How do I Install SCT my Device?

    June 24th, 2021

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    Please select which device you have below
    • X4
    • BDX
    • Livewire TS+
    • GTX
    • Add Button



    How do I program a  BDX Tuner on my vehicle?




    With the unit plugged into your vehicles OBDII port under the dash and screen powered up do the following:

    1. Press the "Program Vehicle" icon
    2. Press "Continue" on the screen
    3. Follow the on-screen instructions for turning the key on or off
    4. Once it reads the vehicle info, it will list available tunes for your vehicle.  Select preloaded tunes for the included tunes, and select Custom Tunes if you have one of those loaded.
    5. once you select that it will give you several user-adjustable options for your input.
    6. Once your tuning preferences are all selected select "Approve"
    7. Follow all instructions on the screen.  The screen will tell you when it is complete.
    8. Follow the on-screen instructions to turn off the key.

    Your vehicle is now tuned!


    There are 2 methods of updating your WiFi-enabled device as described below.


    Method 1- Update directly from your device over WiFi

    1. Power up your device either through your OBDII port on your vehicle. (Connect the Head Unit to the VIM and the VIM to the OBDII Port)
    2. From the main menu select "Updates" (If you have not set up WiFi on your device yet then it will ask you to set up your WiFi connection.)
    3. If there are updates available then press continue
    4. You are all done!


    Method 2- Using a PCM computer 

    1. Make sure you have the Updater Software installed on your Windows PC. If you do not have it please click here 
    2. After downloading and installing our Updater Software open the program. There should be an icon on your desktop.
    3. Once Updater is open on your desktop. Plug in your VIM. (Do not plug in the head unit) VIM pictured below for reference
    4. With the device plugged in select Automatically Check for Updates from the Basic Operations menu.
    5. Your device should start to Update. Notice the bottom bar it will let you know what part of the update it’s on.  This can take some time so be patient.  Your internet connection and computers speed can impact updating times.  The average time is 5-10 minutes. 
    6. You know you are done when Device Updater displays "Device is up to date!"




    How can I install an SCT Tuner with a push button start?


    On Ford push-button start vehicles:

    1. When the instructions call to turn the key on, or to the on position; do the following:

    Without pressing the brake pedal, press the start button once.

        2.  When the instructions call to turn the key off; do the following:

    Press the start button once.

    On Dodge/Jeep/Chrysler, and Nissan vehicles:

    1. When the instructions call to turn the key on, or to the on position; do the following:

    Without pressing the brake pedal, press the start button twice quickly.

        2.  When the instructions call to turn the key off; do the following:

    Press the start button twice quickly.





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