Update – PedalMonster

Instructions for updating your PedalMonster.

If you are interested in updating your Banks PedalMonster, follow the instructions on this page.

Before updating your Banks PedalMonster, check to see if an update is needed.

Please read through the entire process before beginning the update process. Instructions are listed below the video.


1. Download firmware file below

Download » PedalMonster_61320-05-7.bdb


2. Insert micro-SD card into PC

Using a USB SD card reader or similar device, insert micro-SD card into your computer.

Note: Make sure that any previous update files have been properly removed from the microSD card. Not doing so can cause unexpected results.

micro-SD card is included with iDash 1.8 if you added the data logging option. Otherwise, any micro-SD card from 1GB up to 16GB will work with the iDash 1.8


3. Locate downloaded file

Open Windows File Explorer and Locate the micro-SD card drive


4. Move file to micro-SD card

Transfer firmware file to micro-SD card by dragging files onto SD card drive


5. Eject micro-SD card

Eject and remove micro-SD card from computer


6. Insert micro-SD card into iDash 1.8

In your vehicle, insert micro-SD card into the front of the iDash 1.8


7. Turn Key to “ON”

Turn ignition key to “run” position (do not start engine)


8. Wake the iDash 1.8

Press any button to wake up the iDash 1.8


9. Enter the Menu Screen

Press the Select button (top right) to enter menu screen


10. Select “Firmware Update”

Use the Up and Down buttons to highlight “Firmware Update” then press the Select button


11. Select “PedalMonster”

Use the Up and Down buttons to highlight “PedalMonster” then press the Select button

Note: If you do not see “PedalMonster” in this menu, please verify installation and wiring are correct by referencing the PedalMonster Owner’s manual.


12. Select firmware downloaded in step 1

Select the proper firmware file that you downloaded in step 1

Note: If your vehicle has two firmware files try the first file, if you receive an error message try the second file.


13. Follow prompts and wait for install

Follow iDash 1.8 prompt and wait for firmware to install (approximately 1 min).

WARNING! Do not remove micro-SD card or turn vehicle off during update


14. Test Update

Once the PedalMonster firmware update is complete, start your vehicle. Press the Up and Down buttons while on the PedalMonster or PedalMonster combo screen to verify that the PedalMonster Environment/Power level can be changed properly.


Congratulations! You are done updating your Banks PedalMonster.