Mike "Wuzzy121". Rest in peace, brother

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Tacoma Discussion > 2nd Gen. Tacomas

Notices

Reset computer

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-16-2013, 08:04 PM   #3
Yeti Hunter
Bennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shedBennett707 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Bennett707's Avatar
Name: Cody
Joined: Apr 2012, #77793
Location: Oregon
Gender: Male
Posts: 8,854
Bennett707's Tacoma Gallery
not really sure why you would want an alternative way? not like disconnecting the battery is difficult?

did it not work?
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 08:06 PM   #4
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,537
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
ECU is under the glove box.
You can always try unplugging the box.

But on modern vehicles, unplugging the ECU will not always clear stored codes, and even if it does, it won't pass smog until it has cleared all buffers, which can take 2 or 3 weeks of normal driving.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 08:43 PM   #5
rhowell [OP] rhowell is offline
Senior Member
rhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shedrhowell is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Name: Robert
Joined: Jun 2011, #58877
Location: Canada
Age: 42
Gender: Male
Posts: 614
rhowell's Tacoma Gallery
The installer lost the codes for my clarion and it could be a problem if I disconnect the battery. He entered the security code and did not write it in the book and kept no record at the dealership.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 08:57 PM   #6
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,537
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
Going to have to figure it out sooner or later. That battery won't last forever. It's an '08 like mine, if it's still on the original battery, it's on borrowed time.

Why do you need to reset the ECU?
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 09:00 PM   #7
Backdoor Commentator
DoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
DoorDing's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2012, #86445
Age: 2
Posts: 18,875
DoorDing's Tacoma Gallery
Quote:
Originally Posted by rhowell View Post
The installer lost the codes for my clarion and it could be a problem if I disconnect the battery. He entered the security code and did not write it in the book and kept no record at the dealership.
Also, if it's a professional installer, I believe they should be able to contact Clarion with the serial number and get the codes for you. There's almost always some kind of workaround to deal with lost codes.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 09:08 PM   #8
Senior Member
Rich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shedRich91710 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Rich91710's Avatar
Name: Rich
Joined: Feb 2012, #73470
Location: Los Angeles
Gender: Male
Posts: 16,537
Rich91710's Tacoma Gallery
True... I remember the Kenwood deck in the Suburban I sold was something like "key on, hold "up" for 20 minutes, hold "down" for 1/2 second, read display, call Kenwood with reported numbers and receive code"
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 09:14 PM   #9
Backdoor Commentator
DoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shedDoorDing is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
DoorDing's Avatar
Joined: Sep 2012, #86445
Age: 2
Posts: 18,875
DoorDing's Tacoma Gallery
I was surprised that Honda has an elaborate e-brake dance to work around their immobilizer, and we all know about the Reliant.

http://youtu.be/Kvfmgbeh_C8
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Adding a new Cat-back do I need to reset the onboard computer? 1stTruck Performance and Tuning 2 06-27-2012 09:26 AM
Computer/Engine Reset sequence? QWERTYMage Technical Chat 10 02-23-2012 12:28 AM
Computer Reset jblair 1st Gen. Tacomas 6 04-07-2011 06:44 PM
Computer reset? Aalders 2nd Gen. Tacomas 26 06-24-2009 07:56 PM
how u reset the computer??? rocivm 2nd Gen. Tacomas 4 06-02-2008 05:46 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.