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BMW ICOM A3 FW V1.37 ISTA-D 3.48.10 ISTA-P

News: BMW ICOM A3 FW V1.37 SW 2015.2 ISTA-D 3.48.10 ISTA-P developed and released in Chinese market, and launch at ICOM A3 V1.37 can diagnose and program for BMW Cars, BMW Motorcycle, Rolls-Royce, Mini Cooper. 


Two versions ICOM A3 V1.37 to choose:

SP234 with HDD, $368 not contains shipping: 


SP234-B without HDD, $288 no contains shipping 


BMW ICOM A3 advantages compared old ICOM A2:

-Newest FW: V1.37

-BMW ICOM A3 for vehicles with OBD access receives a significantly more powerful processor and more storage capacity.

- Robust aluminum case will help to avoid damage when using in harsh environments.


Note: BMW ICOM A3 V1.37 package

-BMW ICOM A3 is not package with BMW 20Pin cable, so not work with old vehicle with 20Pin connector.

-ICOM A3 is packed with fully new 500GB HDD which fit Dell and Lenovo computer, the default language available in the HDD is Chinese, English and German. 


BMW ICOM A3 V1.37 OS and computer requirement:

Professional Win7 with 64bit

CPU I3 I5 I7 or above Processor

Memory at least 4GB (External hard disk need 8GB)

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Pair vas 5054a ODIS Bluetooth and change Bluetooth PIN

VAS 5054A ODIS with OKI Chip for VAG group VW AUDI SKODA SEAT (support UDS Protocol) updated to the latest 2.23 with Bluetooth. Following are the instructions on pairing vas 5054 Bluetooth and changing Bluetooth PIN.


How to pair vas 5054a ODIS interface Bluetooth?

1.Connect vas 5054 cable into computer via USB port, wait the system to found “Found New Hardware”


2.Double click the Bluetooth icon at the button corner of your computer. Then a dialog icon will appear below, click “Add”


3.Click Next 


4.Wait the system to detect Bluetooth device, select “vas5054


5.Choose “Use the passkey found in the manual” and enter Bluetooth password, click Next 


6.Installing Bluetooth device


7.Adding Bluetooth successfully, click Bluetooth COM PORT, must be set to COM4 


8. Pairing Bluetooth is completed. Click “OK”




How to check which COM port is assigned to my VAS 5054A?

If you are using the Bluetooth software supplied with Windows XP Service Pack 2, open the Bluetooth settings by selecting Bluetooth Devices in Control Panel. Click “COM Ports” tab where displays a list of Bluetooth COM ports. The outgoing COM port to the VAS 5054A is the one assigned.


ⅡHow to change vas 5054a Bluetooth PIN?

The VAS 5054A OBD2 tool is delivered with the Bluetooth PIN preset to the 9-digit numeric serial number of the device. You need to change the Bluetooth PIN according to Volkswagen specifications before using the interface. The PIN must consist of at least 6 characters comprising letters and numbers (or special characters). 


1) Connect VAS 5054a interface with computer via USB or Bluetooth connection. Better to connect via USB. Choose the right COM ports you connected to. 



If you do not know the PIN of the VAS 5054A ODIS, you cannot connect via Bluetooth. 


2) Click Start menu on windows. Select “Diagnostic Interface Configuration Utility” program 


3) The PIN protects Bluetooth devices from unauthorized access. When you change the PIN, you have to enter the new PIN in your Bluetooth software as well. The Bluetooth software will prompt you for the new PIN when well communication is built. 


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Detail BMW ICOM Firmware Update Guide with Pictures

The text here displays a detail instruction on updating BMW ICOM firmware. BMW ICOM diagnostic system with different ApplicationImage and BootImage shares the same update procedure. 


First all of, download Firmware bin file for ICOM A2/ ICOM A emulator 


Download ICOM ApplicationImage 01.37.00 bin

ICOM BootImage 01.23.01bin

How to update ICOM A or A2 firmware, pdf document free download


BMW ICOM Firmware Update Instruction:

1 First step is to make sure the LAN adapter is set to DHCP and is enabled, follow this way:


Click Start on the desktop to open Network Connection, then click control panel. In the search box, type adapter. Then click View network connection under Network and Sharing Center. 


Right-click the connection your want to change, click Properties, enter the administrator password or confirmation 


Click the Networking tab. Under This connection uses following items, click either Internet Protocol 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol 6 (TCP/IPv6). 


The Network Connection Properties Dialog Box 


----To get IP settings automatically using DHCP, select “Obtain an IP address automatically”, click OK

----To get a DNS server address automatically using DHCP, select “Obtain DNS server address automatically”, click OK


2. Connect BMW ICOM hardware with vehicle using UTP cable in the package.  Power up ICOM A2 with 12 V adaptor or connect it with vehicle via OBD diagnostic socket. 4 LED indicators should be on. 


3. Check that the network adapter has an IP like 169.254…


4. Browse to the web:

User name: root

Password: NZY11502


5. Select Channel menu and click only once on the button available there 


6. Go to firmware update and update with ICOM BootImage bin and then ICOM ApplicationImage bin, do not reboot between parts. 


Select ICOM-BootImage-XX-XX-XX.bin, set image type to "SYSTEM",

click "Send the file" and wait 


Click on Yes and wait 


Click “Update Firmware” button 


Click the APPLICATION option and browse for ICOM-ApplicationImage-XX-XX-XX.bin, click on “Send the file” button and wait 


Click Yes and wait 


7. Reboot ICOM



8. After at least 2 minutes press on Home button and go to Update Firmware and check to see the firmware versions for boot is xx-xx-xx and application is xx-xx-xx. 





1)There are 2 firmware update files, first install the small file and choose “SYSTEM” correspondingly. Then install larger file, select “APPLICATION” instead.

2) The firmware file and method fits for BMW ICOM A1, ICOMA2 and ICOM.

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