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EMCS OWNERS MANUAL

A detailed guide to program switching

1 Introduction

• Performance Without Compromise................................................. 1.1
• Identifying Your Stalk Type............................................................ 1.2

2 EMCS Programs & Features




Security Code ............................................................................ 2.1
Program Switching...................................................................... 2.2
Fault Code Erase (FCE) & Throttle Body Alignment (TBA) .................... 2.3
Security Lockout.......................................................................... 2.4
Anti Theft .................................................................................. 2.5

3 Type A



Enabling EMCS Mode................................................................. 3.1
Security Code Entry .................................................................... 3.2
Program Switching ..................................................................... 3.3
Accessing Features ..................................................................... 3.4

4 Type B



Enabling EMCS Mode................................................................. 4.1
Security Code Entry .................................................................... 4.2
Program Switching ..................................................................... 4.3
Accessing Features ..................................................................... 4.4

5 Type C



Enabling EMCS Mode................................................................. 5.1
Security Code Entry .................................................................... 5.2
Program Switching ..................................................................... 5.3
Accessing Features ..................................................................... 5.4

6 Type D



Enabling EMCS Mode................................................................. 6.1
Security Code Entry .................................................................... 6.2
Program Switching ..................................................................... 6.3
Accessing Features ..................................................................... 6.4

7 Type E



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Enabling EMCS Mode................................................................. 7.1
Security Code Entry .................................................................... 7.2
Program Switching ..................................................................... 7.3
Accessing Features ..................................................................... 7.4

ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR ADVANCED CONFIGURATIONS

APR’s ECU Upgrade is developed to work within the OEM and Tier 1 Supplier specifications for engine component stress tolerances and performance specifications. APR’s ECU upgrades are available in octane specific versions to allow you to take full advantage of the fuel quality available in your area. This technology was developed exclusively by APR. LLC and demonstrates APR’s continued commitment to lead the industry with the most technologically advanced products available.1 Performance Without Compromise Welcome to the APR family. Audi and Porsche vehicles ensuring the enthusiast the ultimate driving experience while consistently providing the enthusiast the ultimate in customer care and support. — The APR Team . Our sole mission is to engineer only the highest quality tuning solutions for Volkswagen. APR’s patented EMCS functionality puts the control of the engine’s operation at your finger tips and allows for additional features and options to be installed to your OEM ECU.1. EMCS is an industry leading technology that brings many new features to the automotive enthusiast. Thank you for choosing APR and enjoy your enhanced driving experience. EMCS is APR’s revolutionary patented Enhanced Modular Chipping System. Please take a moment to review the following pages and learn about the product this company was founded on.

. SET - RES ON OFF Cruise control stalk integrated into turn signal stalk. + S E SPEED T – Type A OFF CANCEL ON RESUME Cruise control stalk separate from turn signal stalk. SET/- RES + ON Type C OFF Cruise control stalk integrated into turn signal stalk.1.2 Identifying Your Stalk Type All EMCS control is facilitated through the cruise control stalk. The visual guide below will help you identify which stalk you have for quick reference and instruction. Type B RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF Cruise control stalk integrated into turn signal stalk. SET RES ON – Type D + OFF Type E Cruise control stalk integrated into turn signal stalk.

pause) Program 4 . . holding and releasing the designated stalk-specific button during one of the following sequences. blink blink blink. pause. pause.4 CEL Blinks per Second (blink blink blink blink. pause. This option becomes available when purchased. 2. accessing each program is coordinated by pressing. pause.2 EMCS Programs & Features 2. pause. blink blink blink blink. lock out your ECU after selecting the desired program. pause) Program 3 . pause. pause. blink blink blink blink. pause. Enter the security code to gain access to program switching if security lockout is enabled.4 Locking Out Your ECU: Purchasing this feature will allow you to temporarily disable and prevent unauthorized program switching. pause. blink blink blink blink. blink. or to disable the anti-theft feature. Note: CEL = Check Engine Light Program 1 . pause) 2. By purchasing this option you have the ability to erase most fault codes that may cause a check engine light (CEL) in your car.5 Anti-Theft*: Anti-Theft is a valuable tool when faced with areas where your automobile may be at risk of theft. blink. professional diagnosis is recommended before clearing it.3 Fault Code Erase (FCE) and Throttle Body Alignment (TBA): Until now the ability to erase fault codes has been something reserved only for those with the proper tools. blink.2 CEL Blinks per Second (blink blink. Be advised. 2. if you do not know what is causing the CEL. blink blink. this feature is accessible by entering the following button combination: SET – SET – RESUME – RESUME – SET – SET – RESUME – RESUME *This feature is accessible while the vehicle is running. blink blink. To avoid accidental activation.1 CEL Blink per Second (blink. pause. blink blink blink. blink blink blink.1 Unique Security Code: The unique security code is the key to locking and unlocking your software.3 CEL Blinks per Second (blink blink blink. pause.2 Program Switching: When multiple programs have been purchased. pause. pause) Program 2 . Enabling this purchasable option deactivates ignition or throttle response until you enter your unique access code. When security is unlocked. blink blink. 2.

