here you will learn what the Security Gateway (SGW) module is, where and why it is used, and how to bypass this
Most FCA vehicles since 2018 model year are equipped with the Security Gateway (SGW) module that works as a firewall.
The locked SGW module filters the data transmission between the OBD2 diagnostic connector and interior CAN buses.
The locked SGW module does not allow to:
- clear DTC Fault Codes,
- run Actuators,
- run Routines,
- edit Parameters,
- read/write flash memory.
The locked SGW module allows only to:
- read Module ID data,
- read Live data,
- read DTC Fault Code.
Only the diagnostic system authorized by the vehicle manufacturer can unlock SGW full communication.
How to disable SGW
The SGW module filters the data transmission between the OBD2 diagnostic connector and interior CAN buses the vehicle. The following ways to bypass the SGW are possible:
use the bypass cable or bypass adapter that you connect in place of SGW, eg. Autel 12+8
connect the OBD2 device directly to the CAN network behind the SGW, e.g. to the CAN-C Star Connector.
Vehicles equipped with the SGW module
Vehicles equipped with the SGW module (Security Gateway)*:
- 2018 Chrysler Pacifica (RU)
- 2018 Chrysler 300 (LX)
- 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee (WK)
- 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JL)
- 2018 Jeep Renegade (BU)
- 2018 Dodge Challenger (LA)
- 2018 Dodge Charger (LD)
- 2018 Dodge Durango (WD)
- 2018 Dodge Journey (JC)
- 2018 Ram 4 gen. (DS/DJ/D2)
2019 - all of the above and additionally:
- 2019 Jeep Cherokee (KL)
- 2019 Ram 5 gen. (DT)
2020 and later - all vehicles.
* the list may not be complete