Free bricked PCMs? I'll send, no charge!

They go by many names, P01, P59, VPW, '0411 etc . Circa 1999 to 2006. All VPW OBD2 PCMs.
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Re: Free bricked PCMs? I'll send, no charge!

Postby spider21 » Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:17 am

I will take the p59 if it's still available and pay shipping

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Re: Free bricked PCMs? I'll send, no charge!

Postby antus » Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:01 pm

pcmhacking will unbrick if the bootloader is good by shorting the pin to force it to boot in to recovery mode. From what you said about how you bricked them, I reckon they will all be recoverable, except perhaps the 3800 P04.
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Re: Free bricked PCMs? I'll send, no charge!

Postby codemanrose » Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:11 am

sorry, forgot to chime back.

Antus, I believe I have tried this. Maybe I did not do it correctly. But I tried to ground out the pin directly. I can try it again. Or unless there is other info out there?

The p59 is a weird one, which I have run into on own 06 silverado a few years ago and just assumed it was their finicky voltage issue on write. I need to plug that in again to read what it says. I think the info can be gathered from that but nothing else.

The 896/411 I had all bricked were basically bad bin files when I mistakenly changed trans type in tuner pro. Now that I know much more than I did last year on segments I can see why.

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