CarChip Updater, Fleet with Alarm

This firmware is for the CarChip Fleet with Alarm (#8244) only.

Note: The firmware update programs must be saved in the CarChip directory.

Version History

What’s new in version 1.51

  1. VPW protocol improved to address Flashing dash lights/Gauge Quitting problem in Pontiac Grand Prix and other GM/Chevy SUVs.
  2. ISO/KWP protocol implementation is improved for bus contention.
  3. CarChip now waits 4 seconds upon engine start before sending the first request.
  4. Previous known protocol is attempted 3 times upon Engine start, if unsuccessful tries all the protocols.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the serial interface provided with CarChip and run this program (CarChip_Updater_Fleet_with_Alarm_v151.exe). It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet with Alarm (#8244 only), a PC running Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP and a serial port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Fleet

This firmware is for the CarChip Fleet (#8240) only.

Note: The firmware update programs must be saved in the CarChip directory.

Version History

What’s new in version 1.51

  1. VPW protocol improved to address Flashing dash lights/Gauge Quitting problem in Pontiac Grand Prix and other GM/Chevy SUVs.
  2. ISO/KWP protocol implementation is improved for bus contention.
  3. CarChip now waits 4 seconds upon engine start before sending the first request.
  4. Previous known protocol is attempted 3 times upon Engine start, if unsuccessful tries all the protocols.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the serial interface provided with CarChip and run this program (CarChip_Updater_Fleet_v151.exe). It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet (#8240 only), a PC running Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP and a serial port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, E/X

This firmware is for the CarChipE/X (#8220) only.

Note: The firmware update programs must be saved in the CarChip directory.

Version History

What’s new in version 1.51

  1. VPW protocol improved to address Flashing dash lights/Gauge Quitting problem in Pontiac Grand Prix and other GM/Chevy SUVs.
  2. ISO/KWP protocol implementation is improved for bus contention.
  3. CarChip now waits 4 seconds upon engine start before sending the first request.
  4. Previous known protocol is attempted 3 times upon Engine start, if unsuccessful tries all the protocols.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the serial interface provided with CarChip and run this program (CarChip_Updater_EX_v151.exe). It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChipE/X (#8220 only), a PC running Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP and a serial port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Basic

This firmware is for the CarChip Basic (#8210) only.

Note: The firmware update programs must be saved in the CarChip directory.

Version History

What’s new in version 1.51

  1. VPW protocol improved to address Flashing dash lights/Gauge Quitting problem in Pontiac Grand Prix and other GM/Chevy SUVs.
  2. ISO/KWP protocol implementation is improved for bus contention.
  3. CarChip now waits 4 seconds upon engine start before sending the first request.
  4. Previous known protocol is attempted 3 times upon Engine start, if unsuccessful tries all the protocols.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the serial interface provided with CarChip and run this program (CarChip_Updater_Basic_v151.exe). It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Basic (#8210 only), a PC running Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP and a serial port to connect to the CarChip.