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2015 BMW ICOM Rheingold WIFI setting guide and using tips

Our best quality BMW ICOM (Item No:SP168) with latest 2015.6 diagnostic and programming ISTA-D 3.49.30 ISTA-P 55.4.000 software has been added WIFI wireless connections. Following are the instruction on WIFI setting and using tips. 


How to configure 2015 BMW ICOM WIFI wireless connection?


Computer requirement:

Almost 95% laptops on the world with Intel chip (I3/I5/I7 series) and have 4GB memory

1. Insert WIFI USB D-link into the computer via USB port


2. Turn off the computer built-in WIFI or additional WIFI resources. Make sure only BMW ICOM WIFI USB exist on the computer. Meanwhile, disable both Internet network and local area connection.

3. Then power on computer.

4. Open “Network Connections” program to check there is no other existing Internet and Local Area connection.


NOTE: Do not disable DWA-131 which is the ICOM WIFI USB. If it displays “X” mark, ignore it.

5. Run BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D ISTA-P software, tick “WIFI for ICOM”


6. Now connect your ICOM firmware with your car. Wait for 20-60 second, then you will see the light on the ICOM main unit will flash slowly or do not flash which means the good communication is built between the USB WIFI and ICOM A2 WIFI.


7. Start using diagnostic or programming software. Click “OK” to accept the system prompt


8. The ICOM Rheingold main interface can not be closed, but only be minimized. 


9. ICOM software will detect and recognize ICOM firmware. 

2015 WIFI BMW ICOM diagnostic& programming system connection diagram:


2015 BMW ICOM WIFI using tips:

1). If you need perform ECU programming function with ICOM, you’d better using USB connection instead of WIFI wireless connection. 

2). Both our customers and engineers have tested and recommend to use 2015.1 BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D ISTA-P 256GB SSD Solid-State Disk (Item No: SS151-A1 and Item No: SS151-A1S) to work with ICOM A+B+C which carries out more stable programming, especially for modifying BMW cars. 

3). Our BMW ICOM WIFI SP168 comes with default 2015.6 software HDD, if you need 2015.1V ICOM SSD software, please contact our customer service first and inform us the language you need.

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K-TAG V2.13 Firmware 6.070 EDC17 Tricore and BMW F-series?

The most concerned questions of K-TAG V2.13 firmware V6.070 are 

1)Does it support EDC17 ECUs

2)Does it support programming ECUs via Tircore or BDM

3)Does it work on BMW F-series models 


Answers to 1), 2), 3):


KTAG ECU tuning kit with firmware V6.070 or above is able to program EDC17, here is the part of test results of the EDC17 ECUs with KTAG V2.13 Firmware V6.070 ECU programmer. 


ModelModel NameModel FamilyEngineEngine CodeKWHPFuelMYECUECU Version

BMW 5 Series (F10) M5 4400 V8 S63B44 412 560 Petrol 2011 Bosch MEVD17.2.8 

BMW M Series (F82) M4 3000 24v S55B30 317 431 Petrol 2010 Bosch MEVD17.2.G 


KTAG V2.13 adds BMW F-series:



KTAG fw6.070 programming EDC17 in Tricore boot mode:


BMW Bosch MEVD17.2.G IROM TC1797 GPT

KTAG - Bootloader Tricore - 678

- Read: YES

- Write: YES

- Checksum Correction: YES

- Direct Connection: 14P600KT02, 144300T105


BMW Bosch MEVD17.2.8 IROM TC1797 GPT

KTAG - Bootloader Tricore - 679

- Read: YES

- Write: YES

- Checksum Correction: YES

- Direct Connection: 14P600KT02, 14P600KT06


BMW Bosch EDC17C49 IROM TC1797 GPT

KTAG - Bootloader Tricore - 671

- Read: YES

- Write: YES

- Checksum Correction: YES

- Direct Connection: 14P600KT02, 144300T105

- Connection using the positioning frame: 14P800ADB1, 14P600KT03, 14P600KT04, 144300T105


K-TAG KTM100 V2.13 Firmware V7.003 adds more EDC17 ECUs than Ksuite V2.13:



EDC17C41 TC1797

       EDC17CP45 TC1797

       EDC17C50 TC1797

EDC17C56 TC1797

EDC17CP49 TC1797

MEVD172G TC1797

MEDV1725 TC1797


EDC17C46 TC1797

       EDC17C44 TC1797

       MED17.1.6 TC1797

       MED17.5.21 TC1782

       MED17.5.5 TC1767

       ME17.5.24 TC1724

       MED17.1.1 TC1797


       EDC17CP48 TC1797



MED17.8.31 TC1797



EDC17C59 TC1767


Run quickly

      EDC17C46 TC1797

      MED17.7.2 TC1797

      EDC17CP57 TC1793

      EDC17C66 TC1793



      EDC17C10 TC1797



      MED17.3.4 TC1797



      ME17.8.3 TC1797



      ME17.9.20 TC1782

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How to configure RS232 convert cable of MB SD Connect C4

In some cases, Mercedes Benz SD Connect C4 diagnostic system owners will come across “Initialization of the multiplexer has failed” when installing the Star diagnosis software. 




And the most frequently reason to the problem is because the wrong/incorrect computer configuration.


If you did not get the Dell D630 laptop with SD Connect C4 and use your own laptop, make sure your laptop has COM port and strictly follow the software installation video instruction. 


If your laptop is not compatible with com port, you need to buy additional Z-TEK USB 1.1 to RS232 convert cable or PCMCIA PC COM port convert card. Because necessary com port setting is required during the software installation procedure. 


Z-TEK USB 1.1 to RS232 convert cable is the cheaper choice than PCMCIA PC card. Then how to configure RS232 convert cable for Star diagnosis multiplexer?


1. First do not start the Virtual machine 

2. Set the Z-TEK USB 1.1 to RS232 convert cable COM Port to “com 1”

3. Start the Virtual machine and remain the com port setting (do not set com port this time)


Or simply follow this way:

1. Do not run Star diagnostic software 

2. Turn on the computer 

3. Install Z-TEK USB 1.1 to RS232 convert diagnostic cable adapter driver and set com port to OCM1

4. Run Virtual machine and do not set com port again

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