switching programs or accessing features.3 Type A 3.2 Security Code Entry: S + E T SPEED – + OFF CANC EL ON RESU ME D S PEE – E S T 1 Raise the cruise control stalk (SPEED +) X number of times to ENTER the digit. KEY OFF CRUISE OFF + S E SPEED T – OFF CANCEL ON RESUME PUSH 2 1 + S E SPEED T – PULL OFF CANCEL ON RESUME 3 4 KEY ON (Engine OFF) CRUISE ON 3.1 Enabling EMCS Mode: These four steps must be performed once before successfully entering a security code. . OFF EL C CAN ON UME RES 2 Lower the cruise control stalk (SPEED –) ONCE to REGISTER the digit. Example entry on the following page.

2. SPEED – After this sequence is properly executed the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT and the EPC LIGHT will flash alternately. Release the set button for the desired program during the designated flash pattern. Note: This process is also used to deactivate Anti Theft and unlock Trial Software. 3): 2: SPEED+. SPEED –. 3: SPEED+. 3: SPEED+. 3. SPEED+.Example Security Code Entry (code 2. SPEED+. 2: SPEED+.2 FOR FLASH PATTERNS). 3. SPEED+. SPEED –. SPEED+. SPEED –. SPEED+. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 2. + S E SPEED T – OFF CANCEL ON RESUME . SPEED+.3 Program Switching: Hold the set button.

blink blink blink. blink blink.4a FOR FLASH PATTERNS).4 Accessing Features: When multiple features have been purchased.1 Blink per Second (blink. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE FIGURE 3. pause. blink. blink. blink blink blink. Release the stalk for the desired feature during the designated flash pattern. accessing each feature is very simple. blink blink. blink. Pull the cruise control stalk. pause. pause. pause. pause. blink blink blink. pause.Type A 3. pause. + S E SPEED T – OFF CANCEL ON RESUME PULL 3. blink blink.4a Fault Code Erase . pause) .2 Blinks per Second (blink blink. pause. pause) Throttle Body Alignment .3 Blinks per Second (blink blink blink. pause. pause) Security Lockout .

switching programs or accessing features. .4 Type B 4. Move cruise control rocker to CANCEL and back to ON to REGISTER the digit.2 Security Code Entry: RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF RES/+ SET/- ON CANCEL OFF SET/- 1 2 Press the SET button X number of times to ENTER the digit. KEY OFF CRUISE OFF RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF SET/- 1 2 RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF SET/- 3 4 KEY ON (Engine OFF) CRUISE ON 4. Example entry on the following page.1 Enabling EMCS Mode: These four steps must be performed once before successfully entering a security code.

2: SET. 3): 2: SET. CANCEL > ON. SET. 4. Release the set button for the desired program during the designated flash pattern. Note: This process is also used to deactivate Anti Theft and unlock Trial Software.2 FOR FLASH PATTERNS).3 Program Switching: Hold the set button. CANCEL > ON. 3. RES/+ SET/- ON CANCEL OFF . SET.Example Security Code Entry (code 2. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 2. SET. SET. CANCEL > ON After this sequence is properly executed the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT and the EPC LIGHT will flash alternately. CANCEL > ON. 2. SET. 3: SET. SET. 3: SET.

blink blink. accessing each feature is very simple. pause. pause) NOTE: Some ECU’s require the user to rock completely to the OFF position. then re-enter your code substituting the OFF position for the cancel position. Release the button for the desired feature during the designated flash pattern. blink. pause. Key off. pause. pause. .4 Accessing Features: When multiple features have been purchased.4a Fault Code Erase . blink blink blink.1 Blink per Second (blink. pause) Security Lockout . blink blink blink. blink. pause. pause. Key on. pause) Throttle Body Alignment . pause.4a FOR FLASH PATTERNS). pause. Press and hold the RESUME button. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 4.2 Blinks per Second (blink blink.Type B 4. RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF SET/- 4. pause. blink blink. blink.3 Blinks per Second (blink blink blink. blink blink. Cruise off. blink blink blink. Cruise on. If code entry does not seem to work.

