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Old 02-17-2016, 12:51 AM   #276
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Last night I verified that the cable connects to FreeSSM, I was able to pull CEL codes for both the engine and transmission as well as view all of the transmission sensor outputs. It was enough information that I could trace my DCCD issue back to the ABS unit not receiving a signal from any of the 4 wheel speed sensors. Basically this $8 cable (with appropriate drivers and setting com port per above post) and FreeSSM software gives you the power of a $1000 plus dollar Subaru scan tool that the dealership uses. SWEET! It also is able to clear both engine and transmission codes. I have not tried it with Romraider or ECUflash yet but I may test it out shortly. I do have a Tactrix cable that I normally use for that so its not super high priority, but it would be nice to have a cheaper option.

Now I just need to figure out my Wheel speed sensor issue.....
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Old 07-13-2016, 08:22 PM   #277
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hey all
so most of you guys were able to read and flash !
i got the vag com from ebay with silver cable and blue unit.its supposed to be a ftdi chip as per the seller.

i went through the whole thread and i really got confused , should i be soldering the pin 11 and 16 like you guys did ?

romriader is working great , i just cant get ecuflash to read or write !
i get KERNEL GET VERSION in the ecuflash then i get a window with a message to check my log for errors!

can anyone help please

thanks
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Old 09-07-2016, 04:25 PM   #278
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Cool, thank you! I'm looking to buy the cable in the next day or so. Hopefully it works well for me
I live in Grand Rapids and was wondering if you still have your OBD2 cable. I bought one on ebay but it's junk. I really need to get my car fixed and don't really have time to wait to ship another cable. Wondering if I can barrow or maybe buy it from you? Thanks
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Old 11-11-2016, 01:53 PM   #279
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Hey people I'm having some issues too. I have an 04 wrx and I can't get ecu flash to work. I have a ftdi chip vag com cable, and can get rom raider, ecu explorer and another program to work.

I have a cobb off the shelf stage 2 tune on it now and I'm trying to go open source, I have tried unmarring the access port and trying that way. At this piont i have tried 5 different versions of ecu flash, and several different combinations of different step and nothing, just different error codes.

Any tips will be appreciated
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Old 11-13-2016, 05:23 PM   #280
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I take it these old vag com cables are no longer available and the only other option is tactrix?
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Old 11-13-2016, 05:24 PM   #281
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Green did u make sure to plug in the flashing plugs? Green connectors under dash?
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Old 04-26-2017, 02:35 AM   #282
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