Owner`sManual
Owner’sManual
with Installation Instructions
Banks AutoMind
Programmer
1999-2012
1999-2012
2001-2012
1999-2012
2003-2009
1998-2010
1998-2010
Ford Diesel
Ford Gas
GM Diesel
GM Gas
Dodge Diesel
Dodge Gas
Jeep Gas
Product applies to most truck and performance
passenger car models
THIS MANUAL IS FOR USE WITH SYSTEMS
66100, 66101, 66102, 66104, 66105, 66108 & 66120
Gale Banks Engineering
546 Duggan Avenue • Azusa, ca 91702
(626) 969-9600 • Fax (626) 334 -1743
Product Information & Sales: (888) 635-4565
Customer Support: (888) 839-5600
Installation Support: (888) 839-2700
bankspower.com
©2012 Gale Banks Engineering
10/17/12 PN 97270 v.3.1
General Installation Practices
Introduction
Dear Customer,
If you have any questions
concerning the use of Banks
AutoMind Programmer, please
call our Technical Service Hotline
at (888) 839-2700 between 7:00
am and 5:00 pm (PT). If you have
any questions relating to shipping
or billing, please contact our
Customer Service Department at
(888) 839-5600.
Thank you.
1. Before starting work, familiarize
yourself with the installation procedure
by reading all of the instructions.
2. Refer to each step and section
diagram in this manual for proper
instruction.
3. Throughout this manual, the
left side of the vehicle refers to the
driver side, and the right side to the
passenger side.
4. Ensure the vehicle battery is in
a fully charged state and all voltage
draining electrical equipment is in the
OFF position during Banks AutoMind
Programmer installation.
5. Save this Owner’s Manual as a
reference for system maintenance and
service.
Banks AutoMind Programmer is
designed to recalibrate the factory
Engine Control Module (ECM) in order
to optimize vehicle performance
based on your specific needs. The
AutoMind Programmer will store your
factory calibration and install the Banks
calibration of your choice, easily and
in minutes. Features include multiple
power levels (diesel), octane specific
calibrations (gas), On-Board Diagnostics
(OBDII) interface for reading and clearing
codes, monitoring for over 20 sensor
values, and acceleration performance
recording (1/4 mile, 0-60 mph, etc.).
Follow the instructions to complete the
Banks AutoMind calibration process and
get ready to enjoy Banks Power!
Table of Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Section 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Legal & Warranty Information
Section 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
End User License Agreement (EULA)
Section 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Preparing Vehicle & Connecting Banks
AutoMind Programmer
Section 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Installing Banks AutoMind Calibration
Program
Section 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Restoring Factory Calibration
Section 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Diagnostics
Section 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Data Logging
Section 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Info & Settings
Section 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
TroubleShooting
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Section 1
Legal & Warranty Information
Banks AutoMind Programmer
Disclaimer of Liability and Limited
Warranty
THIS IS A HIGH PERFORMANCE
PRODUCT. USE AT YOUR OWN
RISK.
Please read these terms and
conditions (the “Agreement”) carefully
prior to installing and/or using any
BANKS Product (the “Product”). By
installing and/or using the Product you
agree to be bound by the following
terms and conditions.
DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY
The PURCHASER is responsible to fully
understand the capability and limitations
of his/her/its vehicle according to
manufacturer specifications and agrees
to hold Gale Banks Engineering, its
owners, officers, directors, employees,
and distributors (hereinafter “BANKS”)
harmless from any and all damage
resulting from the failure to adhere to
such specifications. BANKS expressly
disclaims any liability for personal injury
or damages. PURCHASER acknowledges
and agrees that the disclaimer of any
liability for personal injury is a material
term of this agreement and agrees to
indemnify BANKS and to hold BANKS
harmless from any and all claims
related to the purchase and use of
the Product. Under no circumstance
will BANKS be liable for any damages
or expenses by reason of the use or
sale of any such Product. PURCHASER
is responsible to obey all applicable
federal, state, and local laws, statutes,
and ordinances when operating his/her/
its vehicle, and agrees to hold BANKS
harmless from any violation thereof.
BANKS assumes no liability regarding the
improper installation or misapplication
of its Product. PURCHASER is
solely responsible for any and all
warranty issues from the automotive
manufacturer.