switching programs or accessing features. 2 Move cruise control rocker to OFF and back to ON to REGISTER the digit. Example entry on the following page.1 Enabling EMCS Mode: These four steps must be performed once before successfully entering a security code.5 Type C 5. KEY OFF CRUISE OFF RES + ON OFF SET - 1 2 RES + ON OFF SET - 3 4 KEY ON (Engine OFF) CRUISE ON 5. .2 Security Code Entry: RES + ON OFF RES + SET - ON OFF SET - 1 Press the SET button X number of times to ENTER the digit.

turn the KEY OFF FOR 10 SECONDS. 5. SET. Turn the KEY OFF AGAIN and then ON and GO! . This process is also used to deactivate Anti Theft and unlock Trial Software. 3: SET. OFF > ON After this sequence is properly executed the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT and the EPC LIGHT will flash alternately. SET. OFF > ON. OFF > ON. 3): 2: SET. Turn the KEY ON and wait for the EPC and CEL to stop flashing (if it does not flash. SET.Example Security Code Entry (code 2. 3: SET. SET. Release the set button for the desired program during the designated flash pattern. 2: SET. you’ve selected the same program you were previously in).2 FOR FLASH PATTERNS). OFF > ON. SET. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 2.3 Program Switching: Hold the set button. RES + ON OFF SET - After releasing during the desired blink pattern. SET. 2. 3.

pause.1 Blink per Second (blink. blink.Type C 5. Release the button for the desired feature during the designated flash pattern. blink. RES + SET - 5. blink. pause. pause. accessing each feature is very simple. pause) Throttle Body Alignment . pause. pause. blink blink blink. blink blink. pause) . blink blink blink. pause.4 Accessing Features: When multiple features have been purchased.4a Fault Code Erase . blink blink. pause) Security Lockout . blink blink blink. blink blink. Press and hold the RESUME button. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 5. pause.4a FOR FLASH PATTERNS).3 Blinks per Second (blink blink blink.2 Blinks per Second (blink blink. pause. pause.

2 Security Code Entry: RES ON OFF RES SET ON OFF SET 1 Press the SET button X number of times to ENTER the digit. 2 Move cruise control switch to OFF and back to ON to REGISTER the digit. . Example entry on the following page.6 Type D 6. switching programs or accessing features.1 Enabling EMCS Mode: These four steps must be performed once before successfully entering a security code. KEY OFF CRUISE OFF RES ON OFF SET 1 2 ON RES OFF SET 3 4 KEY ON (Engine OFF) CRUISE ON 6.

This process is also used to deactivate Anti Theft and unlock Trial Software. SET. 3: SET. SET. 2: SET. SET. OFF > ON After this sequence is properly executed the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT and the EPC LIGHT will flash alternately. turn the KEY OFF FOR 10 SECONDS.3 Program Switching: Hold the set button. 3. 3): 2: SET. SET. SET. OFF > ON. RES ON OFF SET After releasing during the desired blink pattern.2 FOR FLASH PATTERNS). Turn the KEY ON and wait for the EPC and CEL to stop flashing (if it does not flash. OFF > ON.Example Security Code Entry (code 2. Release the set button for the desired program during the designated flash pattern. OFF > ON. 3: SET. Turn the KEY OFF AGAIN and then ON and GO! . 2. SET. you’ve selected the same program you were previously in). 6. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 2.

blink.3 Blinks per Second (blink blink blink.2 Blinks per Second (blink blink. blink blink. accessing each feature is very simple.4a FOR FLASH PATTERNS). pause. blink blink blink. blink blink. pause. RES ON OFF SET 6. pause. pause. blink blink blink. pause. pause) . Press and hold the RESUME button. blink blink blink. The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 6. pause. pause) Throttle Body Alignment .4 Accessing Features: When multiple features have been purchased.1 Blink per Second (blink. pause. Release the button for the desired feature during the designated flash pattern. pause) Security Lockout . blink. blink. pause.Type D 6.4a Fault Code Erase . blink blink. pause.

