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Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:18 pm 
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Hi All,

Really hoping someone's able to urgently help. Appreciate any information anyone's able to offer!

My car's fitted with a Wolf ECU. This has a pin code security feature - basically you are only able to set the code once - to change it the ECU must be sent back to the manufacturer.

I was of the understanding that the pin code security had never been activated, and as I had someone break into the car last night, I thought I'd better set it up.

Unfortunately it looks like the feature has been activated by one of the previous owners, and I am now not able to start the car - as I do not know the code.


I know it's a long shot, but does anyone know any way around this?

Due to the nature of my question, I would appreciate if any advice could be taken to PM please.

Thanks,

Justin.
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Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:39 pm 
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as far as i know you could try the obvious as i think you can keep puting in the numbers till ya hearts content ,looks like you might have to send it back ,or contact the person you bought the car off

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:45 pm 
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TURBO_GHIA wrote:
as far as i know you could try the obvious as i think you can keep puting in the numbers till ya hearts content ,looks like you might have to send it back ,or contact the person you bought the car off


Thanks mate, all sorted now! Took it back to Wolf - 30 seconds and $100 later it's cleared!

I did contact the 3 previous owners and all said that no pin had been set.
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Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:14 pm 
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oh ,$100 thats a bit costly

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 7:58 pm 
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TURBO_GHIA wrote:
oh ,$100 thats a bit costly


A little, but not much choice! I laughed when he came back with the job done - he literally took it out of my hands, walked into the back room, was there for maybe 20 seconds, and walked back in and said all done!
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Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:08 am 
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yeah right ,must be something very simple on the unit jumping 2 pins or something

 

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Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:36 am 
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TURBO_GHIA wrote:
yeah right ,must be something very simple on the unit jumping 2 pins or something


Too true! I commented on it, and his reply was that he had the program ready and waiting for me as I'd rang before I arrived.
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Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:36 am 
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Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:36 am 
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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 12:24 am 
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I've got the pin setup on my wolf, u can arm and disarm it if u know the pin, quite handy.

Also it the car can't be hotwired as it turn off any signal to the injectors etc

In the manual it says that to clear it it must be returned to the manufacturer and your only allowed to set the pin once

 

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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 1:31 am 
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offyaguts wrote:
I've got the pin setup on my wolf, u can arm and disarm it if u know the pin, quite handy.

Also it the car can't be hotwired as it turn off any signal to the injectors etc

In the manual it says that to clear it it must be returned to the manufacturer and your only allowed to set the pin once


Yep, definitely a handy feature. I did read that section in the manual before I tried to set the pin, and I then contacted all previous owners, who all said that no pin had been set.

Once I activated the pin code feature, it asked for the pin number - Unfortunately someone HAD setup a pin code on it before I got to it!
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