Reset CPU on 2000 Silverado


silverado122775
03-21-2006, 04:38 PM
I am looking at reseting my CPU. Does anyone know how to do that or know any draw backs from doing it? I have a 2000 Z71 Silverado. Thanks for any input.

jethro_3
03-21-2006, 05:57 PM
Why do you want to reset the PCM? What problems are you having? What do you expect to gain from the reset?

Mork
03-22-2006, 08:54 AM
I assume he means to clear any OBD (Service Engine) codes. This will have to be done with a scan tool.

silverado122775
03-22-2006, 09:19 AM
I am refering to reflashing the CPU. The CPU's now days learn to adjust to your driving style. I want to reflash it back to standard driving style so that I can gain my MPG back again. I have several long trips ahead of me and need every edge.

Thanks

tykrz
03-22-2006, 11:15 AM
You'll have to take it to a GM dealer who has the equipment. You'll also get all the updates when they do that.

jethro_3
03-22-2006, 11:21 AM
If you are talking about what the PCM has "Learned" you just need to unplug the battery for 20 minutes. The "Learning Process" will take about 200-500 miles to "Relearn" the trim levels and other items.

If you talking about the program that hard program never changes.

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