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FLASH EDITOR

HKS' ECU ReFlash tool is available for tuning beginners and professionals.

Flash Editor is a setting tool for ECU reflash via OBD II connection.

Application Chart

Summary

  • ECU reflashing via the on board diagnostics port (OBD II) is made possible.
  • Stock data can be read and written.
  • Can save stock ECU data and 3 other custom data files.
  • HKS produced data (Phase 1, Phase 2) is preinstalled.
  • Data can be edited by F-CON dealer with Power Writer.
  • 1 Flash Editor is used per vehicle tuned.

* Data are prepared based on the JDM vehicle.

Data for Standard Unit and Power Writer Shops

Data Available Standard Unit
(Formatting tool)
PowerWriter Shops
NA S/C NA S/C
NORMAL × ×
PHASE1 × ×
PHASE2 × ×
HKS S/C DATA1 × ×
HKS S/C DATA2 × ×
Power Writer × ×
Data Available Standard Unit PowerWriter Shops
NORMAL
PHASE1
PHASE2
Power Writer ×

* Some vehicles can only be installed HKS S/C DATA1

Main Functions

  • ECU Read
    Read ECU data and store via OBD II connection.
  • Create and Save Custom Data
    Create and save custom data based on saved stock ECU data.
  • Write to ECU
    Write to ECU. write stock or custom data to ECU.
  • Vehicle Information Display
    Display vehicle information via OBD II connection.
  • USB Connection
    USB connection for connection with Power Writer. (Only available for PowerWriter shops)
  • Data Protection
    Each Flash Editor is restricted to 1 vehicle and data are protected.

Main Features

Connection to a PC is not required for ECU Reflash

  • Vehicle data is preset; FLASH EDITOR can practice ECU reflash by itself.
  • Custom data can be reverted to the stock data.
  • 2 different preset custom data are available.
  • Data are protected to prevent data from being leaked by other tools.

High performance scalability /PowerWriter for FLASH EDITOR

  • Vehicle specific custom data can be created.
  • HKS' authorized PowerWriter shops have the special software.
  • A special software is available for HKS PowerWriter shops.
  • PowerWriter shops can provide precise settings to meet user's needs.

Compatible with F-CON iS / F-CON V Pro

  • Select F-CON iS or V Pro suitable for the level of tuning.
  • Flash Editor prevents the CEL from coming on while using the F-CON V Pro.
  • Real-time map data edit is available by use with the F-CON.

Pre Data for the vehicles

HKS Vehicle Specific Custom Data Concept for SUBARU & MITSUBISHI

  • Phase1: Speed limit cancellation + Drivability Improvement.
  • Phase2: Boost pressure increase (Optimized maps.) There are some HKS parts required to install.

* If the parts specification is different from the HKS specification, resetting must be done at HKS PowerWriter shops.

HKS Vehicle Specific Custom Data Concept for HONDA

  • Phase1, 2: Speed limit cancellation + Drivability Improvement.
  • Phase2: Boost pressure increase (Optimized maps.) There are some HKS parts required to install.

* If the parts specification is different from the HKS specification, resetting must be done at HKS PowerWriter shops.

HONDA (For Japan only)

  • S2000 (AP2)
    S2000 (AP2)
  • CR-Z (ZF1)
    CR-Z (ZF1)

Note

【Before Use】

  • Only ECU IDs saved on the FLASH EDITOR unit is writable. (To write other ECU IDs, FLASH EDITOR software or Power Writer software must be upgraded.)
     * Data are prepared based on the JDM vehicle.

[Applicable ECU ID Codes] (2012.9.21)

  • VAC cannot be used with Flash Editor.
  • Flash Editor functions based on the stock ECU data; data customized by other ReFlash tool are not applicable.
  • Make sure the battery voltage is high enough.

【When using】

  • During data transmission, do not disconnect the connector, turn off the ignition power, operate the A/C, hazard light, etc.
  • Battery voltage shortage may cause communication error. When the error is noticed, recharge the battery.

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