FVDI J2534 vs Ford VCM 2

Look here: What’s the main difference between FVDI J2534 for Ford and Ford VCM 2?


FVDI J2534 vs Ford VCM 2:


Function/Tool FVDI J2534 Ford VCM II Notes
Auto startup without license Yes
No virtual machine needed Yes Yes
Online programming Yes Yes
Online PATS/RKE learning Yes Yes
SAE j1850 PWM 83.3K baud rate Yes Yes
PEPS 18V programming voltage Yes Yes
PEPS 5-20V adjustable voltage Yes Yes
EEC-V multiple items data logger Yes Yes MY1994-2000 Ford
PTEC multiple items data logger Yes Yes MY2000-2006 Ford
SAE J1850 module programming Yes MY1995-2006 Ford
Power balance performance test Yes Yes MY1995-2006 Ford
CANBUS module programming Yes Yes MY2006-2018 Ford
Online software update Yes Keep software newest
Free incode calculation for pre-2010 cars Yes


What is FVDI J2534:


SAE J2534 is a standard for communications between a computer and a vehicle. Government regulations require all automakers provide a J2534 service to everyone in the U.S. for re-flashing emissions related controllers. FVDI J2534 is such a SAE J2534 Pass-Thru device that you can re-flash and, in some cases, diagnose vehicles with factory functionality.


2018 FVDI J2534 is the newest FVDI interface that will work with J2534 software, including BMW/Mini ISTA, Chrysler Witech, Daewoo, Ford/Mazda IDS, GM GDS2, Honda/Acura HDS, Hyundai/Kia, Isuzu, Mercedes Benz Xentry,  Mitsubishi, Nissan/Infiniti Consult 3, Subaru FreeSSM III, Toyota/Lexus/Scion Techstream, Volvo VIDA, VW/Audi IDS


NOW, FVDI J2534 is confirmed to work with Honda HDS, Ford IDS and Toyota Techstream.

BUT, the other is being tested! FVDI J2534 will work with more J2534-based vehicles!

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What is VCM 2:


VCM 2 SP177-C1 is the best VCM 2 China clone unit working with Ford IDS software for Ford diagnostic tests, ECU reprogramming and programming.

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