Example entry on the following page. KEY OFF CRUISE OFF RES ON – OFF + 1 2 RES ON – OFF + 3 4 KEY ON (Engine OFF) CRUISE ON 7. switching programs or accessing features. 2 Move cruise control switch to OFF and back to ON to REGISTER the digit.7 Type E 7. .1 Enabling EMCS Mode: These four steps must be performed once before successfully entering a security code.2 Security Code Entry: RES ON – OFF RES ON – + OFF + 1 Press the SET button X number of times to ENTER the digit.

The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 2. OFF > ON After this sequence is properly executed the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT and the EPC LIGHT will flash alternately. SET. you’ve selected the same program you were previously in).2 FOR FLASH PATTERNS). SET. Release the set button for the desired program during the designated flash pattern. SET. turn the KEY OFF FOR 10 SECONDS. Turn the KEY ON and wait for the EPC and CEL to stop flashing (if it does not flash. 2. 2: SET. 3: SET.3 Program Switching: Hold the set button. This process is also used to deactivate Anti Theft and unlock Trial Software. SET. 7.Example Security Code Entry (code 2. 3: SET. SET. 3): 2: SET. Turn the KEY OFF AGAIN and then ON and GO! . RES ON – OFF + After releasing during the desired blink pattern. 3. SET. OFF > ON. OFF > ON. OFF > ON.

The check engine light will begin the flashing sequence (SEE 7. RES ON – OFF + 7. blink. pause. blink blink. blink blink blink. blink blink.1 Blink per Second (blink. pause. pause. pause) . pause.4a Fault Code Erase . Release the button for the desired feature during the designated flash pattern.3 Blinks per Second (blink blink blink. blink.2 Blinks per Second (blink blink. pause. pause) Security Lockout . pause. pause.Type E 7. accessing each feature is very simple. blink blink blink. blink blink blink. pause. blink.4a FOR FLASH PATTERNS). Pull and hold the RESUME button. pause.4 Accessing Features: When multiple features have been purchased. blink blink. pause) Throttle Body Alignment .

press the ENGINE START button one time to illuminate the dashboard. Please contact APR Tech Support to acquire digital instructions. Follow the appropriate cruise control instructions found in previous sections of this manual. Although there is no separate stalk. For this configuration please follow the instructions for Stalk Type C. Follow the appropriate cruise control instructions found in previous sections of this manual. to enable EMCS. As stated before.com or call toll-free (800) 680-7921.8 ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR ADVANCED CONFIGURATIONS: As new vehicles are developed and released. the engine must be OFF. Steering Wheel Cruise Functions: Some vehicles have cruise control functions built into the steering wheel that do not resemble Cruise Control Stalk Types A-E. or contact APR Tech Support for further assistance. With your foot OFF the brake/clutch. Please reference the following instructions for your unpublished setup. but the key must be ON. begin by placing the key into its designated slot on the dash. but the key must be ON in order to enable EMCS. Email apr@goapr. Email apr@goapr. On all VW/Audi models the engine must be OFF.com or call toll-free (800) 680-7921. Press the key one time to illuminate the dashboard. Keyless Ignition: Some vehicles do not require a key to be inserted anywhere to start the engine. Porsche EMCS: The Porsche EMCS is different than any listed in this manual. Dash Inserted Keys: Some cars have keys that must be inserted into the dash of the car. These updates may deal not only with cruise control stalks. With your foot OFF the brake/clutch. there is the potential for this guide to miss updated OEM configurations. . but also ignition/key options. the functions are performed the same.

STALK TYPE: (check one) S E T + SPEED – OFF CANCEL ON RESUME Type A RES/+ ON CANCEL OFF RES + ON OFF SET - SET/- Type B Type C RES ON OFF SET Type D RES – ON Type E APR LLC.502.7921 334. Opelika. 4800 US HWY 280 WEST. AL 36801 800.5181 www.goapr.EMCS OWNER INFORMATION Stalks.com OFF + . Programs & Options CUSTOMER INFORMATION Customer Name: Serial Number: Date Installed: ECU Part # (“Box Code”): Factory Revision: APR File Name: PROGRAMS (Programs designed ONLY for use with unleaded gasoline with a minimum octane rating as specified) SLOT 1: SLOT 2: SLOT 3: SLOT 4: FAULT CODE ERASE / THROTTLE BODY ALIGNMENT SECURITY CODE: ANTI THEFT* TRIAL SOFTWARE * Security Lockout is required to operate this feature.680.