CarChip Updater, Fleet with Alarm

This firmware is for the USB CarChip Fleet with Alarm (#8245) only.

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

Version History

What’s new in version 2.21

  1. Fixes a bug that would cause the last trip record to be too long in both distance and duration. This would only happen when the CarChip was immediately unplugged from the vehicle following the last trip

What’s new in version 2.20

  1. Implemented support for One Second Speed Logging
  2. Implemented support for Readiness Monitor Code reporting
  3. Addressed problem of maximum speed spikes
  4. Re-arranged order of some records to help address ambiguity in trip starts and ends
  5. In the ISO/KWP protocols, added auto baud detection
  6. Improved ability to record and log information that helps identify vehicle communication problems

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet with Alarm (#8245 only), a PC running Windows 98SE/NT/2000/ME/XP and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Fleet

This firmware is for the USB CarChip Fleet (#8241) only.

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

Version History

What’s new in version 2.21

  1. Fixes a bug that would cause the last trip record to be too long in both distance and duration. This would only happen when the CarChip was immediately unplugged from the vehicle following the last trip

What’s new in version 2.20

  1. Implemented support for One Second Speed Logging
  2. Implemented support for Readiness Monitor Code reporting
  3. Addressed problem of maximum speed spikes
  4. Re-arranged order of some records to help address ambiguity in trip starts and ends
  5. In the ISO/KWP protocols, added auto baud detection
  6. Improved ability to record and log information that helps identify vehicle communication problems

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet (#8241 only), a PC running Windows 98SE/NT/2000/ME/XP and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, E/X with Alarm

This firmware is for the USB CarChipE/X with Alarm (#8225) only.

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

Version History

What’s new in version 2.21

  1. Fixes a bug that would cause the last trip record to be too long in both distance and duration. This would only happen when the CarChip was immediately unplugged from the vehicle following the last trip

What’s new in version 2.20

  1. Implemented support for One Second Speed Logging
  2. Implemented support for Readiness Monitor Code reporting
  3. Addressed problem of maximum speed spikes
  4. Re-arranged order of some records to help address ambiguity in trip starts and ends
  5. In the ISO/KWP protocols, added auto baud detection
  6. Improved ability to record and log information that helps identify vehicle communication problems

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChipE/X with Alarm (#8225 only), a PC running Windows 98SE/NT/2000/ME/XP and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, E/X

This firmware is for the USB CarChipE/X (#8221) only.

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

Version History

What’s new in version 2.21

  1. Fixes a bug that would cause the last trip record to be too long in both distance and duration. This would only happen when the CarChip was immediately unplugged from the vehicle following the last trip

What’s new in version 2.20

  1. Implemented support for One Second Speed Logging
  2. Implemented support for Readiness Monitor Code reporting
  3. Addressed problem of maximum speed spikes
  4. Re-arranged order of some records to help address ambiguity in trip starts and ends
  5. In the ISO/KWP protocols, added auto baud detection
  6. Improved ability to record and log information that helps identify vehicle communication problems

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChipE/X (#8221 only), a PC running Windows 98SE/NT/2000/ME/XP and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Basic

This firmware is for the USB CarChip Basic (#8211) only.

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

Version History

What’s new in version 2.21

  1. Fixes a bug that would cause the last trip record to be too long in both distance and duration. This would only happen when the CarChip was immediately unplugged from the vehicle following the last trip.

What’s new in version 2.20

  1. Implemented support for One Second Speed Logging
  2. Implemented support for Readiness Monitor Code reporting
  3. Addressed problem of maximum speed spikes
  4. Re-arranged order of some records to help address ambiguity in trip starts and ends
  5. In the ISO/KWP protocols, added auto baud detection
  6. Improved ability to record and log information that helps identify vehicle communication problems

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Basic (#8211 only), a PC running Windows 98SE/NT/2000/ME/XP and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Fleet Pro

This firmware is for the CarChip Fleet Pro (#8246) only.

Version History

What’s new in version 3.21

  1. Now supports vehicles with multiple ECUs on the CAN bus.
  2. Fixed erroneous speed issue in Ford F-250 and higher trucks.
  3. Fixed page corruption problem during download.
  4. Improved end of trip detection in hybrid vehicles.
  5. Fixed trip duration problem in ISO/KWP and VPW/PWM vehicles.

What’s new in version 3.14

  1. Added support for new anomalous vehicle choices: Renault EOBD, Intermotive Compatibility.
  2. Added support for new specific OBD II protocol selections.
  3. Fixed ISO buffer overflow bug.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet Pro (#8246 only), a PC running Windows XP or Vista and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.

CarChip Updater, Pro

This firmware is for the CarChip Pro (#8226) only.

Version History

What’s new in version 3.21

  1. Now supports vehicles with multiple ECUs on the CAN bus.
  2. Fixed erroneous speed issue in Ford F-250 and higher trucks.
  3. Fixed page corruption problem during download.
  4. Improved end of trip detection in hybrid vehicles.
  5. Fixed trip duration problem in ISO/KWP and VPW/PWM vehicles.

What’s new in version 3.14

  1. Added support for new anomalous vehicle choices: Renault EOBD, Intermotive Compatibility.
  2. Added support for new specific OBD II protocol selections.
  3. Fixed ISO buffer overflow bug.

To update your CarChip: Simply connect your CarChip to your PC with the USB interface provided with CarChip and run this program. It will automatically update the firmware in your CarChip.

Important Note: Before running the CarChip firmware upgrade program you must place it in the install directory of your current CarChip software.

Required: This firmware update requires purchase of a CarChip Fleet Pro (#8226 only), a PC running Windows XP or Vista and a USB port to connect to the CarChip.