TACOMA 3RD GEN 2016+ PLEASE REVIEW THIS ENTIRE PAGE. IT WILL ANSWER A LOT OF YOUR QUESTIONS.
(common error "VCRunTime" fix in troubleshooting below)
DOWNLOAD FLASH MANAGER HERE
FLASH MANAGER LINK :
VERSION : 1.05
- BASE TUNE - Better response, oriented towards mpg, better power
MPG ORIENTED + RESPONSE + TCU TUNING AND EROM (AT / MT )
- PERFORMANCE TUNE - Maximum response - maximum power
PERFORMANCE ORIENTED + MAXIMUM RESPONSE + TCU TUNING AND EROM (AT ONLY)
- GEARLOCK TUNE - Performance tune + gear locking in S+ECT
PERFORMANCE TUNE + GEARLOCKING (SEE OUR GEARLOCK WALK THROUGH VIDEO) (AT ONLY)
- FOB - Manual Transmission Performance tune
This TSB is free from the dealership. The update takes about 20 minutes at the dealership.
WHAT IS TUNE VERSION 1.05.1?
This tune is a tune designed for trucks that experience a low rpm stutter from the torque converter. (automatic only)
SHOULD I UPDATE TO 1.05.1?
This update is only necessary if your truck experiencing characteristic "stumbling" or stuttering, "Bumpy road feeling" during low RPM (1200-2000 RPM) at low throttle and low to moderate speed (15mph - 50 mph)
ARE THERE OTHER UPDATE IN 1.05.1 THAT REQUIRE ME UPDATING THE ECU?
Unless your truck experiences this very specific issue, updating is not required.
ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL THINGS THAT ARE NECESSARY TO DO WHEN PERFORMING THIS UPDATE?
Yes. After flashing the update, you will need to reset the AT and LV values in the ECU.
Perform it this way:
1. Flash the truck. After completion, start the truck.
Run flash Manager P5Flash Utility
Select "Reset LV" after completion select "Reset AT"
After completion you are finished.
CAN I USE FLASH MANAGER WITHOUT HAVING A FLASH KIT?
No, use of our Flash Manager requires our Flash kit and Orange-V3 OBDII cable
CAN I REGISTER MY FLASH MANAGER SOFTWARE BEFORE RECEIVING MY KIT?
Yes you can. you can begin the registration process immediately after ordering. Just follow our video walk through.
CAN I SHARE MY FLASH MANAGER SOFTWARE?
Flash Manager software is registered to you, by name. It cannot be shared.
CAN I REGISTER FLASH MANAGER ON MORE THAN ONE DEVICE?
you can register to (3) of your devices, and (1) vehicle.
DOES FLASH MANAGER WORK ON MAC/APPLE?
Flash Manager and all components work only on Windows. (windows xp or higher)
HOW DO I UPDATE FLASH MANAGER?
Simply go to Help > Update. it will automatically check and update to the latest release.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM ON THE LATEST RELEASE?
Our in software updater (help > Update) will update you seamlessly, no need to even check our site.
WHAT IF I CANNOT FIND MY ECU ID?
ECU IDs, in some cases are labeled by CAL year, NOT vehicle year. So, we always recommend check 1 year newer than your vehicle first. (for example if 2016, check 2017 option as well).
WHAT IF MY ECU ID IS UNAVAILABLE?
If your ECU ID is unavailable, it needs to be added to our repository database. you will need to dump the ECU data with our flash software. Click "Read" while connected to the vehicle (this can take up to 20 minutes), then send the file to Support@ovtune.zendesk.com titled : NEW ECU - (year, make, model)
WHAT IF I HAVE AN OLDER VERSION OF FLASH MANAGER?
You can delete any previous versions, beta, test, etc versions and install only this, our final release version.
I HAVE FLASH MANAGER DOWNLOADED, INSTALLED ALL SOFTWARE BUT THE FLASH UTILITY WILL NOT SHOW?
Normally this happens from Anti-viruses and windows defender blocking and deleting our software. You must either set an exception or disable your anti virus. (our software is virus free).
I GET A VC RUNTIME ERROR WHEN TRYING TO INSTALL FLASH MANAGER?
You need this windows C update
MY SYSTEM ID HAS CHANGED OR MY FLASH MANAGER - FLASHING SOFTWARE BUTTONS ARE GREYED OUT?
First, run flash manager as "Run as administrator" (right click icon, select Run as Admin). If that does not work, please contact us.
I HAVE A DONGLE (OLDER VERSION KIT, DISCONTINUED)
DO I USE THIS FLASH MANAGER?