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      06-05-2013, 12:36 PM   #1
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How to use NFS Emergency Flash

Hello Guys,

As I promised I made a video tutorial "How to use NFS Emergency flash".



Let me know if you have questions, I will try to help you.

Windows XP in Polish version.

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Thanks for the video. It helped immensely. I just set my NFS emergency flash to flash FRM3 module. I will see how it goes when the situation arises. ******. If a module is bricked to the point of INPA, NCSexpert and Winkfp not even able to communicate with for argument sake the frm3 module. With this emergency flash, What's the chances using NFS to bring the module back to life in which communication is again restored. Have you ever used the NFS emergency flash, if so under what circumstances did you have to use it in first place?

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Can you use it to flash a used DME to work with a different car?
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Great info thanks for sharing.
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Thanks for the video. It helped immensely. I just set my NFS emergency flash to flash FRM3 module. I will see how it goes when the situation arises. ******. If a module is bricked to the point of INPA, NCSexpert and Winkfp not even able to communicate with for argument sake the frm3 module. With this emergency flash, What's the chances using NFS to bring the module back to life in which communication is again restored. Have you ever used the NFS emergency flash, if so under what circumstances did you have to use it in first place?
So, basically if your FRM3 module is bricked and you can't connect it through OBD port , even with Tool32 there is a small chance that NFS emergency flash will help you.
There is a small chance that anything will help you, except physical interference with the hardware.
Usually it is very helpful when your flashing process has been interupted (voltage dropped down, cable has been disconnected, etc..) and you can't flash it again because of few errors in module) and also because the data table has been erased and Winkfp (very often gives you IFH-009 - no response from control unit) can't reflash it, but still has connection with module. I mean this first process with status bar which is reaching 100% very quick and then is trying to begin from 0%, if you have error at this moment you can use NFS and all should be fine. You can try with any module which is able to connect through OBD port. Very often when Winkfp can't flash sometnhing, NFS can do it.

I did it twice with DDE4.0 in older BMW e39 and it worked great, so if you have some bricked module you can try, maybe it will help.
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Can you use it to flash a used DME to work with a different car?
No, you can't. Used DME can't be programmed through OBD port in different car. The chip has to be preapred first directly.

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Is the ecu address 64 for all ecu's or just the one you selected?
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Is the ecu address 64 for all ecu's or just the one you selected?
Each module has their own address # which you have to edit which has to correspond to the correct ZB number to flash.
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Each module has their own address # which you have to edit which has to correspond to the correct ZB number to flash.
How do you find the address? I tried bringing up the ZB number for my e46 330i (7571613) in WinKFP with hopes it would tell me the address. Instead it returns "XX - P-SGBD uses internal Address"

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I ran the ECU Identify job in ToolSet32 and got these results in the attached pic. The reason I am using Emergency Flash is because I lost connectivity somehow flashing with WinKFP. This is a new (to the car) ECU that I was trying to flash with the correct program for my car.

Is the ID_COD_INDEX of 00 the address to use for my ECU?
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Use INPA or ask other members on e46 platform that code what the ecu address is
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Is hardware number under the inpa same as ECU number?

Trying to find out hardware number for JBBF.
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Can I FRM module cannot communicate using NFS programming? Database with WINKFP database?
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