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How to upgrade to VCM II IDS V96?

VCM II IDS V96 new features: 

Release R96 includes software for the IDS (Integrated Diagnostic System) tool. Diagnostic coverage includes most 1996 - 2016 MY (produced 1995 - 2015) Ford and Lincoln/Mercury vehicles. 

Coverage has been extended with the following additions:


Model additons

North America

      2015 GT350/GT350R

      2016 GT350/GT350R

      2016 Mustang

      2016 Fiesta

      2016 Transit Connect



Model additions

Rest of World

       2015 Everest (Thailand)

       2016 Navigator (China)

       2015 Figo (India)

       2015 Everest (FSAO)

       2016 Focus (AP)

       2016 EcoSport (FSAO)

       2016 Ka (FSAO)

       2016 Taurus (China)

       2016 Mustang (China) 

Note: IDS V96 is not confirmed working with all available VCM II in China market, so the above extended vehicle coverage is only for reference. 


Which VCM II hardware that IDS V96 is compatible with?

Recently, IDS V96 is verified working well on China VCM II hardware. Take the VCM II from for example; this site is available with a dozen of VCM II hardware:  

They range from €119 - €209 + shipping. 

The workable VCM II hardware:

Item No. SP177-1

Item No. SP177-C

Item No. SP177-C1

Item No. SP177-C2

Item No. SP177-D

Item No. SP177-DB

Item No. SP177-E

Item No. SP177-F

Item No. SP177-FB

Item No. SP177-G

Note: VCM II interface with WIFI is compatible with IDS V96, but if you want to run IDS V96 on the WIFI VCM II, the WIFI function will be disabled; and if you want the WIFI function, you have to run IDS engineer record both IDS V96 and IDS V86 into one CD, you are free to choose any of version to use.


How to upgrade to VCM II IDS V96?

To upgrade from the old version to IDS V96, the user is advised to ship back VCM II multiplexer to, then get the multiplexer reworked the new chip, the upgrade charge 20USD + shipping cost. 


Note: only the VCM II with newest serial number is able to upgrade. VCM II with serial number 31605352 can't upgrade because it's locked.






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How to install VAS 5054A ODIS 2.2.3 software for Volkswagen Audi

This post is contained by two parts, the first part list all the available version of ODIS 2.2.3 software for VW Audi works with VAS 5054A, the second part step by step show how to install ODIS 2.2.3. 


All available version of ODIS 2.2.3 software

ODIS 2.2.3 is confirmed working well, and available with both USB flash disk version and the cheaper CD version. 

ODIS V2.23 software stored in USB flash disk version is available for £30.24 free shipping, which nee no active, works with more VAG models.  


ODIS V2.23 software stored in CD is available for £13.29 free shipping, which need active, works with less VAG models  


ODIS V2.23 software + best quality VAS5054A for £87.5+ shipping 


How to install ODIS 2.2.3 with U disk


Part 1: install The Offboard Diagnostic Information System Service

1) Insert USB Flash Disk into the computer and open the disk, you will see there are several file folders including "1Patch License", "52%Virtual drives", "PostSetup 6.20.25", "Setup" "VAS 5054A FIRMWARE UPGRADE" and zip file "52%Virtual drives". 


2) Open folder "Setup", right click "ODIS-S v2.3.3-RC360L Setup, select "Run as administrator".


3) When this window pops up, do not click "Cancel", let it automatically install


4) Select language, the available language is multiple choice. 


5) The Offboard Diagnostic Information System Service setup wizard, click "Next" 


6) Click untill you come to "Select the license file", click "Search" and select folder "1Patch License"- "license. txt", click "Open" to confirm, click "Next"




7) Click "Next" to automatically complete installing, then click finish to exit. 


Part 2: Copy and replace "OffboardDiagLauncher.exe"

1) Open folder "1Patch License", copy "OffboardDiagLauncher.exe", then go to the desktop and right click the yellow icon "OffboardDiagLauncher", select "Properties", click "Open File Location", then right click and paste the "OffboardDiagLauncher.exe" to replace the same name application. 


Part 3: Setup the Alcohol 52% 

1) Come to the U disk folder, right click "52%Virtual drives", open "Alcohol52" 


2) Select language, the availalbe language is only: German, English, Spanish, Italian


3) Click Next to setup the Alcohol 52%


4) Click next to agree license agreement, and click "OK" to restart your computer when a window pops up requiring the computer reboot.


5) After the computer reboot, select the install language among English, German, Spanish and Italian. 

6) Click "Next" for the Alcohol 52% Setup Wizard. 

7) Follow the prompt to click next until the the Alcohol 52% Setup Wizard complete, click "Finish".

8) There will be a blue icon named "Alcohol 52%" at the desktop. the Alcohol 52% will automatically open. Applying the Alcohol virtual devices settings, please wait... after the virtual devices appear, in the blank box right click " Add Images..." , open U disk folder, select folder "PostSetup 6.20.25", clickzip folder "PostSetup 6.20.25" and click "Open" to confirm. 




9) Click "Mount on Device"

10) Input ISO files, click "Open folder to view files" 


11) Open "Computer", open "BD-ROM Drive(H:) postsetup", click postsetup- Ddis - Trade-Retail" 



12) Open "Offboard Diagnostic Information System" at the desktop


13) Input Postsetup - Configuration data: firstly select URL directory, the way is to click "Select local directory" - "Computer" - "BD-ROM Drive(H:)postsetup" - "postsetup", then click "Ok". Then input user name "adc" and keyword "abc" in default, then continue.




Part 4: Diagnose

1) Open "Offboard Diagnostic Information System" to diagnose


2) Close "Alcohol 52%" window at bottom left corner

3) Open "BD-ROM Drive(H:)


Part 5: Check if the driver is installed and have good communicate with the computer.

Computer- Computer Management- Device Manager- Softing vehicle Interface - VAS5054, if you can see VAS5054, it means the driver is installed successfully.


Next step is to go on diagnosing. 


Done, hope it helps.

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Free Download 8-in-1 Truck adblue emulator software

8-in-1 Truck Adblueobd Emulator for Mercedes-Benz, MAN, Scania, Iveco, DAF, Volvo, Renault and Ford software can be downloaded free here: 


Truck model supported:

Mercedes, MAN, Scania, Iveco, DAF, Volvo, Renault and Ford 


Truck engine system: 

Euro 4 or Euro 6


Software Operating system:

Windows XP operating system


Software installation video guide:

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How to connect adblue emulator 8-in-1 with truck?

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Check the Pinout cable in our QC Mark and connect the cables with vehicle follow the QC instructions:


Brown- CANL


Black-GND (Han-Ground)



1)RED (+15). To be connected to a 24V source enabled when the engine key is in the ON position. This connection will supply power to the minusble Module when the engine key is on (dashboard on).

2)BLACK (GND 0V). To be connected to an earth/gound.

3)GREY (+20). To be connected to a 24V supply always available to the Existing adblue system (F4 protection fuse and the adblue system).

4)WHITE(CAN H). To be connected to CAN H of the system.

5)  BROWN (CAN L). To be connected to CAN L of the system. The connections must be made under the box of the connectors located under the protection cover of the radiator (passenger side). The conductor of the ground of the adblue has the number 0000, but it is possible to use another ground conductor found by a multimeter.

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