I recently had an issue with a Mazda III 1.6HDI 2006 the ECU has lost it’s parameters of PATS System, so i decided to buy a VCMII and installed the IDS Mazda V92.04 in a VmWare in order to repair the car. So i have received my Ford VCM II and though everything will be okay when i will connect to the car.
So i go to the car, connect the VCI it looks starting ok, Windows finds the correct drivers but VCI Manager for Ford-VCM don’t see the VCM 2.I thought there is a little bug with my installation so i install IDS V91 on Windows 7 and then try to detect VCMII. Same problem, i don’t see the VCM in the Manager.
Then i decided to download the latest Bosch drivers for VCMII. First time launch Bosch says i need to update the VCM. Ok i start the Update after about 5 minuts it stucks at FPGA update problem. I don’t care restart the VCM Red/Green and beeps every 1 second. I stopped there and decided to Restore the ford vcm ii diagnostic tool to a V84 Version After multiple downgrade triyng on different Versions of IDS (Always in recovery mode).It doesn’t work on any version from V81 Up to V92. I don’t care so i decided to open it to see if it’s just a bad solder on a small compenent as always.
So i opened it resoldered resistors, capacitors, masses, With air Heating Rework machine heated the Cpu, FPU, FPGA, Ram every connector and it’s always Stuck on Update. (FPGA Update fails and 10%).
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