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Old 04-14-2011, 10:05 PM   #1
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When checking out replacement PCMs, there is typically a note saying the unit needs to be programmed. Can this be done only by the dealer or can any repair shop handle it? Is it possible to purchase pre-programmed PCMs?
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The PCM needs to have your VIN# programed on it. A shop can do it if they have software. I use HPtuners at my shop.
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I can do it as well.
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To confirm, I can send the PCM to either you or Dan and you can program it?
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Yes. I know that I have the 1999 year unlocked and can complete the change w/o any problems. Dan has the same type of tuner, I'm unsure if he already has 99 unlocked or would need to buy credits to unlock it.
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