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Old 05-07-2004, 01:16 AM   #11
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First step would be to take in to a dealer or someone with a Tech 2 and have them set the Magnasteer to the "MORE FIRM" setting. I was happy with the increased handling and the response is quicker, Start there, cheepiest and easiest, next I'd look into DP parts.
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Not to hijack the thread or anything, but is a Tech2 necessary to modify the firmness of the magna-steer? I'll get right to the point, would an Autotap with the GM enhanced software be able to change the steering firmness of my '01 SSEi?

FWIW, I think these cars handle GREAT!!!
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Not to hijack the thread or anything, but is a Tech2 necessary to modify the firmness of the magna-steer? I'll get right to the point, would an Autotap with the GM enhanced software be able to change the steering firmness of my '01 SSEi?

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No, I don't think so, Autotap can only clear codes, can't make any adjustments with it. Tech 2 is needed to change PCM code for Magnasteer
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Not to hijack the thread or anything, but is a Tech2 necessary to modify the firmness of the magna-steer? I'll get right to the point, would an Autotap with the GM enhanced software be able to change the steering firmness of my '01 SSEi?

FWIW, I think these cars handle GREAT!!!
No, I don't think so, Autotap can only clear codes, can't make any adjustments with it. Tech 2 is needed to change PCM code for Magnasteer
You got it right Taylor the autotap (or any other scanner) can not reprogram the pcm only monitor sensors and reset the ses code.
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You got it right Taylor the autotap (or any other scanner) can not reprogram the pcm only monitor sensors and reset the ses code.
And who says 23 year olds know nothing?!?!
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