LIMITATION OF WARRANTY
Please see enclosed warranty
information card, or go to www.bankspower.com/warranty,
for warranty information regarding
your product.
BANKS warrants to the original
PURCHASER that any parts purchased
shall be free from defects in material
and workmanship.
A defect is defined as a condition that
would render the Product inoperable.
This warranty does not cover
deterioration of plating, paint, or any
other coating. Due to the subjective
nature of sound BANKS does not
warrant for sound. BANKS liability is
limited to the repair or replacement,
at BANKS’ option, of any warrantable
Product returned prepaid with a
complete service history and proof of
purchase to the factory. A valid proof of
purchase is defined as a legible dated
bill of sale from an authorized dealer.
Repaired or replaced Product will
be returned to the customer freight
collect. If a replacement Product is
not reasonably available BANKS will
have the option to either replace the
Product with a substantially similar
Product or refund a pro-rated amount
of the original purchase price for
that specific Product. Any repaired
or replacement BANKS Product will
conform to the warranty for the
unexpired duration of the warranty
period for the original, nonconforming
Product. Accepted warranty units
which have been replaced become
the sole property of BANKS. All BANKS
Products are subject to the provisions
stated herein regardless of mileage.
Product returned for warranty
determination must be accompanied
by a Return Material Authorization
(RMA) number obtained in advance
from a BANKS customer service
representative. BANKS Is not
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END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (EULA)
responsible for return freight on any
delivery refused for not having an
RMA number. BANKS will be the final
authority on all warranty decisions.
WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC
LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY
ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT
VARY FROM STATE TO STATE
This warranty shall not apply to any
unit which has been improperly
stored or installed; subjected to
misapplication, improper operating
conditions, used in race applications,
used for off-road purposes, involved
in accidents, subjected to neglect; or
which has been improperly repaired
or altered or otherwise mistreated or
improperly maintained by the owner
or his agent. This warranty is VOID for
any new products purchased through
auction websites.
BANKS ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY
LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
LOSS OF USE, REVENUE OR PROFIT,
COST OF CAPITAL, COST OF
SUBSTITUTE EQUIPMENT, REPAIR
LABOR, TOWING EXSPENSE,
RENTAL VEHICLES, HOTEL COSTS
OR ANY OTHER INCONVENIENCE
COSTS. THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU
OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR
GUARANTEES, EITHER EXPRESSED
OR IMPLIED, AND SHALL NOT
EXTEND TO ANY CONSUMER OR
TO ANY PERSON OTHER THAN THE
ORIGINAL PURCHASER RESIDING
WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE
CONTINENTAL U.S. OR CANADA.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OF INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO
THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
Labor costs incurred by the
removal and replacement of a
BANKS Product, while performing
warranty work, will be the
responsibility of the vehicle
owner. In no case does the
obligation of BANKS exceed
the original purchase price of
the Product as indicated on the
original bill of sale. This Warranty
is non-transferable and coverage
applies for the BANKS Product
installed on the original vehicle
for the original purchaser of those
Products.
THE PRECEDING LIMITED
WARRANTIES ARE THE
EXCLUSIVE WARRANTIES GIVEN
BY BANKS FOR THE PRODUCT
AND SUPERSEDE ANY PRIOR,
CONTRARY OR ADDITIONAL
REPRESENTATIONS, WHETHER
WRITTEN OR ORAL. BANKS
DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTY, INCLUDING
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS
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This Agreement will be governed
by and construed under the laws
of the State of California, without
regard to conflict of laws principals.
This warranty replaces all previous
warranties.
*Ltd. warranty does not cover service
conditions (i.e. soot buildup in shaft
bushings due to out-of-tune engine, or
excess heat-damage due to overly-rich
fueling conditions)
-END, SECTION 1-
IMPORTANT-READ CAREFULLY: This
End-User License Agreement (“EULA”)
is a legal agreement between you
(either an individual or a single entity)
later referred to as “LICENSEE” and
Gale Banks Engineering (hereinafter
referred to as “Company” for the
software product related to Banks
iQ and Banks Automind Programmer
later referred to as “SOFTWARE”. By
installing, copying, or otherwise using
the SOFTWARE, you agree to be bound
by the terms of this EULA. If you do not
agree to the terms of this EULA, do not
purchase, install or use the SOFTWARE.
