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Old 11-23-2018, 09:43 AM
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I just moves the Integrated Trailer Brake Module (ITBM) and controls from a 2016 Ram 1500 to a 2018 Ram 1500 (same part number for both years). It seems that I should be able to turn the controller on myself without taking the truck to the MOPAR dealer.

Solus displays the ITBM module, but will not connect. I suspect it is either because (a) the truck is a 2018, and even though I manually input the VIN, Solus just doesn't want to talk to it (though it will communicate with other modules...), or (b) I need to turn on another feature elsewhere before it will recognize the ITBM.

Input appreciated. Thanks.
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Not 100% sure but I think you will need a Witech and do a system config on it. Parts may have the VIN's in them from the donor vehicle.
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Not 100% sure but I think you will need a Witech and do a system config on it. Parts may have the VIN's in them from the donor vehicle.
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A WiTech might not be needed, but the alternative looks to be a PITA. What's happening to our right to repair disappearing using the thinly veiled excuse of vehicle security. After warranty is over the customer should have the right to have the dealer remove the Draconian Security measures if they wish to get the cars serviced by the aftermarket


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A WiTech might not be needed, but the alternative looks to be a PITA. What's happening to our right to repair disappearing using the thinly veiled excuse of vehicle security. After warranty is over the customer should have the right to have the dealer remove the Draconian Security measures if they wish to get the cars serviced by the aftermarket


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPNx...ature=youtu.be

That is incorrect, that adapter is used when the vehicle uses the newer secure gateway which a 2018 has but it (the Autel) cannot configure the systems.

Also if you think your right to repair is disappearing this is not a forum that can make a difference. Go to WWW.NASTF.org, become a member and get involed

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That is incorrect, that adapter is used when the vehicle uses the newer secure gateway which a 2018 has but it (the Autel) cannot configure the systems.

Also if you think your right to repair is disappearing this is not a forum that can make a difference. Go to WWW.NASTF.org, become a member and get involed
You can also keep up with R2R AT IATN.There was also a post not long ago about a bypass plug and still using the obd2 port.
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