Saturday, April 8, 2017

BMW Coding Guide: How to VO Code F45 F46 F48 Cruise Control?

Are you searching for a step-by-step BMW Cruise Control Coding guide? Here you go! Below you will know how use E-Sys and ENET cable to VO Code BMW F45 F46 F48 Cruise Control to enable this feature.

Once you have your Cruise Control switch physically installed, you will need to enable your Cruise Control feature in your car through "VO coding".

BMW Cruise Control Coding Steps with BMW ENET Coding Cable and BMW E-Sys 3.27.1
1) Start your E-Sys, Click "Read" button and then "Active FA":

2) Go to "SALAPA-Element" and right click and select "Edit":

3) Add the value "544," into the SALAPA-Element and click the save button on the right as highlighted.

4) Click the "save" button to save the file into a XML file with your desired file name.

5) Go to "VCM" section and load the same XML file that you had saved.

6) Right click "calculate FP" and you will see the Vehicle Profile generated.

7) Click the "Write FA FP" button once you are satisfied with your settings which will writes into your ECU memory.

8) To enable Cruise Control for F45/F46/F48, you will need to VO code these 4 modules for F45/F46/ F48:
9) Go to "Coding" section, click "Read ECU" button on the right and then right click on the above-mentioned modules and select "Code". This will enable the settings required for your Cruise Control. Note that the engine need not be switched off for this operation to work successfully.
10) Test your Cruise Control switch to ensure that it has been enabled successfully! Congratulations!

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Monday, April 3, 2017

BMW VO Coding steps with E-Sys 3.28.1 and ENET Cable

Do you know how to edit BMW VO/FA Vehicle Order by using latest E-Sys 3.28.1 and BMW ENET Coding Cable? Check below a step-by-step guide for you!

BMW VO Coding Preparation
1. Free download newest BMW E-Sys software E-Sys 3.28.1 from here:
2. Get a cheap $16.99 BMW ENET Cable to connect E-Sys with your car.

BMW VO Coding Steps
Step 1
Connect your Bimmer with E-Sys 3.28.1 software via BMW ENET Cable.
Open E-Sys 3.28.1 and first select the target chassis.

Step 2
Go to the Expert Mode, choose Coding, click Read button to bring up the FAList.
Click the “Save” button to save the file to any folder on your computer for next editing.

Step 3
Choose FA-Editor then open the FAList file as below:

Open the “FAList” folder on the left and expand it until you see the “SALAPA-element” folder.
You can see many codes they respectively mean the values of the function into the vehicle options.

For the codes meaning you can check this picture:

Now you can delete or add FA from the bottom left window.
Then click the apply changes icon as 2 and click button as 3 to save.

Step 4
In this step you need to upload a list of vehicle options stored in My Computer to your car.
Choose VCM below Expert Mode menu and open the FAList file as below:

New FA must be verified before it can be written to car.
So right click on FA folder and choose “calculate FP”. FP is a vehicle profile.

Expand the SALAPA-Element folder and check the option codes you entered are correct or not.

Step 5
After checking you can upload a list of vehicle options to your vehicle.
Select VCM “Master” tab at the bottom and click “Write FA FP” button on FA FP section.

Now you successfully change the FA, that is to say BMW VO Coding procedure is basically complete.
Step 6
To fully complete it, you also need to activate the option value you changed.
For example, if VO coding edited function related to FRM module, you should initialize the FRM module and activate its value with coding.
You need to activate FA, read SVT, select FRM module then click “Code” button.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

How to install BMW INPA EDIABAS software on Win XP

BMW INPA Ediabas full English version installation tutorial here. Enjoy yourself!

This New BMW INPA K+CAN is great designed With FT232RQ Chip has a Switch which turns LEFT is for 7 pin, RIGHT is for 8 pin (8 pin is for K-LINE protocol, old DCAN cable cannot do this).

K+DCAN Cable software: 5.0.2

The guidance especially for Windows XP users.

Before installing, delete all version of INPA-ADS from your computer.
For example: rename INPA into _INPA, EDIABAS into _EDIABAS etc.

Insert CD to disk E:\ and open it, there will be a file named INPACANinstall which will guide you how to install in detail.

Step1: Open 01_Step1 file in the root of CD disk and copy folder EC-APPS onto disk C:\

Step2: Run the file 01_Step1\NFS\Entpackt\disk1\SETUP.EXE
Choose Windows XP and click next
Choose User Mode and click next
Choose 1 Parametrieren einer neuen Konfiguration ohne Daten
-> Kein API-TRACE 
-> Kein IFH-TRACE 
-> Komfort(.IPO) and click next
Then press any key to continue
This step Complete

Step3: Run the file 02_Setup2\INSTALL\Instprog.exe
-Choose English, press continue
-While choosing the HDD disk C:\ for initial setup, do not change, the installation must be on drive C:\ only, press continue
-Choose configuration BMW Group Rectification Programs UK and press continue
-Activate all spare boxes with:
NCS Expert 3.0.8 - Complete
-Press continue to start installation and press End to exit the installation

Step4: Run the file 03_Setup3\INSTALL\Instprog.exe
-Choose English, press continue, press continue again
-While choosing the HDD disk C:\ for initial setup, do not change, the installation must be on drive C:\ only, press continue
-Choose configuration BMW Group Rectification Programs UK and press continue
-Activate all spare boxes with:
NCS Expert 3.0.8 - UPDATE
-Press continue to start installation and press End to exit the installation

Find the file C:\EC-APPS\INPA\CFGDAT named inpa.ini and replace it with the file inpa.ini that is in the root directory of CD disk

Step6: Plug the adapter into spare USB-Port and install drivers manually
Copy the Driver_D_CAN_USB file onto disk C:\
Choose install from a list of specific location
Select the folder Driver_D_CAN_USB
You may install the same driver again
Complete driver installation
Then Change the number of COM-port to the value from 2 to 4, also change the value of Latency Timer from 16 to 1.


Step7: open disk C:\EDIABAS\BIN\Ediabas.ini
In the file EDIABAS.ini 
Interface = STD:OBD must be choosen

Step8: in the file C:\Windows\OBD.INI, put the number of USB-COM-port to the value that you remember in step 3

Step9: Run the file Driver_D_CAN_USB\OBDSetup.exe

After doing these, you should RE-BOOT the computer again!

Step10: test
-Connect BMW car with laptop via INPA cable ( via USB Port and OBDII port)
-Turn ignition on
-Run the INPA from: C:\EC-APPS\INPA\BIN\inpaload.exe
-Choose the model of BMW and type of modells you want to see
-Close the soft and disconnect the INPA cable from USB Port each time you change the car connect.


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