How to use NCS Expert for BMW E65 VO change

Here are steps to change VO using NCS Expert.

The car model is BMW E65.

NCS Expert Interface (BMW ICOM NEXT Recommend)

Before NCS can be used a Profile must be loaded.

Select File/Load Profil from top menu bar

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Select “Profile incl then OK

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Once a profile is loaded the bottom buttons become selectable

Select F1 to read vehicle data first.

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Select F3 to read FA from ECU.

This needs to be done before any coding can be performed.

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Select F3 to read FA from ECU.

This needs to be done before any coding can be performed.

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Choose the ECU to read the Vehicle Order from.

In this example “CAS” Select OK

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The Model, VIN and VO should then be displayed

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Select “F2” to modify VO

Select the model you are working with.

For this example “E65” BUT CHOOSE R56!!

Select OK once highlighted

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Verify that the VIN is correct.

Note: last digit is a checksum Select OK

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Enter SA or Service code Then select “Add”

“Enter FA” SA codes must begin with $

Service Codes Must begin With +

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Example Enter $655 Select “Add” Scroll down To check

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Example Enter +EVER

Select “Add” Scroll down to check.

Select OK

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After you have successfully changed the VO you will see this screen

Select F6 (Back)

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Select F4 Process ECU

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Select the CAS

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Select F2 Change job

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Select “FA_WRITE”

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Verify Jobname is “FA_WRITE” and CAS is ECU selected

Select F3 Execute Job

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Select F1

Change ECU to select FRM

This will ensure that new VO is written into CAS and FRM

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Select “FRM”

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Verify Jobname is “FA_WRITE” and FRM is ECU selected

Select F3 Execute Job

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Done! NCS Expert successfully changed the VO!