Published on 2013-09-08
Updating your SCT tuner ensures you have all the latest firmware, newest features and tune revisions. It is important to make sure your tuner is up date. The latest updates added the ability for more custom tunes to be held in your SCT device. This great new feature would be missed if you don't periodically check for updates.
Follow along in this video as we show you just how easy it is to update your SCT device. We also walk you through the procedure on how to download the SCT updater software.
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Jmac: Before programming your vehicle with a new SCT device, go ahead and update it, and if you already own an SCT device, return it to stock before updating.
To update your SCT device, first go to sctflash.com, click on Product Updates from the home screen. Select your device from the list. Enter the device serial number.
Scroll down until you see Device Update Software, and click Download Now. Click Run in the pop-up window. Click Yes in the next pop-up window.
Click Next. In the Installation Wizard pop up. Then click Install. Click Finish.
With the updater software installed, plug the supplied USB cable into the device and then into your computer.
Open the SCT Updater. Click Yes on the pop up if it appears. Click Automatically Check for Updates.
If the device needs to be updated, click Update Device. Allow all updates to download, and then click Exit.
So you just picked up a new SCT Tuner device. I’m sure you can’t wait to plug it into your OBDII port and unlock some extra horsepower in your Ford Mustang or SVT Lightning. Before you do this, I would highly suggest you follow along in this video and update your device before using it for the first time. This will ensure you have all the latest SCT software and firmware updates. This also ensures you get the most out of your hand held tuning device!
Now those of you who already have a SCT tuner, you can also take advantage of their firmware updates as well. Latest updates have unlocked the ability to hold more custom tunes and added updated preloaded tuning capabilities for your SN95 and S197 Mustang. We cover updating your current tuner in this tech video as well. Whether you already own one or just picked one up, the process of updating your SVT Lightning or Mustang tuner is the same procedure minus returning your vehicle to stock.
With your device updated, you can now go tune your vehicle or upload your custom tune from LatemodelRestoration.com! Not sure how to upload a custom tune to your Mustang or Lightning SCT tuner? Check out the link below to see our how to video.