How to work Chrysler wiTech Micropod 2 with DRB III Emulation?

MicroPOD II function:

  1. It can be used as diagnostic and programming tool by the dealerships. It replaces your StarMobile, StarScan, and wi-TECH POD, and enables your technicians to increase their productivity and provide world-class diagnostic services to your customers.
  2. A separate Tech Authority  Subscription is required to access to Module Re-Flash Programming, TSBs, wiring diagrams, and repair information.

 

Intention:

Trying to find one micropod II that would work properly with DRB Emulation. Especially with Chrysler Crossfire.

 

Credit to Radius from Mhhauto. You are at your risk.

 

Test procedure:

Test 3 different micropod interfaces. 2 devices did not work with DRB III emulation at all, no matter which vehicle. The 3rd device worked and it worked on Chrysler Crossfire – access to ALL modules.

 

I think the 2 devices which did not work are missing hardware for K-Line or some such.

 

The device verified working is an OFFLINE ONLY version of witech micropod 2, but I only use it for diagnostics, not for programming as I do not have a TechAuthority account. So if you need one for online use this is not the unit to buy.

 

How to get witech to work with Enhanced DRB III Emulator?

1: Make a backup copy of the partition from the hard drive included with the micropod!

2: Install HDD in laptop

3: Set date to 01/01/17 BEFORE booting from laptop

4: Boot to HDD

5: Allow windows to install drivers, etc, as needed for your laptop and reboot as needed.

6: Once all of that is done, do NOT run WiTech yet!

7: Turn OFF internet!

8: Navigate to C:\ProgramData\wiTECH\jserver\data\core\stubs

9: Install DRB Emulator stub

10: Install DRB Enhanced emulator stub

11: Install K-Line stub

12: Reboot computer

13: ALLOW internet access

14: Run Flexnet software updater. Do NOT update WiTech!!!

15: Flexnet will find updates for enhanced DRB and K-Line

16: Install K-Line update first

17: Install Enhanced update next.

18: Once updates and downloaded and installed, turn OFF internet and NEVER turn on again!

19: Reboot computer

20: Attach Micropod to car. When green LED turns on, turn on car ignition

21: Attach USB cable to PC and witech Micropod 2

22: When Windows is done installing drivers, etc, you should show a network connection in the tool tray with no internet access

23: Run Wi-Tech

24: Press “Launch DRB III” button in lower right hand corner

25: Accept EULA

26: DRB Emulator will launch.

27: Enjoy.

 

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