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Old 12-29-2012, 05:48 AM
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Arrow Changing VIN KOMBI - 080D0WQ / M35080 - E8x E9x

Hello,

I'm trying to change the VIN to a KOMBI from eBay.

I have successfully changed the KM, but when changing the VIN, the EEPROM corrupts and the KOMBI dosenīt read anything,
restoring the eeprom to the original file, all works fine, but with the tappering dot.

It seems that is not so easy that changing the 2E0 line.
Is there any checksum around?
Can someone change the VIN in this file?

KOMBI_Factory_default_[A750235].BIN

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Old 12-31-2012, 08:24 PM
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Hello,

I'm trying to change the VIN to a KOMBI from eBay.

I have successfully changed the KM, but when changing the VIN, the EEPROM corrupts and the KOMBI dosenīt read anything,
restoring the eeprom to the original file, all works fine, but with the tappering dot.

It seems that is not so easy that changing the 2E0 line.
Is there any checksum around?
Can someone change the VIN in this file?

KOMBI_Factory_default_[A750235].BIN

Many thanks!


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I have no idea on this.

What are you suing to chnage the EEPROM?

Do you know if for a used F10 KOMBI, the EEPROM must me chnaged to in order to chnage its VIN?
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Old 05-23-2013, 08:05 AM
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Hi, did you manage to get the vin changed on your kombi?
I have the same issue when i change the vin the cluster still works but the tamper is still there.
My old cluster was destroyed so i couldnt recover any data.
I bought a used kombi off ebay out of a 335i trying to get it working in my e89 z4, all guages are working, except the tamper and my service full of dashes
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:17 AM
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Hi, did you manage to get the vin changed on your kombi?
I have the same issue when i change the vin the cluster still works but the tamper is still there.
My old cluster was destroyed so i couldnt recover any data.
I bought a used kombi off ebay out of a 335i trying to get it working in my e89 z4, all guages are working, except the tamper and my service full of dashes
He wrote he successfully changed KM, but could not change VIN.

The issue seems to be that with the R270 EEPROM Programmer, the EEPROM can not be cleared of VIN if EEPROM is attached to PCB. So, desolder EEPROM, and then try and clear VIN.

This M35160 Eraser from Checkpoint Lab USB though supposedly works for On-board EEPROM programming:

http://www.microcontroller-cafe.com/?l=M35160-ERASER
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:07 AM
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so do you mean i should clear the VIN, and having it cleared it will automatically program the original VIN of the car back in the cluster, or i need to encode it ?
im actually using DIGIMASTER III, i soldered the chip and able to see the VIN and can change it but tamper is still there

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Old 05-23-2013, 12:23 PM
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so do you mean i should clear the VIN, and having it cleared it will automatically program the original VIN of the car back in the cluster, or i need to encode it ?
im actually using DIGIMASTER III, i soldered the chip and able to see the VIN and can change it but tamper is still there
The Red Tamper dot will be there so long as there exists a VIN mismatch.

You need to clear Mileage and VIN from EEPROM first.

For Exx Kombi, I am not sure if Encoding with NCS Expert will write VIN or not. If not, it can be written with Tool32 KOMBIxx.prg C_FG_SCHREIBEN job, or when flashed with WinKFP.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:10 PM
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He wrote he successfully changed KM, but could not change VIN.

The issue seems to be that with the R270 EEPROM Programmer, the EEPROM can not be cleared of VIN if EEPROM is attached to PCB. So, desolder EEPROM, and then try and clear VIN.

This M35160 Eraser from Checkpoint Lab USB though supposedly works for On-board EEPROM programming:

http://www.microcontroller-cafe.com/?l=M35160-ERASER
At least for my F10 Kombi, onboard erasing VIN with the R270 was no problem. But the trick is to erase the VIN to all FF, and not to change it to what it should be. Then, afterwards, the VIN has to be written using Tool32 or whatever works for E-Cars.
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Old 05-24-2013, 05:00 AM
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i managed to remove the tamper by using Digimaster III M35080 V6
all i had to is open the file through Eeprom search for 2E0 Section write the VIN, job done..
Now one more thing is my Normal,Sport, DSC OFF button is not working, by the looks of it the ICOM might be able to solve the problem
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