EPC 000237.14 – VIN Information, System Deactivated

EPC 000237.14 (EPC 237.14)

Code: 000237.14

Shortcode: 237.14


This error code, EPC 000237.14, indicates that the VIN security function was not enabled due to an internal problem, often resulting from incorrect reprogramming of the control unit.


When this error is detected, the vehicle’s control system may not perform VIN-based security functions properly, potentially affecting vehicle identification and security features.


Verify Reprogramming Procedure:

  • Check the reprogramming procedure for the control unit to ensure it was performed correctly. Follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for reprogramming.

Reprogram Control Unit:

  • If the control unit was incorrectly reprogrammed, reprogram it again using the correct procedure and software.

Inspect for Software Issues:

  • Ensure that the control unit is running the latest software version. Update the software if necessary to resolve any internal problems.

Check Connections:

  • Inspect the connections and wiring to the control unit for any issues that could affect reprogramming or activation of the VIN security function.

Reset and Test System:

  • After addressing the issues, reset the system and verify that the VIN security function is properly activated.


Correct reprogramming and regular software updates are crucial for maintaining the proper functionality of the VIN security system. Ensuring that all procedures are followed accurately can prevent such errors.

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