How to fresh firmware for VCM II ford diagnostic tool?

Ford VCM II is the most common tool for ford car owners. Multi-language, powerful function for diagnose, ECU programming, key programming and so on. It is widely used on individuals and garage.

Why you need to fresh the firmware?

The main reasonto fresch the firmware is to keep the software and firmware to the same version, so that can get communication for PC and car.

How to fresh the firmware?

1) After you install the software ready, check the driver situation on device manager


2) Press the button until all light on the main unit is on. Connect the firmware with your PC, open IDS.


3) It will prompt update, click “√”.

Attention: This update does not mean update the software to the latest. It means update the firmware so that software and firmware will be the synchronous version.


4) It will update automatically. About needs 40 minutes. Based on the speed of your PC. Wait until the update is over.




5) After done, when go to the device information, you will see software version and firmware version are the same now.


Attention, If your VCM2 is ford vcm 2 and software is V86. Once update is finished. After you connect iwth DW131 internet (If your VCM II has WIFI function), power on the machine, wait about 2 minutes, then main unit will be twinkle.



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