Company or its suppliers may
have patents, patent applications,
trademarks, copyrights, or other
intellectual property rights covering
subject matter in this document. The
furnishing of this document does not
give you any license to these patents,
trademarks, copyrights, or other
intellectual property.
SOFTWARE LICENSE
Copyright laws and international
copyright treaties, as well as other
intellectual property laws and treaties
protect the SOFTWARE. The SOFTWARE
is licensed, not sold.
1. GRANT OF LICENSE.
This EULA grants LICENSEE the
following rights:
- LICENSEE may use this SOFTWARE.
“Use” of the SOFTWARE means
that LICENSEE has loaded, installed,
updated and/ or run the SOFTWARE
on to a Banks iQ, and Banks Automind
Programmer, (latter referred to
generally as “devices” or “device”).
- LICENSEE may not simultaneously
use the SOFTWARE on more than one
device unless they have purchased
multiply devices for multiple vehicles.
- LICENSEE may use this SOFTWARE
in compliance with all applicable laws
and not for any unlawful purpose.
- LICENSEE may make a copy of
the licensed SOFTWARE for backup
purposes.
2. DESCRIPTION OF OTHER RIGHTS
AND LIMITATIONS.
- LICENSEE may not reverse engineer,
recompile, disassemble, modify,
translate the SOFTWARE and/or make
any attempt to discover the source
code of the SOFTWARE.
- LICENSEE may not transfer, sell,
re-sell, offer for sale or distribute
the SOFTWARE. - The sale of and
or distribution of copies of this
SOFTWARE are strictly forbidden. It is
a violation of this EULA to sell, loan,
rent, lease, borrow, or transfer the use
of copies of the SOFTWARE unless
it is permitted by the terms and/or
conditions of a separate agreement
signed by Company.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY.
THIS SOFTWARE AND THE
ACCOMPANYING FILES AND/
OR UPDATES ARE DISTRIBUTED
and SOLD “AS IS” AND WITHOUT
WARRANTIES AS TO PERFORMANCE
OR MERCHANTABILITY OR ANY OTHER
WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESSED
OR IMPLIED. LICENSEE USES THE
SOFTWARE AT HIS/HER/ITS OWN RISK.
NO LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES. To the maximum extent
permitted by applicable law, in no
event shall Company or its employees,
contractors, agents, distributors or
suppliers be liable for any special,
incidental, indirect, or consequential
damages whatsoever (including,
without limitation, damages for loss of
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Section 3
Preparing Vehicle & Connecting Banks AutoMind
Programmer
business profits, business interruption,
loss of business information, loss of
data, loss of business opportunity,
loss or damages to property, injuries
to any person or any pecuniary loss,)
arising out of the use of or inability to
use the SOFTWARE, even if Company
has been advised on the possibility of
such damages. In any case, Company’s
entire liability under any provision of
this EULA shall be limited EXCLUSIVELY
TO PRODUCT REPLACEMENT.
4. GOVERNING LAW
This agreement shall be governed
by laws of the State of California,
U.S.A. applicable therein. You
hereby irrevocably and submit to a
court of proper jurisdiction in Los
Angeles County, California, U.S.A.,
and any competent Courts of Appeal
therefrom. If any provision shall be
considered unlawful, void or otherwise
unenforceable, then that provision
shall be deemed severable from this
license and not affect the validity and
enforceability of any other provisions.
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Company reserves all rights not
expressly granted here.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
By installing, copying, or otherwise
using the SOFTWARE, you agree to be
bound by the terms of this EULA. If you
do not agree to the terms of this EULA,
do not purchase, install or use the
SOFTWARE.
-end, section 2-
Follow the vehicle preparation steps
to ensure a complete program
installation. These steps must be
performed prior to installing the Banks
AutoMind calibration.
Warning
• Failure to follow proper
instructions can result in a
damaged or disabled ECM (Engine
Control Module).
• Do not perform any operations on
Banks AutoMind Programmer while
vehicle is running. The vehicle must
be parked and engine OFF.
Precautions for Calibration
Process
Note: Always turn off all auxiliary vehicle
systems or functions that might come
active while the key in the vehicle is in
the “ON” position. Locate the fuse box
and remove the fuses for the fuel pump
cooling fans and all auxiliary systems or
functions. Auxiliary systems/functions
draw power from the battery and can
cause the download/upload process to
take longer or freeze the process if the
battery charge is to low.
Familiarize yourself with Banks
AutoMind Programmer keypad
controls. The keypad will allow the
user to navigate between screens and
to select functions. (See Figure 1).
The vehicles Batteries must be
fully charged and in good condition
before using the Banks AutoMind
Programmer.
Figure 1
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Section 4
Installing Banks Automind Calibration program
1. Do not activate any electrical
accessories while installing the Banks
AutoMind calibration. Ensure that
there are no electronic devices wired
or plugged into the vehicle that can
cause a substantial voltage drop,
which might be activated during the
installation process. Please contact
a Banks dealer if uncertain about
devices that are on your vehicle.
2. Certain cellular phones or
radio equipment might also cause
interference, please remove or turn
such devices off.
3. Unless instructed in the installation
steps, never turn the ignition key
OFF while the Banks AutoMind
programmer is plugged into the OBDII
connection port.
Warning: Unplugging the
Banks AutoMind Programmer
while uploading or
downloading a calibration can
damage the vehicles ECM.
4. Ensure that the factory “stock”
calibration is in the vehicle’s ECM
before installing the Banks AutoMind
calibration. If you are uncertain if your
vehicle is in stock condition tune then
have the vehicle’s ECM reflashed by
your vehicle’s make dealer.
Connecting to OBD II
5. Locate the OBD II connection port
in your vehicle. The OBD II connection
port is located under the dash panel
and can be located on either side of
the steering wheel.
6. Connect your Banks AutoMind
Programmer to the vehicle OBD II
connection port.
Note: When the OBD II connector
is plugged in, the Banks AutoMind
programmer will automatically power
on and illuminate its start up screen.
If the Banks AutoMind programmer
does not come on then check the fuse
to the cigarette lighter or OBD II in
the fuse panel. The screen will display
Banks (See Figure 2), then display the
AutoMind Warning and Disclaimer.
wARNING: Do not unplug the
Banks AutoMind Programmer
while uploading or downloading a
program. Doing so can damage the
vehicles ECM.
–IMPORTANT- Turn the ignition ON,
but DO NOT start the engine. Apply
the parking brake to turn off lights and
conserve the battery. (Not necessary
on some models that do not activate
parking lights when the ignition is turned
ON).
1. Using the keypad, scroll up or down
to highlight ‘Tune Vehicle’ and press
the ‘OK’ button on the keypad. See
Figure 3.
Figure 3
Figure 2
Figure 4
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and turn the ignition key ‘ON/OFF’ when
prompted by the programmer, but do
not start the engine.
5. The Vehicle stock file will be saved to
the Banks AutoMind Programmer. Press
‘OK’ to continue.
If you selected ‘Quick Tune’
calibration skip to step 8.
6. In the following screen you may
modify Limited available parameters
within the calibration
-Speed Limiter
-Rev Limiter
-Tire Size
-Shift Points
-Shift Pressure
-Gear Ratio
-Fan activation Temperature
-Torque Management (MGMT)
Note: Parameter availability may
vary by vehicle make and fuel type.
2. Select ‘Quick Tune’ to choose from
calibrations that retain the factory values
for Speed Limiter, Rev Limiter, Tire Size,
Shift Characteristics, Gear Ratio and
Fan Activation Temperature. Select
‘Advanced Tune’ to adjust any of these
parameters. Press ‘OK’ once you have
made your selection. See Figure 4.
3. Select desired calibration to install
and press the ‘OK’ button to continue.
See Table 1 for a list of tune levels and
description.
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4. Follow the on screen instructions
The following parameters may be
modified:
-END, SECTION 3-
Note: Dealer re-flashes are the same
as stock factory calibration.
WARNING: The Banks AutoMind
calibration should not be installed
over a non-factory/aftermarket
performance tune, and except
in rare sases should not be used
in conjunction with other tuning
devices such as chips or plug in
modules of any kind.
Combining devices is done at
the user’s own risk
Caution: The Banks AutoMind
Programmer does not increase
the load capacity of your vehicle.
Gross combined Weight Rating
Specifications should always be
adhered to.
Warning: Only Adjust/Remove
speed and/or rev limiter higher
than stock if your vehicle is
equipped with appropriately
speed-rated tires.
CAUTION: Do Not disable ‘Torque
MGMT’ if towing or carrying a load
with the vehicle. Doing so could
damage vehicle drivetrain.
-Important- Verify your vehicles Gear
ratio before altering the ratio with the
Banks AutoMind Programmer. Reference
your vehicle’s owner’s manual or
vehicle’s dealer for correct gear ratio.
An incorrect gear ratio entry may alter
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Table 1
Calibration levels
Level
Description
Gas Applications
Economy 87/93
Calibration optimized to achieve best fuel economy.
Work/Tow 91
Safely tow up to OEM limits.
Minimum 91 Octane required.
Sport 87
Better power and performance.
Towing not recommend
Super Sport 91
Optimum engine & transmission performance
calibration, with minimum 91 octane.
Towing not recommend.
Extreme Sport 93
Highest available power and performance,
with minimum 93 Octane.
Towing not recommend.
Stock w/ options
Stock calibration with the option to adjust limited
parameters. Varies by vehicle and fuel type.
Stock
Vehicle Factory stock calibration.
Diesel Applications
Economy
Calibration optimized to achieve best fuel economy.
Work/Tow
Safely tow up to OEM limits.
Sport
Better power and performance.
Towing not recommend
Super Sport
Highest available power and performance.
Towing not recommend.
Stock w/ options
Stock calibration with the option to adjust limited
parameters. Varies by vehicle.
Stock
Vehicle Factory stock calibration.
proper vehicle gauge display and/or
other drivetrain functions.
Highlight to select an available parameter
to modify and press the ‘OK’ button. In
the parameter menu, scroll Up or Down
to select the appropriate/desired value
and press ‘OK’ to save your changes.
NOTE: If you have previously calibrated
your vehicle with the Banks AutoMind
programmer and made changes to
adjustable parameters, the Programmer
will retain your most recent parameter
selections. To modify your selections
when reflashing your vehicle adjust the
parameters as desired in the adjust
options screen.
7. Once you have finished modifying the
WARNING: Do not unplug the
Banks AutoMind Programmer
while uploading or downloading a
program. Doing so can damage the
vehicles ECM.
10. The Banks AutoMind programmer
will begin to download the selected
calibration to the ECM. The Banks
AutoMind programmer message
center will display the percentage of
completion.
11. When the process is complete the
screen will display “Turn Ignition Switch
OFF and Remove Key, Press OK to
continue”. See Figure 5.
Figure 5
available adjustable parameter, scroll
down, select continue, and press the
‘OK’ button to save changes and begin
installing the calibration.
8. The AutoMind will incorporate your
new adjustments and create a new
calibration file. It will then ask if you
would like to continue. Select ‘YES’ to
install the calibration or ‘NO’ to return
to the ‘TUNE VEHICLE’ menu, then press
‘OK’.
9. Follow the on screen instructions
and turn the ignition key ‘ON’ when
prompted by the programmer, but do
not start the engine.
NOTE: The initial installation process may
take several minutes to complete.
12. The Calibration Process is now
complete. You may unplug the AutoMind
programmer and drive your vehicle.
Note: Before changing to a
different calibration, vehicle must
be returned to stock first.
-END, SECTION 4-
Calibration level availability varies by vehicle and fuel type.
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Section 6
Restoring Factory Tune
The stock calibration can be
reinstalled at any time by following
the instructions below. This feature
will remove the Banks AutoMind
calibration and will return the vehicle
to its stock condition. The Banks
AutoMind calibration will be saved in
the Banks AutoMind programmer.
1. Plug the OBD II connector from your
Banks AutoMind programmer into the
OBDII connection port of your vehicle.
2. Choose ‘TUNE VEHICLE’ in the
main menu screen and press the ‘OK’
button.
3. Select ‘QUICK TUNE’ and press ‘OK’
to continue.
4. Scroll up or down to highlight the
‘Stock’ calibration and press the ‘OK’
button. See Figure 6.
Figure 6
Diagnostics
5. Press the ‘OK’ button to continue
restoring stock calibration or ‘Left’
button to abort and go to the previous
menu.
6. Follow the on screen instructions
and turn the ignition key ‘ON’ when
prompted by the programmer, but do
not start the engine.
Warning: Unplugging the
Banks AutoMind Programmer
while uploading or
downloading a calibration can
damage the vehicles ECM.
7. The data transfer may take a few
The diagnostic feature on the Banks
AutoMind programmer allows
you to read and clear Diagnostic
Trouble Codes (DTCs) and aids in
Troubleshooting.
6. Follow the on screen instructions
1. Plug the OBD II connector from your
7. Scroll up or down to view
Banks AutoMind programmer into the
OBDII connection port of your vehicle.
2. After the welcome screen, scroll
up or down in the main menu screen
and highlight to select ‘ADDITIONAL
FEATURES’ and press the ‘OK’ button.
See Figure 7.
Figure 7
minutes to complete. Once the upload
is complete you will be instructed to
“Turn Ignition Switch OFF and Remove
Key, Press OK to continue.” See
Figure 5.
and turn the ignition key ‘ON’ when
prompted by the programmer, but do
not start the engine. Then press the
‘OK’ button.
any displayed DTC along with a
description. Press the ‘Left’ button to
EXIT.
8. To remove Diagnostic Trouble
Codes (DTC) press the ‘OK’ button to
return to the ‘Diagnostics’ menu and
scroll down to ‘Clear DTCs’. Press the
‘OK’ button. See Figure 9.
Figure 9
8. The original factory stock
calibration restoration is complete.
You may unplug the Banks AutoMind
Programmer and drive your vehicle.
-END, SECTION 5-
3. Scroll through the ‘ADDITIONAL
FEATURES’ screen using the up and
down button keys to view the options.
4. Highlight ‘Diagnostics’ and press
the ‘OK’ button.
5. Highlight to select ‘Read DTCs’ and
press the ‘OK’ button. See Figure 8.
Figure 8
9. Follow the on screen instructions
and turn the ignition key ‘ON’ when
prompted by the programmer, but do
not start the engine. Then press the
‘OK’ button.
10. Screen will announce that the
DTCs have been cleared. Follow the
on screen instructions and turn the
ignition key OFF, when prompted by
the programmer. Then press the ‘OK’
button to EXIT and go to the previous
menu.
-END, SECTION 6-
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Section 7
Section 8
Data LOGGING
The Data Acquisition feature allows
you to view various sensors that are
monitored through your vehicle’s ECM,
and record data during acceleration
runs.
1. Plug in your Banks AutoMind
Programmer and turn the key to the
ON position. Do not start the vehicle.
2. After the welcome screen, scroll
up or down in the main menu screen
and highlight to select ‘ADDITIONAL
FEATURES’ and press the ‘OK’ button.
Info & SETTINGS
5. After selecting the Advanced
feature, use the UP and DOWN button
keys to view all your options. Select
the items you would like to monitor
by highlighting them and pressing the
‘OK’ button. An arrow will appear next
to the options you have selected.
Note: To unselect, highlight the item
you have already selected and press
the ‘OK’ button.
6. Once you are done selecting, press
the ‘Left button’ key to continue.
3. In the ‘ADDITIONAL FEATURES’
7. To start the sensor valve display,
highlight to select ‘START DISPLAY’
and press ‘OK’ button to continue.
4. In the Data Logging Menu you will
have the option to ‘Log by Speed’, ‘Log
by Distance’, or ‘Advanced’. Highlight
to select the desired Data Logging
Feature and press ‘OK’.
8. Turn the vehicle ON, then press the
‘OK’ button to continue.
submenu highlight to select ‘DATA
Logging’ and press ‘OK’.
Log by Speed - Log the vehicles 0
to 40 through 0 to 70 MPH run times,
review Last Run History and the Best
Times History. Log by Speed will begin
once a selection is made and the
vehicle is in motion.
Log by Distance - Log the distance
runs for your vehicle from 60ft through
1/4mile. Review the Last Run History
and the Best Speed & Time History.
Log by Distance will begin once a
selection is made and the vehicle is in
motion.
Advanced - This option will allow you
to view various sensor values that are
available through the vehicle’s ECM.
