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Yesterday 11:00 AM
Wowegner
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Originally Posted by SRich12 View Post
AlfaOBD makes changes to the BCM so it does not affect the ECM which is where your tuning is.
Much appreciated @SRich12
Yesterday 01:34 AM
SRich12 AlfaOBD makes changes to the BCM so it does not affect the ECM which is where your tuning is.
11-20-2019 11:37 PM
Wowegner If you are tuned/deleted and make changes with AlphaOBD, do you have to re-flash your tune after or is it unaffected by the changes made with AlphaOBD?

TIA
11-19-2019 01:49 PM
Xokia Correct LED setting on the low beams does not shut off the PWM. The HID setting on low beams shuts off PWM.

LED setting on any of the other lights does shut off PWM on those lights.
11-19-2019 08:15 AM
Jimmy07
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Originally Posted by Sledneck150 View Post
which Alfa OBD would I need to buy for a 2015 Ram 2500?
Whichever one you have the platform for. If you have android devices, you can get the app from google play store. If you prefer windows, you can download the software from their site. iOS isnít supported.
11-18-2019 09:56 PM
Sledneck150 which Alfa OBD would I need to buy for a 2015 Ram 2500?
11-18-2019 04:21 PM
hink For the record -- setting LED on any of the light groups will disable PWM (cause of the flickering)-- HOWEVER, for the low beams you must ALSO enable High Intensity Discharge lamps. That's the option that disables PWM on the low beams. All my lights are replaced with LEDs and i have zero flickering and zero light out messages.
11-17-2019 03:37 PM
elephantrider i went ahead and ordered one from @deereguy. it has the '19 hd's in the drop down, so i got one on the way.
11-16-2019 04:07 PM
dbow20
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Originally Posted by silver60 View Post
As far as bleeding the brakes it will tell you what to do . If it doesnt like what your doing within the perimeters it will abort test it will tell you what to do . Then you start over and depress the the brake pedal and open the bleed valve on the caliper, once the process starts the pedal will drop to the floor and the ABS pump will do its thing and start the bleeding process then it will push back on your foot hard and you must hold slight pressure then it will complete its process and tell you front brakes are bleed then to close the bleed valves then it will ask you to start the same process on the rear brakes .
Did yours ever give you a disconnection message? When I start the process it will bleed the front right and then says it has lost connection with the ecu.
11-16-2019 11:57 AM
dbow20 Has anyone had success with bleeding the ABS on a 2014+ truck?
11-14-2019 02:43 PM
V8 WagonMan Jimmy07 You were absolutely right, it was the security gateway interfering with AlphaOBD.

I tried with a Z automotive bypass module I happened to have around, and It let me change tire size, led lighting etc. in a snap.
The only problem is the SGW module is mounted behind the radio, so I have to take the radio out to reach for the SGW, unplug it and plug the Z automotive bypass, do the AlphaObd thing and then reconnect the SGW and put all console back together.

It worked like a charm.
11-14-2019 02:39 PM
dbow20 I set the high discharge headlamps to yes and I think the flickering is gone. I will investigate more tonight when it’s dark. However, I think with that setting enabled the DRLs are the same intensity or brightness and the low beams when the lights are on. I don’t think it’s a big deal just an observation.
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