Relink VATS


Relink VATS

This feature allows the VCM to relink with the vehicles security system. It is only required on vehicle fitted with Serial VATS systems. It can be used when a new PCM is used in a vehicle or after reflashing a new operating system into a PCM from a different vehicle.


Procedure
To relink the VCM with the BCM please use the following steps:

  1. Plug the interface cable into the vehicle OBD2 port and PC serial/USB interface. See Connecting to the Vehicle section for more information.
  2. Open VCM Editor and select "Relink VATS" from the "Flash" menu. The Relink VATS form will appear.
  3. Put the key in the ignition and turn to the ON position (do not start the vehicle).
  4. Wait 10 to 15 seconds.
  5. Press the Commit button when ready.
  6. Wait for the procedure to complete.
  7. Turn Ignition off for 30 seconds.
  8. Turn Ignition on for 30 seconds.
  9. Turn Ignition off for 30 seconds.
  10. Turn Ignition on for 30 seconds.
  11. The vehicle has now relinked the VCM to the BCM.



Relink VATS Rules
The following checks are in place when using the Relink VATS function: