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    I have a friend who is an investigator for insurance and warranty fraud. He was just out on our boat this weekend. He gets hired by insurance and warranty companies to investigate provider fraud. He works with medical insurance companies and auto makers.

    it works like this....they look at an entire enterprise group. Say all the Chevy dealers. Use statistics to find anomalies. They are specifically looking for a dealer or a doctors office that is submitting claims that are statistically unusual and then investigate further as needed. Might be fraud. Might be a training issue.

    Dealers apparently monitor this stuff and don’t want to get on the radar. No clue as to if Yamaha uses these services but I do think why this can speak to the reluctance of some dealers to take on warranty work and others to be more cautious.

    But its just a guess.


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    Does the ECU keep a log of when it was flashed and what was done to it during the flash?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CarlMX5 View Post
    Does the ECU keep a log of when it was flashed and what was done to it during the flash?
    The ECU logs the RPMs that you were running. You cannot go over 8000 RPMs stock, so if they look at your ECU and see you have any runtime above 8000 rpms, they will know that you have tuned the ECU. This is the case even if you flash the ECU back to stock before going to the dealership.

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