How To Upgrade Ford VCMII Firmware

December 12, 2019
This is technical support from OBDiitool.co.uk  for “VCM II – IDS software version mismatch”, when you are in trouble such as this, you should upgrade your VCM II

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Here are the steps of how to update VCM II firmware:

1.Take off the bottom shell of Ford vcm ii as following picture show

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Step 2:Connect the USB cable to Ford VCM 2,  and Press and hold the button as picture 2 marked

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Step 3.  Hold the Press button till you connect the USB cable to the laptop and hear the beep sounds.

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

Running Bosch\VCI Software(Ford-VCM-II)\VCI Manger(Ford-VCM-II)

 

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When the following figure appears, it means that the recovery mode has been entered.

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Step 4: Then Check Recover and Update the VCM firmware

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Click Start Update to update the firmware, and it will show you:

“Do not unplug the VCMII from the PC  or remove power from the VCMII during the update process”|

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After clicking OK, the interface as shown in the figure below begins to write the new firmware:

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When the upgrade is completed, the following prompt interface will appear, and the system of the VCM II device will restart. When you hear a “beep”
Restart is complete after that. You can now exit VCM II Manger.

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After the device automatically restarts, run IDS. When the icon shown below appears, the VCM 2  update is complete.
It can be used normally.

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Hope it’s helpful to you.
Good luck!