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Old 03-01-2011, 08:14 PM   #5
Cobb Tuning
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Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Austin, TX

Originally Posted by CAPTAIN1N5ANO View Post
So if I use the Accessport on my brand new Sti, and lets say the motor blows due to a bad ringland, The dealer won't hook up a scan tool and say " Your car has been re-flashed so this can't be covered under warranty" (Assuming that the accessport has been uninstalled prior to bringing it in?)
Correct, they will have no way of detecting that the AP was previously installed. One thing they can detect is how long it's been since an ECU reset, so they often attempt to "corner" people into admitting fault if they notice the vehicle has not been driven since the last ECU reset (which happens when people uninstall the AP then have the car towed to the dealer).

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