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Programming Codes For Pcmii Installation

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I am installing a "used" MOST PCMII into my 03 carrera with Hi-Fi. The unit came out of an 03' which I think has Bose.

I have the GPS Antenna, trim pieces and GPS extension cables.

My only concern is the lack of documentation on the install, which I will be doing myself except for the programming of the unit.

I am not confident the dealer knows which options to program/set. I do know they will need to set it to recognize my vin number or the PCM will shut down due to the anti-theft system.

What other codes need to be configured to have an operation unit. Do they set it to non-bose or is the PCM smart enough?

Any help would be appreciated with the install or with the programming.

thanks in advance


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There is supposed to be a TSB for PCM 2 upgrades floating around but neither I nor any of the dealer techs I know have a copy. If your dealer follows the procedures in the Service Manual they should know what to set using the PST2. It is basically check boxes for the options on your car.

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Thanks Loren,

What exactly should I tell them to reference in the Service Manual? Is there a section title. I like to go in knowing what I'm talking about since this will be their first PCM-II retrofit.

BTW: I will photo document this install and post it here and on PPBB when I'm done.



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I have a 996, it comes with the OBC/Trip Computer standard.

On the boxster it's an option. I used to have an 01 boxster, so here the deal with boxsters and retro-fit OBC: On pre-02 boxters you need to add the stalk and enable the display with the PST2. On 02 and higher the actual LCD display changes as well, it's a colour multi-function display when you have the OBC from the factory.



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