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post #1 of 3 Old 07-12-2016, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
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ECU Flash?

My 2014 hasn't exhibited any of the ECU issues that have been previously discussed but I'm curious if Suzuki performs ECU flashes? When I owned my Ulysses, the Buell/Harley dealer would always install the latest ECU flash for no charge.

I have't seen any mention of this with regard to the Strom. I dropped my bike at the dealer a week and a half ago for the recalls, so now would be a good time for a new flash, if possible.

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post #2 of 3 Old 07-12-2016, 06:12 PM
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Nope. Suzuki replaces the ECM if anything.

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post #3 of 3 Old 07-14-2016, 09:39 PM
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... I'm curious if Suzuki performs ECU flashes?...
It's not the first time that somebody questioned why faulty ECUs don't get reflashed.

Reiner from on2r.eu | ums Motorrad und Motorradreisen asked a 'Suzuki'-Technician this question. The answer was only a few dealer have the expensive hard and software equipment but officially Suzuki doesn't give ECU software/code out of house. Not even to the dealers.

They probably don't want to voluntary share their coding with 'others' by distributing it all over the world.
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