How to unlock SCT flasher from car? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Focus Tuning Chat

Focus Tuning Chat Discuss performance tuning options for your Ford Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-06-2013, 10:19 PM   #9
GBPackFan
Focus Enthusiast
 
GBPackFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Fan#: 84314
Location: Kalama, WA
What I Drive: 2004 Sonic Blue SVT

Posts: 210
Points 1,745, Level 24
Points: 1,745, Level: 24 Points: 1,745, Level: 24 Points: 1,745, Level: 24
Level Up 45% Completed
Level up: 45% Level up: 45% Level up: 45%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 3 GBPackFan Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (8)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mile30 View Post
That's not really the nature of these forums...



I just picked one up from a fellow fanatic, we were texting back and forth last night as we both messed around on our respective computers.

3 modes for SCT Xcalibrater 2 or 3 (as far as I know)
-Locked
Married to your VIN number and ONLY your vin number. If you still have the old one you can return it to stock tuning maps and that leaves you at the second mode->
-Semi Locked
Still assigned to your car. You can visit their website and down load their program Liveload. With your tuner plugged in via USB, you can open the program with the computer and communicate with the SCT box, check the status and unlocks left, and Unlock the box.
-Unused (unlocked)
Ready for reassignment. You can't just plug it in to another car and reap the benefits, though. You need to hit a tuning shop and have a registered SCT dealer assign a tune to your new VIN, or reload a previous tune you already had there



I had one yeeeeears ago, but it ended up getting stolen. Now that I just got an unlocked one from another member; I can go back where I originally had it tuned and they're gonna reload my tunes on the box. In the OP's case: you need to unlock or semi-lock it before getting rid of the old car it's assigned to, and then get the new car tuned and reassigned to the box.
If it's locked down... you WILL need to pay the extra to get it unlocked, though.
I'll give this a try tomorrow evening. I'm picking up an '04 SVT tomorrow to replace my '02. I will see what what happen and report back.
__________________
Current love affair: 2004 SVTF #953 (Josephina - pronounced hoe-se-fin-a)
RIP: 2002 SVTF #2358, Sent to graveyard on June 11, 2013. I will always remember the good times we had!!
This car made my hair go gray, and did not care.
GBPackFan is offline  
    Reply With Quote
 

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat