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12/04/2018

FREE Tech Support: VCM II - IDS software version mismatch

This is technical support from obdexpress.co.uk for “VCM II – IDS software version mismatch” and “Not Connected to VCM II”

 

VCM II – IDS software version mismatch (update IDS)

The software version on the VCM II is newer than the IDS software version.

Select Tick to install the latest version of the IDS software.

Select X to cancel and then roll back the VCM II to an earlier level of software.

VCM2-ids-software-version-mismatch

 

Software IDS 103

ford-vcm-ii-IDS-103

 

VCM II Manager (Ford-VCM-II): Not Connected to VCM II

 

 

 

 

Tech support from obdexpress.co.uk:

 

Find this button in the VCM 2 main unit, and then press on it.

VCM-II-firmware-update-1

 

Connect the VCM II unit to a laptop/PC with a USB cable

 

Note that VCM II is only connected to the PC via a USB cable, not connected to the car via an OBD cable

 

Press the button until the power is connected and all the lights are lighted.

VCM-II-firmware-update-2

 

Go to the START menu, then Bosch

Open Ford VCM II Manager, then go to VCM II Update for recovery

VCM-II-firmware-update-3

 

Hope it’s helpful to you.

Good luck!

 

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07/08/2017

How to program PCM with As-Built data with Ford IDS software

To program the PCM with As-built information via Ford IDS software:

 

Enter the Module Programming menu in the IDS

Select As-built and then the PCM

If the PCM is not listed in the As-built tab, use the following process to manually enter the information.

Select the IDS logo in the upper left corner of the screen.

Select the Pocket knife in the lower left corner of the screen.

Select “Update/Special Functions” from the Miscellaneous menu.

 Ford IDS software update function

 

Enter 53061 into the blue box and click the tick.

Return to the Module Programming menu and select PMI then the PCM.

Follow the on-screen prompts and enter the As-built data when the IDS prompts for it. This data is available from the OASIS report for this VIN under the As-built tab. It has also been provided below for your convenience.

Complete the PMI process by continuing with the on-screen directions.

Complete the PMI process by continuing with the on-screen directions.

To get As Built Data, go to Motorcraftservice.com

Under Non-Subscription Resources, click on Quick Guides.

13 dot points down you will fine, “Module Build Data (As-Built)”

Enter “Module Build Data”

Enter the VIN# then submit. As Built Data will then be displayed in IDS interface.

 

 

Some codes/info listed here as an example:

 

Use at your own risk!

 

00008 – IDENT_APPLY_PATCHES_VIA_FLOPPY

00009 – IDENT_UPDATE_PTU_FROM_FLOPPY

32287 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_MCP_REST

60503 – IDENT_LAUNCH_REGRESSION_RECORDER

27001 – IDENT_LAUNCH_FT_EOL_CP_MZ_01

32247 – IDENT_LAUNCH_SERVICE_ROUT

24040 – IDENT_ENABLE_VALIDATION_MODE

24041 – IDENT_DISABLE_VALIDATION_MODE

23761 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_FT_DATA_REC

81105 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_TSBSSMLIST

53061 – IDENT_IGNORE_MCP_INHALE

26503 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_VVAG

81104 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_FTW_SHIP_MODE_01

29124 – IDENT_TOGGLE_FORD_EXTRANET_INTRANET_URLS

60274 – IDENT_LAUNCH_CCC_ENGINEERING_APP

32227 – IDENT_LAUNCH_PROPSHAFT_BAL_APP

48712 – IDENT_LAUNCH_GENERIC_RCM_CONFIG_APP

28487 – IDENT_LAUNCH_FT_ICCMSP_MZ_01_APP

28097 – IDENT_TOGGLE_BATTERY_MONITORING

70263 – IDENT_LAUNCH_GENERIC_DIAG

71863 – IDENT_MCP1

63296 – IDENT_LAUNCH_FTW_RKE_MODE_01_APP

08080 – IDENT_LAUNCH_DETAILED_NETWORK_DIAG

32267 – IDENT_LAUNCH_APP_ENG_SUPPORT_TOOL