The ‘INFO & SETTINGS’ menu will
allow you to check the Programmer
info, Vehicle info, vehicle options, and
change the Display Settings.
1. Plug the OBD II connector from your
Banks AutoMind programmer into the
OBD II connection port of your vehicle.
2. After the welcome screen, scroll
down the main menu and select ‘INFO
& SETTINGS’ by highlighting to select
and press the ‘OK’ button. See Figure
10.
Figure 10
9. The monitor will setup your
configurations. The options status you
have selected will be displayed on the
screen.
Figure 11
Note: Screen will only display 4 items.
Scroll Up or Down to highlight and select
‘Vehicle Options’ and press ‘OK’.
The Vehicle Options screen will display
a list of available parameters (varies by
model) that may be adjusted and their
current programmed status in your
vehicle. For example, you may verify the
current ‘Speed Limiter’ programmed in
your vehicle.
Scroll Up or Down to highlight and select
an option, and press ‘OK’. The selected
vehicle option will display the current
status on the screen.
Display Setting
‘OK’ button at anytime during the data
logging.
The Display Settings on your Banks
AutoMind Programmer allows you
to control the contrast level, Set
Back Light level, Scroll Speed and set
Vehicle tag name.
-END, SECTION 7-
1. Scroll up or down in the ‘Info &
Tuner Info
In the Info & Setting menu scroll Up or
Down to highlight and select ‘Tuner Info’
and press ‘OK’. See Figure 11.
In the Device Info screen, the AutoMind
Programmer current version and serial
number information will be displayed.
Use this information to verify that your
AutoMind Programmer is up to date.
Press ‘OK’ after reviewing the Device Info
to return to the Info & Settings menu.
Scroll Up or Down to highlight and select
‘Vehicle Info’ and press ‘ok’.
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Vehicle Options
10. To Exit data logging press the
Vehicle Info
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In the Vehicle Info screen, the
programmer will display the Vehicles
current calibration, VIN, and Vehicle
Files. Use this information to verify the
current calibration in your vehicle. After
reviewing the information press ‘OK’ to
return to the Info & Settings menu.
Settings’ menu to select and highlight
‘Display Settings’ and press ‘OK’.
2. Select an option you wish to adjust
(Contrast, Back Light or Scroll Speed).
Press ‘OK’ when you have highlighted
your selection.
3. Toggle Up or Down to adjust the
selected option as desired. Once the
adjustment has been made, press ‘OK’
to save the changes and to return to
the ‘Display Settings’ menu.
4. Repeat step 1-3 to adjust other
options display settings.
-END, SECTION 8-
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Section 9
Troubleshooting
Table 1
Course of Action
Event
1
Banks AutoMind
Programmer will not power
up when I plug it into the
OBDII port
Make sure that the cigarette lighter or OBD
II fuse in your vehicle is functional. You may
also want to try plugging the Banks AutoMind
Programmer into any other vehicle with an
OBDII port to see if it powers up. If it does
not, please return to point of purchase for a
warranty exchange.
2
Banks AutoMind
Programmer lights up, but
nothing happens.
Please contact Gale Banks Engineering
Technical service department for further
assistance.
3
Banks AutoMind
Programmer is flashing
“Script error: Interpreter
stopped.” Verify that you
have done the following:
-Check to see that all fuses in the fuse panel
are good.
-Make sure you have disabled any
aftermarket electronics in the vehicle such as
alarm systems, stereos, CD players etc.
-Removed anything that is plugged into the
cigarette lighter.
4
Banks AutoMind
Programmer says “Vehicle
Not Supported”
Please contact Gale Banks Engineering
customer service department for further
assistance.
5
Error 22- Time Out
Press ‘OK’ and restart.
6
Error 25- Comm Failure
Key was not turned ON in enough time. Leave
key in the ON position and press the ‘OK’
button to restart.
7
Error 48- DLCS- Time Out
Data link communications system (DLCS)
timed out. press ‘OK’ and restart.
8
Program Failed, Press OK
Press ‘OK’ and try again.
Gale Banks Engineering
546 Duggan Avenue • Azusa, ca 91702
(626) 969-9600 • Fax (626) 334 -1743
Product Information & Sales: (888) 635-4565
Customer Support: (888) 839-5600
Installation Support: (888) 839-2700
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