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Thread: $0281 error when clearing DTCs - fixed

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    EFILive Developer Site Admin Blacky's Avatar
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    Default $0281 error when clearing DTCs - fixed

    Finally I tracked this one down.

    The VPW command for clearing DTC's was incorrectly falling through a switch statement and generating a CAN message. That meant FlashScan was trying to send the "Clear DTCs" command as a CAN message instead of a VPW message. Will be fixed in the next update.

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    cool. the dancing pickle seems appropriate

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    Cool... Thanks...

    Falled-thru switch statements... no one has never fallen into it...

    ...the banana is quicker...

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    Great, Ive been stuck with some DTCs I cant clear and keep getting that dang $0281 ERROR!!
    ~Erik~
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