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Old 09-10-2021, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by gpeterson View Post
The generic OBD2 CAN pinout won't matter. That is a federal mandate for model year 2008 and newer. Even if your car was 2008 or newer the CAN pins on the OBD2 connector would not be directly tied to one of the CAN buses that the DME lives on - they would go to some gateway (body module, cluster, etc) and be filtered and/or altered by that gateway.
So my best bet is to tap straight into the YellowBlk and YllwBrw wires on the DME module itself. And at that point, how likely am I to end up permanently damaging something, such as the EEPROM?
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