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Downloaded this for throttle body relearn and I eventually got it to work. Here's what I went through to get it working: 1.) The relearn function requires an ELM adapter that can support it. The problem is most of the adapters out there are using fake chips that report they're using a specific supported firmware version but only have partial command support for that version. I'm guessing this because fake chips with less memory are way cheaper. That's why fake chips are such a problem. Some of them have full version flashes, some don't. I have about eight generic adapters and only two work. You can't go by the look of the adapter case like NDS shows on their support page either because the manufacturers are all using the same cases and label designs with different chips and firmware flashes. If you don't want to shotgun purchase a bunch of adapters just buy a quality adapter and pay more up front. Those of you giving this app 1 star because you bought a knockoff adapter that lied about its chip/capabilities aren't helping anyone. 2.) If you're getting stuck at the INI message: turn off the car, unplug the adapter, force-close the app, plug the adapter back in, turn on the car and then reconnect with the app. If it still doesn't work your adapter is probably fake or unsupported. This is how you know the adapter is lying. 3.) You will be able to start but successfully complete a throttle body relearn if the car is not within its relearn parameters. AC & accessories off, engine warm, etc. If you have an ongoing misfire, dirty or damaged MAF/throttle body, vacuum leaks or some other engine malfunction the relearn is never going to complete properly. You may not even know you have any of those until you try to do the relearn. If the counter just keeps counting you're probably in this situation. Mine would adjust the throttle in a loop, the engine would stutter in the cycles, and the counter kept on counting until it finally just stopped at 1000 with the idle not fixed. Once I got my problems fixed and everything figured out the relearn finished before the counter hit 100. Dev: I still have absolutely no idea what the difference between this and the paid version is. Your web page and both paid/free app pages lack helpful information about what each actually supports. It feels like you put some great work into the app and then just clocked out when it came to telling people why they should buy it over the free version.
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This app works well on my M35 Stagea. It would be great if there were some more parameters available like realtime fuel consumption or air/fuel ratio but I don't know if that's technically possible. I really do appreciate the time and effort gone into providing this app for free. Thank you!
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