perform all ECU flashes (reprogramming events).

NOTE: The StarSCAN diagnostic tool was sun-downed with release 9.05, and ongoing vehicle support for the StarSCAN diagnostic tool ended at that time. No further releases for the StarSCAN diagnostic tool are planned to be released.

Article ID: 222
Last updated: 30 Oct, 2013
Revision: 1
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Posted: 16 Mar, 2011 by Rickman B.
Updated: 30 Oct, 2013 by Maynard R.
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